Dinsmore Alter, Director of the Griffith Observatory, talks to a group of Boy Scouts from Arizona. They are next to the Zeiss refracting telescope in the east dome of the newly constructed observatory.
General Patrick J. H. Farrell posing in uniform with military baton. The initials "U.S." appear on his collar. One of the things Farrell was known for was starting the first boy scouts organization in the United States.