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. Raoul smiles into the camera from atop his horse, holding his prize ribbon and sombrero in one hand. A line of cars can be seen behind him. Text from negative sleeve: 2050 - Raoul de Ramirez of San Gabriel. San Gabriel Fiesta [stamped:] Sep 18 1935 Handwritten on negative: Raoul de Ramirez Text from newspaper caption: Raoul de Ramirez of San Gabriel, who won the first prize ribbon for his impersonation of the famous early-day bandit, Joaquin Murietta. Many colorful entrants took part in the spectacular parade which launched the festival program.
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Ribbons Horses--California--San Gabriel Sombreros Automobiles--American--California--San Gabriel Impersonation--California--San Gabriel Festivals--California--San Gabriel De Ramirez, Raoul