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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes. This show took place at the Pan Pacific Auditorium.; Pan Pacific Auditorium was located at 7600 Beverly Boulevard in the Fairfax district. Its green and white western-facing 228 foot long facade featured four stylized towers and flagpoles meant to represent upswept aircraft fins above the entrance. Designed by architects Wurdemann & Becket, it was one of America's finest examples of Streamline Moderne architecture. From 1935 to 1972, when it was closed after the Los Angeles Convention Center opened, it held numerous sporting events, rallies, circuses, and car shows. After years of neglect and failed attempts at restoration, the structure was destroyed by fire in 1989. Pan Pacific Park is now located at this site. Photograph caption dated October 28, 1966 reads, "A Mercury convertible and Miss Teen America candidates at Auto Show. L-R: M'lise Honegg, Stockton; Susan Rabino, Monterey; Beverly Shumaker, Tucson; Mary Pramuk, Seattle."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00105899 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 3537 CARL0005264030 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31177
Los Angeles Auto Show Pan Pacific Auditorium (Los Angeles, Calif.) Ford Motor Company.--Mercury Division Automobile shows--California--Los Angeles Mercury automobile Automobiles, Convertible--California--Los Angeles Automobiles--California--Los Angeles Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Auditoriums--California--Fairfax (Los Angeles) Lost architecture--California--Fairfax (Los Angeles) Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Wurdeman, Walter C Becket, Welton Motor Car Dealers Association of Los Angeles