Two unidentified women play on a swing set during the annual Iowa Picnic. The Iowa Picnic was an annual gathering of Iowans living in Los Angeles and Long Beach. The gathering brought together over 100,000 people in 1935 and was often held at Bixby Park and Lincoln Park.
Swim suit models during a fashion show that featured local designers. The show was part of a fashion event that lasted for a week and featured designs by Mary Ann De Weese, Margit Fellegi, and Lynn Lester
Drill team marching in the California Admission Day parade, held in Santa Monica. The parade, led by Governor Merriam, was a feature event of the three day Admission Day celebration, which commemorated the 87th anniversary of the day California became a state
An airplane soaring through the sky at the annual National Air Races, held at the Los Angeles Municipal Airport. Nearly 100 of the most talented pilots from across the world participated and thousands attended.
Group of policemen with strikers in the background during the Conference of Studio Unions strike against all Hollywood studios. The CSU strike began in March 1945 and was around the six month mark when it turned violent on October 5, 1945, known as Hollywood Black Friday. National exposure of this violence forced negotiations between studios and the CSU. Negotiation ended the strike about a month later, but CSU didn't last much longer and was eventually disbanded and absorbed by rival union IATSE.
Woman models a sparkly "cover-up" swim suit design by Margit Fellegi during a fashion show. The fashion event lasted for a week and featured designs by Mary Ann De Weese, Margit Fellegi, and Lynn Lester