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Shriners dressed in stylized costumes of ancient Arabia, 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.
Shriners sit around a carpeted floor, dressed in stylized costumes of ancient Arabia. Five men appear to be part of the fraternal organization, dressed in the ostentatious wear of the nobility, while one man is dressed the part of a servant. 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.
Related to article, "Shrine's Arabian Nights Show Fills Coliseum." Los Angeles Times, 22 Oct. 1935
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 2650-- Shrine Circus, 10-20-35, [stamped:] 10-20-35
Handwritten on nitrate negative: Shrine D-[?] Benefit, 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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