(Los Angeles): Ebell Club of Los Angeles; 75th Diamond Anniversary Committee, 1969. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto; 47pp. Photo-illustrations. Near Fine copy in stapled illustrated wraps. Item #19481
'The Ebell of Los Angeles is an educational and philanthropic organization founded by women, for women in 1894. Our mission is to participate in and encourage the educational, cultural and social growth of the diverse Los Angeles community; and to conserve and protect our historic Clubhouse, collections and Wilshire Ebell Theatre.' (Ebell website) 'The Ebell of Los Angeles is a women's club housed in a complex in the Mid-Wilshire section of Los Angeles, California. It includes a clubhouse building and the 1,270-seat Wilshire Ebell Theatre. 'The complex has been owned and operated since 1927 by the Ebell of Los Angeles women's club, which was formed in Los Angeles in 1894 or 1897. Since 1927, the Wilshire Ebell Theatre has hosted musical performances and lectures by world leaders and top artists. Among other events, the Ebell was the site of aviator Amelia Earhart's last public appearance before attempting the 1937 around-the-world flight during which she disappeared. It is also the place where Judy Garland was discovered while performing as Baby Frances Gumm in the 1930s.' - wiki.