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Title
Jack Jordan, doorman at the Biltmore Hotel raising a white flag to ward off pigeons, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 23, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
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.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_8672
ark:/21198/zz002dgkw0
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Hotel employees
Lanterns
Jordan, Jack
Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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