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.
View of Brother Michael Lamm O.F.M., one of the Franciscan friars, standing on the steps of the church, which are covered with rubble from the damaged bell towers. Part of the church portal and 3 attached columns are visible in the background.
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.
View of Slauson and Second Ave. flooded during or after a heavy rainstorm. A man is carrying a woman across the street, and two men man and women stand at the corner behind them. Three automobiles are in the street. A single story brick commercial building is behind them. Commercial signs read "Bakery & Groceries," 20 Mule Team Borax for Washing Machines and Dish Washing," "Eggs," "Soda," and "We Make Your Car New, ...Auto Repairing." A street sign reads "2nd Ave."
View of houses on the Los Angeles River that were later washed away in a flood caused by a torrential rain storm. They were located next to the Glendale bridge, which was also washed out, in Atwater Village near Glendale.
Louise Peete was convicted on Feb. 5, 1921 of first-degree murder in the death of Jacob Denton. She served 18 years in San Quentin before being released. In 1945 she was convicted of a second murder, this time of Margaret Logan, a wealthy woman who had supported Peete while she was in prison. For the second murder she was given the death penalty, and in 1947 became the second woman to be executed in California.