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Postmaster-General Farley is initiated into the Breakfast Club at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
July 19, 1934
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 Arcadia funds.
Postmaster-General Farley sits astride the Los Angeles Breakfast Club's sawhorse labeled "HAM" for initiation into the club on July 19, 1934 at the Ambassador Hotel. He is blindfolded and has placed his right hand on a plate of ham and eggs as part of the initiation rites. Four men surround him; one man holds the plate of ham and eggs, one holds a paper (possibly initiation rites), one man stands smiling, and the last pets the sawhorse.
Related to the article, "Oratory High at Breakfast Club Meeting. Postmaster-General Hears Artists from Bowl." Los Angeles Times, 22 July 1934: B4.
Text from negative sleeve: Farley, James A. Postmaster.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Postmasters--United States
Clubs--California--Los Angeles
Initiation rites--California--Los Angeles
Ambassador Hotel
Los Angeles Breakfast Club
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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