Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. 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; As dawn broke thousands had gathered to do homage. Scene shows a long line of mourners assembled at 5:30." A column of mourners lined up behind a rope guideline to pay tribute to Will Rogers at the entrance to Forest Lawn with the duck pond, heron fountain and Red Cross first aid tent in the background on the right. Handwritten on negative: Will Rogers Funeral 8-22-35 Text from negative sleeve: Will Rogers Funeral, 8/22/35. 1619 NITRATE, 1 of 2. Aug. 27, 1935, 9 negs.