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Mrs. Charles Atwood and Louis Vegar ride a horse and donkey during the San Gabriel Festival, San Gabriel, 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
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "San Gabriel Festival Coronation Conducted," Los Angeles Times, 08 Sep 1935: 24.
San Gabriel, the oldest Christian community in Los Angeles County, is host to the Southland in a three-day festival celebrating her 164th birthday anniversary.
Louis is a young boy riding on Susie, a donkey with a dark coat and a white face. Mrs. Atwood sits on a horse that is much taller than Louis and the donkey.
Handwritten on negative: Louis Vegar Mrs. Charles Atwood
Text from newspaper caption: Left to right, Mrs. Charles Atwood of Rio Hondo Rancho, riding on Gold, and Louis Vegar of Puente, on his burro Susie, received plaudits of the thousands of spectators as they traversed the packed street of the city.
Text from negative sleeve: 2050 - Mrs. Charles Atwood of Rio Hondo and Louis Vejar of Puente. San Gabriel Fiesta 9 - 7 - 35 [stamped:] Sep 18 1935
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Straw hats
Horses--California--San Gabriel
Children--California--San Gabriel
Donkeys--California--San Gabriel
Festivals--California--San Gabriel
Atwood, Charles, (Mrs.)
Vegar, Louis
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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