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. Margaret and the rest of the drill team stand in formation wearing matching uniforms. They wear arm cuffs, shiny sleeveless shirts, long pants, white shoes, and cylindrical hats with small visors. Margaret holds a very long baton in front of her. 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. Text from negative sleeve: 2050 - Margaret Steed leading Womens auxiliary of American Legion. San Gabriel Fiesta Parade 9-7-35 [stamped:] Sep 19 1935 Handwritten on negative: Pasadena American Legion Text from newspaper caption: Alhambra American Legion Auxiliary drill team, which last month won the State championship at the Fresno State convention, formed a colorful parade unit at San Gabriel. Capt. Margaret Steed is shown with baton at head of the unit.
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Utility poles--California--San Gabriel Uniforms Drill Teams Parades & processions--California--San Gabriel Festivals--California--San Gabriel Steed, Margaret, 1899-1986