View of Mrs. John Paton, standing left, next to U.S. flag and behind table, in dress and holding strip of lace, Ethel Capstaff, seated middle, behind table, in dress and holding strip of lace, Mrs. Frederick Sedding, standing right, behind table. These women were in charge of arranging the National Society of Daughters of the British Empire's benefit at the Ebell Club to support the British Old Peoples' Home in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
Daughters of the British Empire members Mrs. B.W. Templeman, Cora Dow, Anna Poussette, Ethel Capstaff, Agnes Botterell, and Eva Sedding standing in an awning-covered patio. In the background is a building with a Spanish tile roof and pillars. This photograph was probably taken during the sixteenth annual state convention of the Daughters of the British Empire, which took place on March 30-April 1, 1936 at the Women's Athletic Club. Attendees also visited the British Old People's Home in Sierra Madre.