Prince Kaya of Japan, center, with (front row l-r) Frank Shaw (Mayor of Los Angeles); Harry L. Harper (President of the Chamber of Commerce); (back row l-r) Col. Senichi Kushibuchi (aide to the Prince); and Tomokazu Hori (Japanese consul of Southern California) at a luncheon at the Biltmore Hotel hosted by the city and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. The flags of the United States and Japan are on the wall behind the group.
Possibly connected to Los Angeles Times article, August 9, 1930, Voters’ Tally List Compiled, Registrar’s Chart Discloses Oddities in County, Urban Electors Far Ahead of Rural Districts, Men Outnumber Women in City; Opposite Outside
Text reads in part: Los Angeles City Precinct No. 55. State of California, County of Los Angeles, SS Affidavit of Registration. Frank L. Shaw, 110 West 59th Place, Supervisor LA Co., 5 feet 6 inches, Republican. I was born in Canada. I acquired citizenship by b. Father's Naturalization. My father's name is (was) John D. Shaw. [signed] Frank L. Shaw, 18th day of January, 1932
Related to the article “Baine Inducted in County Post, Hollywood Man Sworn in as New Supervisor, Ceremony at Oath-Taking of Rolph Appointee, He Must Run at Primary to Fill Out Term.” Los Angeles Times, 1 Jun. 1932: A3
Text reads in part: Los Angeles City Precinct No. 867. State of California, County of Los Angeles, SS Affidavit of Registration. John D. Shaw, 4630 Melbourne Ave, Architect, 5 feet 9 1/2 inches, Republican. I was born in Canada. I acquired citizenship by a. Decree of Court, December 23 1914, Los Angeles California. [signed] John D. Shaw, 18th day of January, 1932