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Winners of the Jimmie Allen Model Plane Contest pose for a photograph, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
August 1, 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.
This photograph appears with the article, “AIR CADETS GET CROWNS: Championships Announced Jimmie Allen Model Plane Contest Grand Prize Awards Made,” Los Angeles Times, 1 Aug. 1935: A3.
Text from negative sleeve: 1239—John Townsley, Kenneth W. Hamilton, Lens Murakami, John McGinnis, Winners of Times-Richfield Jimmie Allen contest 8/1/35. [Stamped:] AUG 1 1935.
Text from newspaper caption: This photograph shows four of the six boys who were the lucky winners in the grand prize of The Times-Richfield Jimmie Allen model building contest. Left to right, John Townsley, 1598 Hayes Street, San Francisco; Kenneth W. Hamilton, 5411 Crenshaw Boulevard; Lens Murakami, 2012 North Broadway; John McGinnis, 212 West Fifty-second street, Los Angeles.
Handwritten on negative: John Townsley, Lens Murakami, Kenneth W. Hamilton, John McGinnis.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Contests--California--Los Angeles
Model airplanes
Japanese Americans
Hamilton, Kenneth W., 1916-1995
McGinnis, John
Murakami, Lens, 1919-1999
Townsley, John
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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