This photograph may be related to the article "R.O.T.C. Awaits Honor Award, Streamer to Be Given at Thursday Celebration, Thousand Students to Join Armistice Parade, Various Schools of City to Observe Occasion," Los Angeles Times, November 4, 1932.
Portrait of Frank A. Bouelle, Superintendent of Schools, seated at his desk. Bouelle was the superintendent of the Los Angeles City School District from February 1, 1929 until his retirement in January, 1937.
Dopey Swigle along with his brother Happy and his Ma and Pa are identified as a wrestling clan - a family that hails from the Arkansas Ozarks - are traveling wrestlers who toss down a mat and scuffle in the middle of the Main street of every town they pass through. Dopey is attempting to teach himself to read in order to better himself and his family.