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Mayor Glenn Evans honors festival Queen Gabriela Quiroz with festival King Thomas W. Temple, San Gabriel, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
A series of special events and entertainment including parades, music, and a coronation ceremony honoring the King and Queen of the festival - Thomas W. Temple and Gabriela Quiroz are some events of the three-day festival marking the Old Mission's 164th birthday anniversary.
Photograph appears with the article, "San Gabriel in Gay Color," Los Angeles Times, 07 Sep 1935: A5.
Mayor Evans places a crown on Gabriela's head. She wears a sash over her white dress. Thomas stands on the other side of her wearing a charro suit and sombrero, which Mayor Evans also wears.
Text from negative sleeve: 2050 - Preview of crowning fiesta Queen left to right. Mayor Glenn Evans, Gabriela Quiroz, Thomas Workman Temple 2nd. San Gabriel Fiesta 7-7-35 [stamped:] Sep 18 1935
Handwritten on negative: Thomas Workman Temple 2nd Gabriela Quiroz Glenn Evans
Text from newspaper caption: A preview coronation of Gabriela Quiroz as queen of La Fiesta de San Gabriel, opening today, was held yesterday. Left to right, Mayor Evans, Miss Quiroz and Thomas W. Temple.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Anniversaries--California--San Gabriel
Mayors--California--San Gabriel
Festivals--California--San Gabriel
Quiroz, Gabriela, 1909-2006
Temple, Thomas Workman, 1905-1972
Evans, Glenn E., b. 1893
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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