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Title
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
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
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
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_9165
ark:/21198/zz002dh5wn
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
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.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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