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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.]

Catalog Data

Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Archival materials
Los Angeles County (California)
Scope and Contents:
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."
Local Numbers:
RSN 18606 AC0143-0018606 (AC scan) Video number 27613
Company catalog card included.
U&U caption in file box: 2040-A309.
Currently stored in box 3.1.71 [227B].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Competitions -- California  Search this
Recreation -- California  Search this
Snow -- California  Search this
Sports -- California  Search this
toboggans -- California  Search this
Photographs -- 1920-1930 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Nitrate film
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 18538-18639
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History