Electronically digitized by the Palos Verdes Library District, from the Palos Verdes Homes Association Photograph Collection held in the Local History Room. Copyright status must be investigated before publishing or commercial use. To obtain permission and images for publication purposes please contact the Palos Verdes Library District.
Image shows group portrait in arched doorway of the auditorium at Malaga Cove School, located at 385 Via Almar in Malaga Cove, with the second annual Colonial Ball, hosted by the Palos Verdes Woman's Club. Visible are sixteen men and women, dressed in eighteenth-century costumes, identified (left to right) as: 1. Irmadelle Rous; 2. Ivan Ihm; 3. Mrs. Ivan Ihm; 4.& 5. [unidentified]; 6. Robert Paull; 7. Emilie Paull; 8. Helen Cook (daughter of John Frederick Cook, first chairman of Palos Verdes Library Board, and later (1930) Mrs. Charles Wright); 9. & 10. [unidentified]; 11. Genevieve Kendall (music teacher, Palos Verdes School); 12. [unidentified]; 13. George Gibbs (1861-1840); 14. Florence Gibbs (1876-1944); 15. Ellis Yarnell; and 16. Mrs. Ellis Yarnell. Approximately 140 guests attended the ball in the auditorium, which was decorated with candlelight and cut tree branches. Malaga Cove School, designed by the architectural film of Allison & Allison, opened on April 5, 1926. (See Palos Verdes Bulletin, March 1928, p. 3, for a description and other photos of the evening.) Date Built: 1925 Photo Source: Palos Verdes Homes Association PVH building permit #49.
1 photographic print (b/w); 7.25 x 9.25 in.
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Balls (Parties) Portraits, Group Gibbs, Florence Wellington Gibbs, George Ihm, Ivan Ihm, Ivan, Mrs Kendall, Genevieve A Paull, Emilie Schellenberg Paull, Robert Galloway Rous, Irmadelle Wright, Helen Cook Yarnell, Ellis Yarnell, Ellis, Mrs Colonial Ball (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) Malaga Cove School (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) Elementary schools--California--Palos Verdes Estates Auditoriums