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Woman waves from palanquin at shrine pageant, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 20, 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.
Related to article, "Shrine's Arabian Nights Show Fills Coliseum," Los Angeles Times, 22 Oct. 1935
A woman waves from a palanquin carried by several men. She wears a bikini outfit made of gleaming material. Her palanquin bearers are in what appears to be African-dress. A shriner in a fez and jacket walks beside the procession. The Al Malaikah Shrine Temple of Los Angeles hosted a pageant, of which the theme was One Thousand and One Nights, or Arabian Nights. The event was hosted at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Handwritten on negative: Shrine Circus, 10-20-35
Text from negative sleeve: 2650-- Shrine Circus, 10-20-35, [stamped:] 10-20-35
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Fraternal Organizations--California--Los Angeles
Pageants--California--Los Angeles
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Al Malaikah Temple (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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