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Buster Keaton during armory ceremony
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The Armory Building was designed in by State Architect J.W. Woollett for the California National Guard 160th Infantry and built in 1912. In 2003, the California Science Center's Board of Directors voted to rename the Armory Building as the Wallis Annenberg Building for Science Learning and Innovation due to contributions toward the redevelopment of the building by architect Thomas Mayne, which reopened in 2004.
Photograph caption dated August 11, 1927 reads, "Buster Keaton being commissioned as a captain in the Oregon National Guard. The ceremony took place last night in the local Armory, with officers of the 160th Infantry, Regimental Staff, California national Guard, officiating, through special arrangement between the Governor of Oregon and the Oregon Guard and California officials and the California Guard. Left to right, Lieutenant Colonel Seth E. Howard, executive officer; Captain Marvin C. Bradley, operations officer; Buster Keaton, Colonel Harcourt Hervey, commanding; Captain Charles Kastler, regimental supply officer, and Captain Harold E. hopping, adjutant.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1015
Keaton, Buster,--1895-1966
Oregon.--National Guard
160th Regiment State Armory (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Military uniforms
Armories--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Woollett, J. W

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