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Raoul de Ramirez won first prize for his impersonation of the bandit Joaquin Murietta, 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.
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.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Horses--California--San Gabriel
Automobiles--American--California--San Gabriel
Impersonation--California--San Gabriel
Festivals--California--San Gabriel
De Ramirez, Raoul
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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