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Mayor James Rolph and William S. Hart use their boot jacks, Los Angeles, 1926
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1926
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.
Governor Rolph steps on one end of the boot jack while the other end pries off one of his boots. Bill Hart kneels on one knee beside him, holding his own boot jack.
While San Francisco Mayor James Rolph was traveling to Los Angeles he ran into actor and longtime friend Bill Hart on the train, where the men discovered that they both still use a boot jack to help remove their footwear.
Photograph appears with the article, "Day of Bootjack Still Here," Los Angeles Times, 27 Jan 1926: A13.
Text from negative sleeve: ROLPH, JAMES GOV. Rolph, James Gov. x
Text from newspaper caption: James Rolph, Jr., and Bill Hart
Handwritten on negative: Tennis L. to R. Mayor James Rolph Jr (Frisco) Bill S. Hart
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Politicians--California--Los Angeles
Hand tools
Actors--American--California--Los Angeles
Rolph, James, 1869-1934
Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hart, William Surrey, 1864-1946
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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