Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Edward E. Spence, Beverly Hills mayor, and Norman H. Pabst fly the flag at half mast at City Hall as a gesture of reverence upon news of the August 15th death of Will Rogers. All businesses in the city closed at 1:00 pm as well. Text from negative sleeve: Mayor E. Spence (Beverly Hills), Norman A. Pabst. Will Rogers death 8/16/35. 1619 NITRATE. Aug. 27, 1935. 2 negs. Handwritten on negative: Mayor E. Spence - Beverly Hills, Norman A. Pabst, 8/16/35; 107.
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Events Disaster Flags--American Spence, Edward E., 1888-1941 Pabst, Norman Alexander, 1883-1960