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George W. Rochester and Upton Sinclair at a debate at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
August 18, 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.
Photograph of George W. Rochester (left), holding an umbrella with the word "EPIC" printed on it, and Upton Sinclair at a debate with Hamilton Fish at the Hollywood Bowl. Behind the pair, the stage is full of empty chairs and sheet music stands.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, “Fish Amused by Hecklers: Sinclair Group Yells at Talk: Representative Assails Epic Plan in Bowl Debate with Author,” 19 Aug. 1935: A1.
Text from newspaper caption: Fish Laughs at His Hecklers: When Representative Hamilton Fish, Jr., of New York, and Upton Sinclair debated at Hollywood Bowl yesterday, Hecklers hooted him. He just laughed. Fish is shown above and Sinclair below, with ex-state Senator George W. Rochester at left. [Los Angeles Times, 19 Aug. 1935: 12].
Text from negative sleeve: Hamilton Fish Jr., Upton Sinclair, Geo. W. Rochester. Debate - Hollywood Bowl. 8/20/35. [stamped:] Sep 4 1935.
b&w nitrate negative
Debates--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Rochester, George, $1899-1984
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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