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Title
Funeral of Will Rogers at Forest Lawn, Glendale, 1935
Contributor
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Forest Lawn--Glendale (Cemetery : Glendale, Calif.) (subject)
Rogers, Will, 1879-1935 (subject)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
copyrighted
Copyright is owned by the UC Regents
Description
Text from negative sleeve: Will Rogers Funeral, 8/22/35. 1619 NITRATE, 1 of 2. Aug. 27, 1935, 9 negs.
Funeral of Will Rogers at Forest Lawn with an honor guard of 4 enlisted men from the Seventeenth Attack Group, of General Headquarters, First Wing, March Field, attending the casket (there were 8 in the honor guard, 4 visible here). The guard was changed every half hour. The casket is draped with a floral American flag, with a column of mourners passing behind a rope barrier.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Handwritten on negative: Will Rogers Funeral 8-22
A similar photograph appears in the Los Angeles Times, 8/23/1935, with the caption: "World Pays Solemn Homage to Will Rogers in Final Rites at Forest Lawn; Thousands, in silent reverence, filed past the bier where Will Rogers lay beneath a flag of flowers to pay him final honor."
Type
image
Format
1 photograph
Identifier
edu.ucla.library.specialCollections.latimes:6446
uclamss_1429_0013
ark:/21198/zz002d96g7
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Funeral rites & ceremonies -- California -- Glendale
Culture
Events
People
Place
Glendale (Calif.)
Relation
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

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