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Captain Walter Wanderwell and alternate chauffeur Dorothy Dawn prepare to leave Los Angeles, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
August 10, 1932
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Captain Walter Wanderwell sets out to break his world record for touring. He is preparing to leave Los Angeles for a schooner trip to South Sea Isles and journey through the eleven countries not already crossed by his organization.
A crowd watches from the sidewalk. Captain Wanderwell holds the flag sticking out of the vehicle with one hand and salutes with his other arm. Dorothy Dawn stands on the other side of the vehicle making the same salute.
Photograph appears with the article, "Wanderwells Plan South Seas Trip," Los Angeles Times, 11 Aug 1932: A2.
Text from newspaper caption: Schooner Voyage Next on Program Capt. Walter Wanderwell and Dorothy Dawn with car No. 4 of fleet that has taken party through many lands.
Handwritten on negative: Walter Wanderwell, Dorothy Dawn
Text from negative sleeve: WANDERWELL, WALTER MURDER CASE 1933
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Saluting--California--Los Angeles
Automobile travel--California
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Dawn, Dorothy
Wanderwell, Walter, b. 1896 or 98-1932
Wanderwell, Aloha, b. 1907
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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