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Doorman Andrew Speers holds an impressive collection of celebrity autographs, Pasadena, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 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.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Hotel Doorman's Book Who's Who of Famous," Los Angeles Times, 07 Oct 1935: 10.
Andrew stands beside a pillar, tipping his hat to the camera.
During his time as doorman for the Hotel Vista del Arroyo Andrew "Andy" Speers has collected the autographs of some of America's most famous, including four presidents, Charles Chaplin, Lon Chaney, Rudolph Valentino and many others.
Handwritten on negative: Andrew Speer
Text from negative sleeve: 4331 - Andrews SPEERS (Andrews Speers) doorman @ Hotel Vista del Arroyo in Pasadena [stamped:] Jan [?] 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Speers, Andrew Straghan, 1882-1956
Hotel Vista del Arroyo (Pasadena, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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