1941-01-08 00:00:00

ELP writes her family that today Diego ruined all he had started yesterday and will have to wait  “a couple of days for “the panel to dry more, which means we’ll be here until next Sunday the nineteenth or so.”  

Rivera went to Oscar Homolka’s party in LA. He spent evening with John Barrymore and Homolka talking about a movie to star all three. (ELP letter, 1.10.41)

1941-01-06 00:00:00

Emmy Lou Packard replies to Pflueger from Santa Barbara (112 Chapala St.) on Rivera’s behalf re: expanding Pan-American Unity. 

Rivera will start fresco panel tomorrow and they leave Saturday for Santa Monica, where they will stay only a day or two. This letter also refers to discussion between Dudley and Diego about a series of wood sculptures along the Pan-American Highway.

1941-01-05 00:00:00

“2 High Nazi Officials Held Active in Mexico” & “Mexico Reports Gestapo Organizer Other Nazis Busy” (SF Exam & SF Chron, 1.6.41)  [new investigation of Axis aims in Mexico.]

Dudley Carter and family arrive in Santa Barbara. (ELP letter, 1.7.41)

1941-02-08 00:00:00

Bottoroff letter to BOE suggesting that since the library at City College won’t be ready for a while, the mural could be stored in the Administration building at T.I. on view by passengers of Clipper ships. [Handwritten notes by Pflueger say that if it can’t go into old Palace of Fine Art, it could go to the deYoung or in storage at Thomas Drayage.]  (Pflueger files)