Photographs of different events from the same track meet appear with the article, "TROJAN TRACK TEAM OVERWHELMS OXY, 107 TO 33: BUD HOUSER GRABS OFF TRIO OF FIRST PLACES U.S.C. Athletes Score Clean Sweep in Five Events; Les Heilman Breaks Trojan Record TROJAN TRACK OUTFIT WINS," Los Angeles Times, 21 Feb. 1926: A1
An athlete participates in the Pacific Fleet track meet and is captured mid-jump during the broad jump competition. The landing pit extends across the foreground and back to the right. At center, a jumper hovers in mid-air, facing slightly left. He jumps with his knees pulled close to his chest and with both of his arms flayed to his sides. Along the left edge of the pit, two meet officials hold a measuring tape. Several other athletes stand behind them and watch the jumper.
This photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, December 9, 1932, Seven Sworn in as Members of California Judicial Council. Seven court chiefs, representing all types of California tribunals, were sworn in as members of the Judicial Council of the State of California yesterday by Chief Justice Waste of the State Supreme Court, ex-officio chairman of the council.
Ex-President Herbert Hoover with part of his fishing party, William L. Honnold, mining engineer and former associate [right] and Willitts J. Hole, owner of the yacht Samona II [left]. The stand on the deck of the yacht in front of a window sign reading, "Samona II."
This is a picture of Dr. Joseph Morton Howell, physician and ex Consul-General as well as Minister Plenipotentiary to Egypt and the Near East in 1921-27, during his extended Los Angeles lecture and vacation visit. Dr. Howell poses for the photograph at a desk covered with papers, dressed in a three-piece suit, complete with tie and a pocket square.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Dentists Begin Meeting Here; Concern Voiced by Leader Over Neglect of Teeth Due to Depression; State Hygienists' Association Group Also Registered for Proceedings," 5 Jun. 1934: A5.
Referenced in more recent article, "Dusting Off the Pages From California's Past," [Los Angeles Times, September 28, 1983]. There is no related article from photograph's time period. This more recent column references the image's subject as part of the Los Angeles Public Library's collection of historical documents. The printed document in the photograph is an original decree establishing Los Angeles as the new capital of the Mexican territory of Alta California. It is signed by then Secretary of the State, Jose Maria Gutierrez de Estrada, on behalf of the interim president of Mexico, Miguel Barragan. The names of other persons, printed in the decree, include: Basilio Arillaga, Deputy President; Antonio Pacheco Leal, President of the Senate; Demetrio del Castillo, Deputy Secretary; and Manuel Miranda, Secretary of the Senate. It is dated May 23, 1935.
Photograph of Bud Langley (Lawrence Dwight Langley), football player for the University of Southern California, on a sports field with buildings in the background. His right leg is extended upward because he has just kicked a football.
In 1926-1927, Crown Prince Gustav Adolf and Crown Princess Louise of Sweden made an international trip around the world to benefit Swedish interests, which was described as a great success, especially the trip to the USA, during which they travelled over the nation from New York to San Francisco.
Photograph of eleven child actors posing for a group portrait with Judge McComb, in the judge's office, on the occasion of receiving approved contracts. McComb is handing a contract to actress Peggy Terry and the other actresses are already holding theirs.
Possibly related to the article “Girl Gets Way--In Air, Injunction Denied in Fight to Bar Actress From Plane Trip,” Los Angeles Times, 1 Mar. 1927: 11. The article states: Petition for an injunction to prevent Helene Millard, an actress at a Hollywood theater, from flying to the bedside of her father, Royal Millard, reported ill in San Francisco, was denied yesterday by Judge Baird after the court had inspected the airplane said to have been chartered by Miss Millard, and pronounced it safe for the flight. …
"Alice in Wonderland" float in the form of an open book with "Once upon a time" written on the left page. The Red queen is played by Cricket Caukin, the March Hare is played by Marvel Purrucker, the mad Hatter is played by Jean Bellinger, Alice is played by Dorothy Clayton, the little fairy is Laura Jacobson and Eugene Ober and Eugene Pitzer are the gnomes. The float was entered by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and this photograph was taken on Orange Grove Blvd. before the start of the Rose Parade.
Photograph of a uniformed man unloading a box from an armored car on commercial street after the Long Beach earthquake. A policeman stands nearby and a dolly is on the sidewalk next to the armored car. Spectators watch from across the street.
James K. Spencer (90) with his wife Sarah M. Kelsey Payne Spencer (84) celebrating his 90th birthday and their sixty-eight years of togetherness. Both were born in Indiana and were married in Kansas in 1867, when Mrs. Spencer was 16 years old. The couple lived in several states and resided in Los Angeles from 1930. They had six children, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Newton D. Baker, former Secretary of War (left), and Dr. Ernest James Jaqua, first president of Scripps College for Women (right), in cap and gown in front of an ivy-covered Scripps campus building on the day of the dedication of the college.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, “Three Local Boys Compete In Mexican Track Championships: Ramos, Luna and Castillo, High School Products, to Participate in Tampico Classic Next Month," 30 Aug. 1933: A9.
Three judges assembled at the judge's bench in the courtroom of Alred E. Paonessa (L to R): Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court William H. Waste, Municipal Court Alfred E. Paonessa and California Supreme Court Associate Justice Emmet Seawell.
Photograph of Alfred E. Mirsky conducting research at a lab bench at the William G. Kirckhoff marine laboratories of the California Institute of Technology. Mirsky is wearing a lab coat and he holds a glass tube above a test tube.
Related to the articles, “Blimp Volunteer Finds Mooring to Floating Mast at Harbor Easy,” Los Angeles Times, 24 Feb. 1932: A3, and “Ship Could Moor Zeppelin: Patoka, Equipped to Anchor Air Liner in Emergency, Has Received No Orders to be Prepared,” Los Angeles Times, 15 Oct. 1928: 2.
This photograph appears with the article, "'Rasslin Tough Game' Says Referee M'Donald: West's Outstanding Mat Official Tells Trials, Tribulations of Being an Arbiter," Los Angeles Times, 13 Aug. 1935: A14.
Photograph of a women being questioned during the coroner's inquest into the shooting murder of Harry Meagher. The woman could be his wife, Fern Meagher, or the friend he had been visiting just before hi murder, Velva Nalley. Three men can be seen sitting in the jury box on the right, a man stands beside the bench of the coroner, and a man is seated at a table in front of the bench.
Gordon L. McDonough was an industrial chemist in Los Angles from 1918 to 1933, a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors from 1933 to 1944, and U.S. Representative from California from 1945 to 1963.
An audience of primarily women are seated in an auditorium. A runway is built on the auditorium's main aisle. The runway ends toward the back in front of the exits. The crowd were attendees of The Los Angeles Times' First Annual Fashion Show, where designers from the fashion and entertainment worlds introduced their Fall styles. This crowd was just one of several audiences whom attended multiple showings of the event--which included amateur and professional models, actors, singing, and other types of entertainment. The show took place in the Los Angeles Times building on 202 West 1st Street, inside what is now the Harry Chandler Auditorium.
Margaret Willis confessed to the police that she fatally shot Dr. Benjamin Baldwin in self defense. To keep the murder from her son she hid the body of Dr. Baldwin in a trunk, and together she and Bert C. Webster tossed the suitcase over an embankment.
Tommy Harris (right), the gardener for Hazel Glab's former neighbor, Mrs. W. S. Goodrich, testified as a witness when the Glab trial was opened again in 1936. Beside him is Harry K. Diebold, possibly also a witness.
Gordon Stewart Northcott and his mother Louisa were accused of kidnapping, abusing & murdering 4 boys on their chicken ranch in Riverside County. Louisa confessed to killing one boy; Walter Collins and was sentenced to life in prison. Gordon was tried and convicted on 3 counts for murdering Louis & Nelson Winslow & an unidentified Latino boy. He was executed by hanging on October 2, 1930.
There will be a 91st division reunion at the Patriotic Hall. The Legion post represents the first 500 Los Angeles men who left for service during World War I. New officers are Commander J. B. Adams, Vice-Commander Charles H. Hendricks, Finance Officer A. E. Len, Chaplain Lee E. Sherwood and Sergeant-at-Arms S. Jensen.
Float representing the Golden Gate Bridge with an exposition invitation displayed on the side "San Francisco Invites You In 1938" seen as it passes the Goodhue flagpole at Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.