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A group of boys salute an American flag in honor of Babe Ruth. This image ran in the Evening Outlook on August 20th with the caption: "At about the same time that baseball's immortal Babe Ruth was being laid to rest in New York yesterday, an Evening Outlook photographer caught the above scene of five Santa Monica youths paying their last respects to the home run king. From left, front row, they are: Gordon Clendening, 12; Bob Miller,14; David Pharmer,11, and Billy Fitzgerald,13. Dick McDonough,14, is in back row. Flag salute ceremony took place in backyard of Miller's home, 751 24th Street."

Details

  • Title: Saluting Babe Ruth
  • Creator: Beebe, Bill
  • Date Created: 1948/08/19
  • Location Created: Santa Monica, California
  • Rights: Santa Monica History Museum, Bill Beebe Collection
  • Medium: Negative, Film

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