Text in notragir, written by three different hands in one column: fols. 1-32 have 18 lines each, and fols. 33-59 have 13-15 lines each. Subtitles in red notragir or bolorgir, and initials throughout the codex in red notragir capitals. The quires are not numbered. Because of the many lacunae in the codex, the number of leaves in the gatherings cannot be determined.
Text in modern sheghagir, in black and red ink, written in one column of 23-26 lines. The book’s title is written in large, bold erkat’agir. Some large initials are in red erkat’agir; other smaller initials in erkat’agir or notragir capitals in black or red ink. The quires are not numbered.
Most of the text written in bolorgir, the remainder (fols. 6-9, 20, 27-29v, 35v-36, 38-39) in notragir, text written in one column of 20-23 lines. Subtitles in red bolorgir, or notragir, and initials mostly in red erkat’agir.
Mary B. Skeele, wife of Walter Skeele, the Professor of Organ and Dean of the College of Music at the University of Southern California was kidnapped in 1933. The ransom was paid and Mrs. Skeele was returned unharmed. A former student was found guilty of the crime.
At the Tenth Olympiad banquet at the Biltmore, John C. Porter (Mayor of Los Angeles), Frank Merriam (Lieutenant Governor 1932-1934), Harry Chandler, James Rolph (Governor of California 1931-1934), 1 unidentified man, Adolph Schleicher (President of the Chamber of Commerce), Charles Curtis (Vice President 1929-1933) and others seated on one side of a banquet table in the Biltmore Hotel ballroom.
Possibly related to the article “Clubwomen in Generous Response as Appeals Sounded to Unfortunates, Cheery Yule Assured for Many Homes, Thousands of Trees Lighted for Gala Programs.” Los Angeles Times, 23 Dec. 1934: B4. The article states: … Mrs. Queen Boardman, chairman of Christmas-Out-of-Doors, heralded the advent of the season … elaborate Christmas programs and the lighting of outdoor trees … Youngsters as guests …
Typescript note related to photograph 21198/zz002dfv41, which reads, "West Adams Women's Club. Mrs. Delos Delano, founder; Mrs. D. H. Hayes, retiring president and Mrs. Hayes P. Drake, incoming president.
The "Making of the Mission Bells" float features a floral rendition of the San Gabriel Mission at the back of the float with a priest (Raoul de Ramirez), and a forge in the front with a blacksmith (George Gantus), and another man in a cape (Arnoldo de Ramirez) and 4 visible ladies in Spanish dress (there were 5 in all: Norma Dana, Laurita Lugo, Calrito Lugo, Floretta Cortez, and Gracia Didier). The float was entered by the city of San Gabriel and is seen at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
View of 11 men and 4 children standing outside of tents in a relief camp for people who were displaced by the flood following the failure of the Saint Francis Dam. About 17 tents are visible, with a wooden building the center and mountains in the background.