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Mildred Howell Lewis, winner of the 1896 Fiesta de las Flores of Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
April 4, 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.
Mrs. Lewis sits upright in an armchair in an otherwise empty sitting room.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Long-Lost Gift Found," Los Angeles Times, 03 Apr 1936: A1.
Mildred Howell Lewis was crowned queen of the third Los Angeles Fiesta de las Flores in 1896, but lost the medal that went along with the honor, until it was discovered recently by two blacksmiths shifting through ash heaps recently in Santa Ana.
Text from negative sleeve: 4612 - Mrs Mildred Howell Lewis 1896 Fiesta Queen 4/2/36 [stamped:] Apr 9 – 1936
Handwritten on negative: Mrs. Mildred Howell Lewis 4/2/36
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Widows--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Lewis, Mildred Howell, b. 1873
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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