Novel race held at Annual Los Angeles Snow Carnival -- Contest starts on toboggans in mountain slopes and ends in semi-tropical hot springs pool. [Non-stereo photonegative.]
Underwood & Underwood
Silver gelatin on film (possibly nitrate)
1 item, 4" x 5"
Los Angeles County (California)
Company catalog card included.
U&U caption in file box: 2040-A309.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
Caption: "Los Angeles, California -- Starting on toboggans from the mountain slopes of Los Angeles County Park and terminating with a dip into the semi-tropical pool at Arrowhead Hot Springs, youthful Los Angeles couples staged a unique race. An hour and four minutes after they had left the snowy mountains, the winners were stripping off furry garments underneath which they wore bathing suits, and were plunging into the warm pool in the valley below. The unusual contest was part of the program of winter sports at the annual snow carnival of the L.A. Junior Chamber of Commerce. Photo shows: The start of the race -- left to right-- Miss Joyzelle Joynier and Chris Christensen, the winners; Miss Jean Boring and Dr. Alex Linck, and Manuella Sarsabal with Hudson Drake. Adolff Dorr, at the right, served as starter."
SIRIS blog by David Haberstich, "Baby, It's Cold Outside," 10 Dec. 2014, at http://si-siris.blogspot.com/2014/12/baby-its-cold-outside.html