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Commissioner Birnbaum and Chief Davis walk between rows of police officers during an inspection at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, 1927
Date Created and/or Issued
May 2, 1927
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 Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph is related to the event described in the article, “Public Police Inspection Set for This Year,” Los Angeles Times, 27 Apr. 1927: A11
From left to right, Commissioner Birnbaum and Chief James E. Davis walk on the field of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and towards camera during an inspection. They walk between 2 rows of police officers in the near distance at center. A few other officers follow behind them. The officers under inspection stand in 2 rows that stretch back towards center. They stand at attention, facing right, and hold rifles at their sides. The stadium's seats stretch across the background. Something is obscured along the right edge of the image.
Text from negative sleeve: LOS ANGELES, POLICE DEPT, INSPECTION, 1927
Handwritten on negative: Chief Davis + [Commissio]ner Birnbaum inspecting police 5 2-27
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Police--California--Los Angeles
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Inspections--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department
Davis, James E. (James Edgar), 1889-1949
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Birnbaum, Isador William, d.1954
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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