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Olympic ceremonies
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Photograph was also sued for an article dated February 15, 1970.
Photograph caption dated August 3, 1932 reads, "Photo shows Governor James Rolph Jr. planting the Olympic tree, an oak, at ceremonies today dedicating the north entrance of Exposition Park. Left to right, Mabel Socha, president of the park commission; Governor Rolph, William May Garland, head of the Olympic organizing committee; Dr. Rufus B. von Kleinsmid, president of the University of Southern California."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2280
Kleinsmid, Rufus Bernhard von,--1875-1964
Rolph, James,--1869-1934
University of Southern California
University of Southern California--Presidents
Olympic Games--(10th :--1932 :--Los Angeles, Calif.)
Tree planting--California--Los Angeles
College presidents--United States
Oaks--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Time Period

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