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Thousands gather for annual Iowa Picnic at Bixby Park, Long Beach, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
August 1934
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.
Photograph appears with the article, "Gov. Merriam Makes Speech," Los Angeles Times, 12 Aug 1934: 1.
Upwards of 50,000 Iowans came to Bixby Park and listened to a speech by Iowa native Governor Frank Merriam.
Text from negative sleeve: IOWA PICNIC 1934
Text from newspaper caption: This is a portion of the huge crowd of 50,000 former residents of the Hawkeye State who gathered at Bixby Park, Long Beach, yesterday for the annual Iowa State picnic.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Crowds--California--Long Beach
Bixby Park (Long Beach, Calif.)
Picnics--California--Long Beach
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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