Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Photograph of doorman Jack Jordan replacing a white flag on top of a large metal lantern at the Biltmore Hotel. In the background is a building façade made of stone with an open window and some plants. There is also a car in a distance. This photograph appears with the article, “Processing Tax Appeal Hearing Set for Today,” Los Angeles Times, 23 Sep. 1935: 3. Handwritten on negative: Jack Jordan, 9-16-35. Newspaper caption: Like a buoy warning ships off a reef, this white flag keeps doves and pigeons from impaling themselves on the lantern spike. Jack Jordan ran it up at the Biltmore yesterday. Text from negative sleeve: 2237-Jack Jordan, Biltmore Doorman, 9-16-35. [Stamped:] Sep 26, 1935.
b&w nitrate negative
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Hotels--California--Los Angeles Hotel employees Lanterns Jordan, Jack Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)