Dilapidated conditions of public schools are shown to voters to encourage them to support school bonds. The Federal government has proposed adding $10,139,000 if the bonds are approved in the election.
Possibly related to the article “Coast City Building in New Hands, Santa Barbara Office Structure May Be Turned Into Hotel.” Los Angeles Times, 17 Mar. 1929. Sale of the controlling interest of the stock in the company which owns and operates the Central Building, six-story office structure at State and De La Guerra streets was announced last week. ...
Blond-haired, short-statured Walter Haliwell, known as "Wally Hally", seemed an unlikely boxer, but with the help of coach Jerry Pelton has proved remarkably successful, and has received trepidation but ultimately love and support from his minister father in his choice of career.
View of the ruins of homes destroyed by the Sunset Canyon fires of early December, 1927. The fires destroyed approximately 100 bungalows and cabins in Sunset Canyon and caused additional damage elsewhere. Thousands fought the fire over several days.
Rabbi Edgar F. Magnin, Bishop Bertrand Stevens, and Thomas S. Evans, all leaders of the University Religious Conference, pose with Reverend Everett Clinchy, director of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. They stand in front of an American Airlines plane at the airport. Rabbi Magnin is holding a book that appears to be "Men of Turmoil" published by Minton, Balch & Company.
At center, a U.S.C. vaulter is captured falling through the air after he knocks over the bar during a vault attempt. His body is angled away from camera and faces slightly right. He extends his right arm outward. Beneath him, the bar is visible falling to the ground. At center, the pole stands upright on an angle to the left. On the ground, two meet officials stand at left, beside the vaulting area, and watch the vaulter. The field sprawls into the distance. A few people at right face towards the vaulter. Empty stadium seats and the Coliseum's main entrance stretch across the background.
Two cars parked at roadside, two men in suits and hats standing inspecting them, two men seated in drivers' seats, with fields and eucalyptus trees at left and right, another car driving on road in background, billboard in left foreground reading: Economical Transportation, Chevrolet, Barr, San Pedro
View of the Indian teepee with hand-drawn decoration on a flatbed truck in the Loyalty Day Parade. 8 riders are visible; signs on the float read "Friendly Indians," "Savage Indians," "Church Boys' Clubs Age 9-11." Signs on commercial buildings read "103 Rex Cafe 103," "Meubles al Contado y en Abonos," "101 Pacific Furniture House."
Grand Duchess Marie, center with hands clasped, stands at the entrance of the Orthodox Russian Church on Micheltorena and Ellsworth streets in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. She is surrounded by Russian officials and emigres.
A woman, Geneva Shimp, poses with an ancient Egyptian glass vase. She wears a dark, satiny dress with light-colored earrings and a bracelet. The short, squat vessel has a wide body and wide-lipped opening. There is some corrosion on the bottom base, the handle, and the opening. The vase was actually a perfume phial from the time period of the Twelfth Dynasty, during the reign of the pharaoh, Amenhe. This was part of an exhibit at the Los Angeles Museum, now the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, which showcased other similar ancient vessels from Egypt and a related lecture series. The museum is located at 900 Exposition Boulevard.
About 18 football players and 2 referees on football field, with photographers, players, and spectators in foreground, bleachers half-filled with spectators and trees in background. Occidental players Rex Huddleston (37) and Dan Jeffries (38) at right center.
Women in white march in a Memorial Day procession at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. They may belong to the Gold Star Mothers, American War Mothers, or one of several women’s auxiliaries centered on military service.
Possible related to the article, “HUGE STOCK ROBBERY TO NET NOTHING: Non-Negotiable Paper Seized Burglar Takes $500,000 in Securities From Bel-Air Mansion of Hormel Burglar Invades Mansion HORMEL HOME BURGLARS CAN’T DISPOSE OF STOCK,” Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 1935: 1.
La Vina Sanatorium (Sanitorium, Sanitarium) was founded in 1909 and incorporated in 1911. The original buildings burned down in 1935. It was rebuilt with designs by architects Myron Hunt and H. C. Chambers.
A prominent Los Angeles shanty town, or “Hooverville,” was located on a five-acre vacant lot on Alameda and Firestone during the early 1930s, the height of the Great Depression, populated by homeless people and families. This particular Hooverville was located on 8445 S. Alameda Street.
Divine Order of the Royal Arms of the Great Eleven was founded by May Blackburn and her daughter Ruth Wieland Rizzio in the 1920s. The two women believed they were high priestesses who were charged by Angel Gabriel to write two books that would "reveal all the mysteries of life and death and heaven and earth." The cult was investigated for the death of a child Willa Rhoads and the disappearance of some of the cult's members. All of these investigations were started by a complaint made by Clifford R. Dabney, who charged that he gave Blackburn $40,000 to finish writing the books but the books never materialized.
A series of special events and entertainment including parades, music, and a coronation ceremony honoring the King and Queen of the festival - Thomas W. Temple and Gabriela Quiroz are some events of the three-day festival marking the Old Mission's 164th birthday anniversary.
The history of the locket's ownership is traced as such: after Washington's death it was given to Col. Tonsard. In 1916 it was given to Maud Yoder by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stocker - Mrs. Stocker's maiden name was Clara Baldwin, daughter of E.J. Baldwin. Col. Tonsard is assumed to be an ancestor of Stocker's mother, who was a friend of Maud Yoder. And now it is in the possession of Chas A. Kemper.
A group of women surround two models, one wearing an evening dress from the style of 1933, and the second wearing a dress from the style 50 years previous. The model's clothing is part of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of J.W. Robinson Co department store.
Emil Ludwig stands at center and looks to the camera while exiting a train car. In one hand, he holds a hat and book; he rests the other hand in his jacket pocket. He is captured mid-stride as he steps down the railroad car's steps. The car is viewed close-up and occupies the background. Directly behind Mr. Ludwig, the interior of the train car is visible.
George Godfrey, "The Leiperville Shadow," was the ring name of Feab Smith Williams, a heavyweight boxer from the state of Alabama who fought from 1919-1937. Godfrey twice won the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. In 2003, Godfrey was named to the Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.