Photograph of prominent socialite and philanthropist, Florence M. Irish, more popularly known as Mrs. Leiland Atherton Irish. Mrs. Irish has a long list of achievements, which include being named Times Woman of the Year in 1957 and receiving a National Brotherhood Award in 1963. She served on the executive board of the Women's Committee for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and was the executive director of the Southern California Symphony Association. She was also President of the Women's division, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and member of the executive committee. In the picture, she is posing as sitting behind a desk, pencil in hand, looking over a seating chart of a theatre [possibly the L.A. Philharmonic Auditorium].
View of San Francisquito Canyon shortly after the failure of the Saint Francis Dam and cataclysmic flood. Concrete debris from the broken dam wall is visible in the distance and the remaining dike wing of the dam is visible as a light, horizontal line in far distance beyond.
Gordon Stewart Northcott standing at the front of a courtroom during his murder trials. Northcott was accused of kidnapping, molesting, torturing, and brutally murdering three young boys and aiding in the murder of another in 1928. His mother admitted to the murder and received a life sentence in jail. Northcott was found guilty on all accounts and was executed by hanging on October 2, 1930 at the age of 23.
Several men and women stand in front of the side of an airplane. At center, from left to right, Anthony Fokker and James A. Talbot stand in profile, facing one another, as they shake each other's hand. Directly behind them, Violet Fokker is flanked by 2 unidentified men as she looks on. A man and woman stand behind and to the left of the group at center. Harris M. Hanshue and another man stand to the right of the group at center. Harris M. Hanshue looks directly to the camera. Behind the entire group, the aircraft's passenger windows are visible at left and along the side of the plane at right, a graphic reads, "[RIC]HFIEL[D] [G]ASOLIN[E] [...] POWER."
Photograph of Thirteenth district councilman, Carl I. Jacobson (fifth from right, front row) surrounded by lawyers and counsel, during his trial for violation of the moral code. Councilman Jacobson was charged with resorting to a room for immoral purposes. He was later freed of charges, and it was reported that he had been framed.
Protesters gather at the intersection of Plaza St. and Sanchez St. in Los Angeles. There are men and women in the crowds, and a a podium is visible. A Brunswig Drug Co. billboard is visible in the background as well as and a poster with a hammer in hand that says "WORKERS OF THE WORLD UNITE" that has speakers attached to it in the middle of the crowd. Another sign saying "WE WANT MILK!" is held up. In the background there is a "El Nuevo Porvenir" mexicana store and a place that is named "Academia Sanchez".
ANSWER: That enlarged photo of a movie actor and that high-perched globe at the Crossroads of the World and those palm trees should've told you that the photo was made on Sunset Blvd. The beautiful edifice itself is the church of the Blessed Sacrament at 6657 Sunset blvd., truly one of Hollywood's most magnificent churches.
Kirschke surrounded by microphones held by reporters and with a deputy sheriff standing behind him as he talks. This was at the time of his trial for the double murders of his wife, Elaine, and her lover, Orville (Bill) Drankhan.
Misses Barbara Blumenthal, Barbara Levy, Ilene Freiberg, Shirley Rosenthal and Emma Joseph, members of the Junior Auxiliary of the Hebrew Sheltering Home for the Aged, met at the home of Mrs. Sol Lesser, seated at right, to discuss charity plans of the Helping Hand group to which Mrs. Lesser belongs. Mrs. Mortimer Singer is in charge of the "Nine O'clock Show," which will be given Saturday at the Cathay Circle Theater by the Helping Hand group for charity when these juniors will usher.