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Title
Warren Tinkler, Z. S. Leymel, and C. J. Anderson campaign for the location of the location of the American Legion convention, Fresno, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 7, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The visiting Fresno Legionnaires came to present the Drum and Bugle Corps of the Sons of the Hollywood Legion Post with a baton plated with gold won at the Legion convention in Fresno, in addition to campaigning for a combination of the two separate Legion gatherings.
Photograph appears with the article, "Legion Drive Begun Here," Los Angeles Times, 05 Sep 1935: A8.
Tinkler, Leymel, and Anderson stand together with smiles and wearing their hats with the Legion insignias.
Handwritten on negative: L2R Warren Tinkler x Mayor Z.S. Leymel of Fresno x C. J. Anderson 9-4-35
Text from newspaper caption: Opening the campaign to bring the 1936 national American Legion convention to Los Angeles, three Fresno Legionaires yesterday established headquarters here. They are, left to right, Warren Tinkler, Z. S. Leymel, Mayor of Fresno, and C. J. Anderson. Their slogan is "We want the 1936 American Legion convention in Los Angeles."
Text from negative sleeve: 1978 - Warren Tinkler Mayor Z.S. Leymel C. J. Anderson Am. Legion 9-4-35 [stamped:] Sep 7- 1935
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_8321
ark:/21198/zz002dg5sn
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Mayors--California--Fresno
Hats
Leymel, Zygmund Siefried, 1883-1947
American Legion
Tinkler, Warren, 1897 or 98-1959
Anderson, C. J
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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