Rufus B. Von Kleinsmid awarding a diploma to an older woman graduate, with other faculty members seated, all in caps and gowns, under decorated pavilion, with Coliseum peristyle with scaffolding visible in background
A woman waves from a palanquin carried by several men. She wears a bikini outfit made of gleaming material. Her palanquin bearers are in what appears to be African-dress. A shriner in a fez and jacket walks beside the procession. The Al Malaikah Shrine Temple of Los Angeles hosted a pageant, of which the theme was One Thousand and One Nights, or Arabian Nights. The event was hosted at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Peltzer, the world record holder at the 880 at the time, was particularly interested in running on the Coliseum track, which he praised as a fast track. Two months after this photograph was taken he ran against local racers and set a new Southern California record. During World War II, Peltzer was imprisoned by the Germans because was gay.
Schumann-Heink, left, and Mayor Frank Shaw, center, watch the Memorial Day parade from a table at the Coliseum field. An unidentified woman sits beside Mayor Shaw. Schumann-Heink sand the "Star-Spangled Banner" that day.
Chorus sings in the stands at the Pageant of Liberty. The conductor stands on a platform in front of the singers. Most of the female singers wear white dresses and hats. The men wear jackets and ties. On either side of the chorus, a crowd looks on from the stands. A band is in a pit at ground level.
This photograph appears with the article, "BARNES SETS NEW VAULT RECORD AS U. S.C . WINS: AMERICAN MARK FALLS BEFORE TROJAN STAR Clears 13ft. 5 7-8in. in Sensational Performance; Cromwell's Athletes Pile Up 73 Points in Meet BARNES BREAKS VAULT RECORD Trojan Sophomore Clears 13ft. 5 7-8in. U. S.C . Athletes Walk Away With Relay Meet Cromwell's Men Win All But One Relay," Los Angeles Times, 28 Feb. 1926: A1
Shriners sit around a carpeted floor, dressed in stylized costumes of ancient Arabia. Five men appear to be part of the fraternal organization, dressed in the ostentatious wear of the nobility, while one man is dressed the part of a servant. The Al Malaikah Shrine Temple of Los Angeles hosted a pageant, of which the theme was One Thousand and One Nights, or Arabian Nights. The event was hosted at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Elmer Boyden's (University of California at Berkeley track team member) wins a half-mile race with Percy Niersbach (University of Southern California track team member) coming up on the right, in the Coliseum, with track officials watching.
Lafayette at Valley Forge float at the Pageant of Liberty. Three men stand atop the float wearing Colonial garb. There is a small house and a canon on the float. A man stands next to it, and other men and cars are visible in the background.
This photograph, cropped and reversed, appears with the article “Peace Transcending Note As War Dead Paid Honor, Prayers Offered Up in Memory of Those Who Fell Grist to Mars on Flanders Fields,” Los Angeles Times, 12 Nov. 1926
"Submarine Garden" float from Educational Pictures at the Electrical Parade and sports pageant in the Memorial Coliseum, a charity event produced by local film studios. A sign on the float reads "Educational Pictures."
Viewed from above, police officers stand in formation on the field of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in the near distance at center. They stand in several rows that face towards the right and stretch back to the right. All men appear to salute. Nearer to the camera and to the left of the rows of officers, a small marching band stands at the edge of the field. A dirt track lines the perimeter of the field. It passes along the bottom edge and stretches up the right edge of the image. At the far end of the field, vehicles line the curve of the track. The Coliseum's seats stretch across the background at left and its arched entrance rises at right.
Photographs taken at the same dual track meet appear with the articles, “How Trojans Tripped Stanford,” Los Angeles Times, 06 May 1934: D3, and “Boys Outdo Themselves to Run Away with Meet Southern California Scores Easy 82 2-3 to 48 1-3 Win Over Rivals as Records Fall,” Los Angeles Times, 06 May 1934: D1
Related to Los Angeles Times article, June 6, 1925, “California the Golden” Notable Achievement, Spectacle of Schools Depicting History of State Acclaimed by Visiting Shriners. The public schools’ contribution to the Shrine entertainment, “California the Golden” … "The San Carlos," Van-Ness-avenue school ...