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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Title supplied by cataloger. Photograph caption dated November 11, 1939 reads, "These three smiling high school seniors battled their way into the finals of The Evening Herald and Express' seventeenth annual extemporaneous oratory contest. Left to right, they are Mary Ellen Ryan of Washington High; Barbara Welch of Dorsey High and Jack Blum of Franklin High. They took second, first and third places respectively in a semi-final contest held a [sic] Polytechnic High."
1 photograph :b&w ;19 x 24 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00095310 HeraldÂ Examiner Collection HE box 102 CARL0005049001 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/32798
Oratory--Competitions--California--Los Angeles High school students--California--Los Angeles Contests--California--Los Angeles Handshaking--California--Los Angeles Extemporaneous speaking Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express (Firm)