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Sheriff Gene Biscailuz and Mexican Consul Ricardo Hill pose with locals during the Founding Day Celebration at Olvera Street, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 5, 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, “Founding of Los Angeles Re-enacted at Colorful Pageant on Olvera Street With Biscailuz as de Neve: City’s Birthday Date Marked in Festivities,” Los Angeles Times, 05 Sep. 1935: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: 1991- L to R (In Cort) Sheriff Gene Biscailuz, Ricardo Hill (Mexican Counsul [sic]) at the Founding Day Celebration at Olvera St 9/4/15. [Stamped:] Sep 7 1935.
Text from newspaper caption: Civic leaders and public officials re-enacted the founding of the pueblo yesterday when Sheriff Biscailuz, portraying Felipe de Neve, gathered his band about him and allotted the plots of the ground about the Plaza. In the cart at left is Biscailuz while beside him is the Mexican Consul Ricardo Hill.
Handwritten on negative: L to R-(In Cort) Sheriff Gene Biscailuz Ricardo Hill 9/4/35.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Celebrations--California--Los Angeles
Olvera Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Biscailuz, Eugene W., 1883-1969
Hill, Ricardo G. (Ricardo Guillermo), b. 1903 or 04
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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