Audience gathered at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to hear President Franklin D. Roosevelt speak. Eleanor and her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Los Angeles for a day before visiting San Diego. During their time in Los Angeles, the President gave a speech at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Mrs. Roosevelt gave a speech at the Hollywood Bowl.
President Roosevelt speaks to the crowd from his car at the end of his motorcade through the city. during his one day visit. Tens of thousands of people greeted Roosevelt along with other dignitaries, including his wife Eleanor Roosevelt and Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw, during the motorcade.
This photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, May 1, 1933, Throng Honors Nation’s Chief, President’s Day Ceremony Draws Crowd of 50,000, Ten Thousand in Procession at Memorial Coliseum, Representatives of Many Countries Participate
Rufus B. Von Kleinsmid and two other faculty members standing at podium, other faculty members seated, all in academic gowns, under decorated pavilion, with Coliseum peristyle with scaffolding visible in background
Woman graduate, in cap and gown, holding University of Southern California diploma, standing with older man in jacket, vest, and tie, holding hat, with decoratives trees, other graduates, and audience in background