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Captain Margaret Steed leads the American Legion Auxiliary drill team, 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.
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.
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.
Photograph appears with the article, "San Gabriel Festival Coronation Conducted," Los Angeles Times, 08 Sep 1935: 24.
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.
Text from negative sleeve: 2050 - Margaret Steed leading Womens auxiliary of American Legion. San Gabriel Fiesta Parade 9-7-35 [stamped:] Sep 19 1935
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Parades & processions--California--San Gabriel
Drill Teams
Festivals--California--San Gabriel
Utility poles--California--San Gabriel
Steed, Margaret, 1899-1986
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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