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Title
Maury Willows and Electra Waggoner enjoy the beach at the Ambassador, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
August 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the headline, "Popular New Yorker Likes Sun-Tanning," Los Angeles Times, 07 Aug 1936: A7.
Maury and Electra sit together on a beach towel underneath a large parasol. Other sunbathers can be seen in beach chairs behind them.
Text from newspaper caption: Absorbing sun vitamins were Maury Willows, formerly of Birmingham, Ala., and Mrs. Electra Waggoner Bowman of New York City when this photo was taken at the Ambassador. Mrs. Bowman is a noted former Texan.
Text from negative sleeve: 6134 - Maury Willows (formerly of Alabama) Mrs. Electra Waggoner Bowman (Texas + NY) society @ Ambassador (Murray Kay Mary photo)
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_14415
ark:/21198/zz002j80mm
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Beaches--California--Los Angeles
Umbrellas
Sunbathing--California--Los Angeles
Bathing suits
Ambassador Hotel
Willows, Maury
Biggs, Electra Waggoner, 1912-
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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