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Rosemary Chew and Olive Young standing in front of the Elk's Lodge No. 99, Los Angeles, 1928
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Bartlett, Adelbert, 1887-1966 (photographer)
Elks (Fraternal order) Lodge No. 99 (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Buildings (subject)
Chew, Rosemary (subject)
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UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Bartlett (Adelbert) Papers
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Olive Young was an actress who was a major star at the Great Wall studio in Shanghai from 1926 to 1929. Born Olive Young in St. Joseph, Missouri, she first visited China at the age of 16, when her parents sent her to Hong Kong to complete her education. Two years later she began her acting career in Shanghai. After 1929, she returned to the United States and had a brief acting career in Hollywood.
Rosemary Chew and Olive Young standing hand in hand in front of the former Elk's Lodge No. 99 building (607 Park View Street) with arched windows, two angel statues and frieze near roof. The building is an outstanding example of Gothic Revival architecture style (Neo-Gothic), and was designed by Claud Beelman.
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 2357 P1-6. Pacific [illegible]. 1928. Pls ret negs. IN THE GARDEN OF THE WESTERN GODS. Olive Young, right, "Chinese Mary pickford" popular motion picture player of Chinese and oriental roles, Rosemary Chew, noted Chinese soprano and artist's model, photographed in the garden of the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles with the new Elk's Club as a back ground. Showing frieze of heroes etc. on wall - thus, in a garden of the Western gods.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
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In the garden of the Western gods
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Artists' models
Actresses -- Chinese -- California
Friezes (Ornamental bands) -- California -- Los Angeles
Actresses -- American -- California
Gothic revival (Architecture) -- California -- Los Angeles
Historic buildings -- California -- Los Angeles
Los Angeles

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