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John Joseph "Jack" Irwin and Luz Ermila de Tona apply for a marriage license, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 23, 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.
U.S. Attorney John Joseph "Jack" Irwin and Luz Ermila de Tona filed a notice of intention to marry in anticipation of their wedding next week. De Tona is the daughter of late Mexican government official Conrado de Tona, and the couple plans on going to Fresno after the wedding for Irwin's work for the U.S. District Court.
Photograph appears with the article, "Government Aide to Wed," Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar 1936: A1.
The smiling couple stand signing the form, Mr. Irwin's hand over his wife-to-be's shoulder.
Text from newspaper caption: John Joseph (Jack) Irwin, assistant United States Attorney, and Luz Ermila de Tona are shown at the marriage license bureau yesterday where they filed notice of intention to marry.
Handwritten on negative: John Joseph Irwin Luz Ermila de Tona 3/23/36
Text from negative sleeve: 4474 - John Joseph ("Jack") Irwin (asst US Atty) Luz Ermila {Ermila de Tona} de Tona (daughter of Conrado de Tona, former Mex. gov. official) To Wed 3/23/36 [stamped:] Mar 25 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Betrothal--California--Los Angeles
De Tona, Luz Ermila, b. 1912 or 1913
Irwin, John Joseph, 1908
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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