The Ebell of Los Angeles is an educational and philanthropic organization founded by women in 1894. The mission is to participate in and encourage the educational, cultural and social growth of the diverse Los Angeles community. In honor of Dr.Adrian Ebell. --From Ebell of Los Angeles mission statement. Declared Historic-Cultural Monument #250 by the City of Los Angeles in 1982.
Mrs. Grace McGowan, wife of Ellsworth McGowan, sits on a tiled window bay ledge, legs crossed, holding a booklet. Also on the ledge are a variety of plants, mostly cacti and succulents, and a statue of two seated children.