Members of the Polack Bros. Circus set up for their show inside Shrine Auditorium, which is part of the Shrine Charity Circus event. The Shrine Charity Circus is an annual 10-day event, which features an indoor show by the Polack Bros. Circus. Orphaned and underprivileged children are allowed to visit the circus as their admission is paid by affluent members of the community. The circus also travels to the children's hospital to entertain sick children who can't attend. Proceeds from the circus go to Shrine charitable activities.
John Coleman Burroughs exhibits oil paintings at Stendahl Gallery. The paintings were oils and pastels depicting indigenous Mexicans. Burroughs was the son of Edgar Rice Burroughs, American author best known for his creation of the character Tarzan.
American artist Rockwell Kent and his wife Frances Lee Kent. Kent lectured at the Philharmonic Auditorium on "Warm Hearts and Cold Feet in Greenland," where he showed motion pictures of the scenes he described.
Gloria Swanson, silent film actress, holds the burning mortgage to the Bide-A-Wee home for women while Minnie Barton watches. Swanson helped Minnie Barton, home founder, pay the mortgage by sending $100 a month for several years. A group gathered to burn the mortgage in celebration of completing payment on the home set up by Barton to help working mothers. Also in attendance were Mary Brill, president of the Big Sister League, Superior Judge Georgia Bullock, Mrs. Robert Ladd Gifford, and Chief Davis. Minnie Barton was the second woman to join the Los Angeles Police Department and also founded the Barton Home for girls in 1917. Gloria Swanson was an actress best known for her role as Norma Desmond in the film Sunset Boulevard.