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Wilma Gartzman dressed in a Tahitian ensemble, Alhambra, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
April 19, 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.
The Spinsters' Gazette is recognized as the world's largest newspaper, and last evening held a Newspaper Headlines Ball at the Midwick Country Club, in which women dressed as personified newspaper stories and figures.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "New Characters Come to Life for Prominent Guests," Los Angeles Times, 19 Apr 1936: C1.
Wilma wears an ankle-length floral skirt with sandals and a matching bikini top. White flowers are attached in her hair, worn around her wrist and as a lei around her neck.
Handwritten on negative: Wilma Gartzman
Text from negative sleeve: 4905 - Wilma Gartzman Spinsters Society [stamped:] Apr 19 1936
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Balls (Parties)--California--Alhambra
Ball dresses
Midwick Country Club (Alhambra, Calif.)
Gartzman, Wilma, b. 1912 or 13
Spinsters Club of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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