Peggy Hamilton, wearing an Olympics theme gown, with Governor James Rolph at the Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles, circa 1932
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository) Olympic Games (10th : 1932 : Los Angeles, Calif.) (subject) Adams, Peggy Hamilton, -- 1890-1984 (subject) Rolph, James, 1869-1934 (subject)
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Text from negative sleeve: Peggy Hamilton and Gov. James Rolph. Peggy wearing "Olympic dress" c 1932 at Philharmonic Auditorium when Peggy was official Hostess for LA County and Los Angeles at Fiesta of l... Olympic Contestants. Handwritten in lower left corner of negative: Moss PHOTO LA Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Peggy Hamilton is wearing an Olympics theme gown with illustrations of the Olympic events (boxing ?, diving or swimming, sailing and cycling) within linked rings on the skirt, a tri-colored ribbon (probably red, white and blue) like that used for Olympic medals crossing the bodice, and the flags of different participating countries on her silk wrap. Hamilton is photographed with California Governot James Rolph, wearing several medals on his tuxedo jacket, at the Philharmonic Auditorium in Los Angeles when Hamilton was the official hostess for Los Angeles at the Fiesta of the Olympic Contestants.