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Chief James E. Davis and Public Works president Paul Ritter greet Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January 25, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Byrd Views Tropics for Next Exploration," Los Angeles Times, 26 Jan 1936: A2.
Admiral Byrd recounts his discoveries in the Antarctic.
Chief Davis watches as Admiral Byrd shakes hands with Paul Ritter.
Text from negative sleeve: 3488 - LtR - Chief James Davis Admiral R.E. Byrd Paul Ritter Arrival of Admiral Byrd 1-25-36 [stamped:] Jan 31 1936
Text from newspaper caption: Rear-Admiral Richard E. Byrd arrived in Los Angeles yesterday for a series of lectures. He is shown in the center, being greeted at the Southern Pacific station by, left, Chief of Police Davis, and Paul Ritter, president of the Board of Public Works.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Admirals--American--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Ritter, Paul
Davis, James E. (James Edgar), 1889-1949
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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