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Lorenzo C. Close, with Milton R. Standish, points to his handprint on the Elks Lodge, Santa Monica, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
September 26, 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 Los Angeles Times article, "Elks Start Convention: Santa Monica Plays Host: Increase in Membership to More Than 45,000 in State Announced," 27 Sept. 1935: A1.
Lorenzo C. Close points to his handprint on the Elks Lodge and Milton R. Standish stands by him. Next to his handprint, it reads, "Our Exalted Ruler Extends the Hand of Welcome to all Visiting Elks." A sign hanging on the pillar reads, "Delegates Register Inside!" Standish wears a ribbon that reads, in part, "State Elks Association. Santa Monica, 1935."
Text from newspaper caption: Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Opens State Convention in Santa Monica: Lorenzo C. Close, host Exalted Ruler, is shown here pointing to the imprint of his hand on lodge pillar which stands as greeting to all delegates. With him is State President Standish [Los Angeles Times, 27 Sept. 1935: 20]
Handwritten on negative: Milton R. Standish. Lorenzo C. Close.
Text from negative sleeve: 3058- Lorenzo C. Close, left, Milton R. Standish, right. Elks convention in Santa Monica. 11-30-35. [Stamped:] Dec 11 1935
b&w nitrate negative
Fraternal lodges--California--Santa Monica
Fraternal organizations--California--Santa Monica
Close, Lorenzo C., 1893-1947
Elks (Fraternal order)
Standish, Milton R., 1891-1954
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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