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Dr. Tesla Nicola, his wife Ruth Nicola, and their sons Bruce and Darrell are living in the Ethiopian danger zone, Addis Ababa, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
July 1935
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.
A family portrait of the Nicola against a gray backdrop.
Photograph appears with the article, "Angelenos Face Peril," Los Angeles Times, 07 July 1935: 8.
The American Legation is advising Southern California citizens and their families, medical missionaries of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, to leave Ethiopia because of the threat of war. Dr. Nicola of Montebello left for Abyssinia in 1933 and lives in Addis Ababa with his wife and their three sons.
Text from newspaper caption: Among Southern Californians in the Ethiopian danger zone, who have been advised by the American government to evacuate the country, are Dr. Tesla C. Nicola, former Montebello physician. He is shown here with Mrs. Nicola and their two children, Bruce, left, and Darrell.
Text from negative sleeve: 1140 - Dr. Tesla C. Nicola + wife + sons Bruce. left + Darrell (in Ethiopia) 7-10-35 [stamped:] Jul 17 1935
Handwritten on negative: Dr Tesla C. Nicola + wife + children Bruce, left + Darrell 1-10-35 in Ethiopia
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Missionaries--American--Ethiopia--Addis Ababa
Physicians--American--Ethiopia--Addis Ababa
Families--Ethiopia--Addis Ababa
Nicola, Bruce Eugene, 1926-2006
Nicola, Ruth, 1900-1981
Seventh-Day Adventists
Nicola, Darrell Allan, 1929-2011
Nicola, Tesla Case, 1896-1971
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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