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Parade of Four Flags commencing the La Fiesta de Los Angeles celebration, Los Angeles, 1931
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa September 4, 1931]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph was likely taken on September 4, 1931, during the Parade of Four Flags. 200,000 spectators gathered to watch the Parade on opening day of la Fiesta de Los Angeles. The parade route was along Figueroa St, between Olympic Blvd and Washington Blvd.
An indigenous person is followed by two men, who appear dressed as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. One of the men is carrying a musket and the other is carrying a sword.
This photograph is likely related to the article, "Throngs View Gala Pageant," Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep 1931: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: La Fiesta Parade Date unknown
Handwritten on negative: La Fiesta Parade
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Indigenous peoples--California
Parades & processions--California--Los Angeles
Fiesta de Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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