Shows Avalon Bay and City of Avalon from porch of Wrigley home. Houses in Avalon City can be seen. Views of Casino, Avalon dock and U.S. flag flying.
Map showing the location of Avalon on Santa Catalina Island in California. Passesngers climb steps of a steamship going to Avalon from San Pedro. A lighthouse is seen. Many other passenger boats also seen. Hotel Stamford is seen. Passengers disembark. All ashore at Avalon Harbor.
Woman taxidermist, Emily Parker, interviewed at Catalina Submarine Gardens, in Avalon, on Catalina Island, California. Numerous preserved species of sea life are mounted on the wall behind her. She is working on a specimen of hammerhead shark. Next, Ms.Parker displays a preserved Tuna and several other species including a pair of so-called Flying Fish. she touches- up a billfish specimen and inspects a shark. (Note: Ms. Parker's husband, C.B. Parker, was a Taxidermist in Catalina. After he passed away in 1926, Ms.Parker continued his business. She was considered to be one of the first women taxidermists.)
Shows Avalon dock with USMS trainees waiting to unload the T.U.Avalon. View of Cargo booms from Casino balcony. Shows Cargo booms from Casino point. Cargo handling and transfer apparatus can be seen. The boom is supported by a series of ropes. Winches and lift cranes in action. Trainees learning in Cargo boom class. Close views of trainees in Cargo boom class
Street level view near the southeast corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Los Angeles, California. View facing north on Vine Street. A car towing a three-wheel motorcycle turns east onto Hollywood Blvd. Late 1940s and early 1950s automobiles driving on the street. Camera pans westward and other buildings are seen looking north on Vine, including the El Capitan Theatre at 1735 North Vine Street (now the Avalon Hollywood nightclub), the Ontra Cafeteria at 1719 North Vine Street (now the Redbury Hotel at 1717 North Vine), the Melody Lane cafe at the northwest corner of Hollywood and Vine, and the Harris & Frank store on Hollywood Boulevard. Brief view of a streetcar or trolley going west on Hollywood Boulevard. Street level camera view then shifts to the southeast corner of Ivar Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard, looking west on Hollywood Blvd. Theater marquee of the Admiral Theatre (later the Vine Theatre) is seen across the street at 6321 Hollywood Boulevard. Beyond it, looking west, is the Security Pacific Bank building at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard, and beyond that are the Warners Radio Towers for station KFWB atop the Warner Bros Theatre. Pedestrians walking on sidewalks, and cars and trucks on the street. Scene shifts to various elevated views of Los Angeles with a heavy smog layer settled over the city.
United States Maritime Services trainees marching to classes on main streets of Avalon. Various views of trainees marching.