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Dixie Miller, Virginia Andrews, and Elizabeth Wilkes with an oil rig in the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
November-December 1935
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.
The five-day session of the leaders of the oil industry will be devoted mostly to topics of a technical nature and particularly their field but there will also be an extensive entertainment program.
Photograph appears with the article, "City Ready For Oil Men," Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov 1935: 28.
The three women pose with the drilling rig.
Text from newspaper caption: Just to make them feel at home, a thirty-eight-foot oil derrick has been erected in the lobby of the Biltmore for the 3000 delegates to the sixteenth annual meeting of the American Petroleum Institute, which will continue for five days. Left to right, Dixie Miller, Virginia Andrews and Elizabeth Wilkes.
Handwritten on negative: LtR- Dixie Miller - Virginia Andrews Elizabeth Wilkes - 11-9-35
Text from negative sleeve: 4075 - L t R Dixie Miller Virginia Andrews Elizabeth Wilkes Lizetta Buchterkirchen Alice Brachenbury at A.P.I. Convention at Biltmore Hotel 11-9-35 [stamped:] Dec 20 1935
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Lobbies--California--Los Angeles
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Los Angeles
Miller, Dixie
Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
American Petroleum Institute
Andrews, Virginia
Wilkes, Elizabeth
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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