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Police patrol car probably assigned to collect dance marathon participants at at Jack Kearns dance marathon, Los Angeles, probably 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
[probably May 9, 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.
Probably related to the article, "Walkathon Converted Into Series of 'Derbies.' All Out on Bail After Police Act Under Old Law," 10 May 1934: A2.
The negative sleeve annotation relates this image to Jack Kearns, an American boxing manager. Kearns sponsored a controversial dance marathon (which he termed "walkathon" to get around ordinances) in Los Angeles in 1934. It was raided on May 9.
Photograph of bystanders beside a police patrol car parked on a street. The car was probably assigned to collect dance marathon participants at Jack Kearns dance marathon (another photograph taken on the same occasion shows dance marathon participants walking toward the car, image ark no. 21198/zz002hbkqv).
Text from negative sleeve: Kearns, Jack "Doc"
b&w nitrate negative
Dance marathons--California--Los Angeles
Kearns, Jack, 1882-1963
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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