Mayor of Los Angeles, Frank L. Shaw, receives a relative of President Franklin L. Roosevelt, Leila Roosevelt (a.k.a. Mrs. Armand Denis, center), on the steps of City Hall. Miss Roosevelt had just completed a trip around the world by motor, but had broken her arm during her arrival in San Francisco. Her companion and mechanic is Miss Edna Olmsted of Long Island, New York.
President Roosevelt speaks to the crowd from his car at the end of his motorcade through the city during his one day visit. In his car was his wife Eleanor Roosevelt and then Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Mayor Frank L. Shaw ride in a motorcade. 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.
Mayor Shaw and Governor Merriam pose together in front of a crowd. Frank Finley Merriam served as the 28th Governor of California from June 2, 1934 until January 2, 1939. Frank L Shaw was Mayor of Los Angeles from 1933 to September 16, 1938.
Roosevelt, along with other dignitaries, toured the city by motorcade during his first visit as President. Central Station was located at Fifth and Alameda Street. Man speaking to Roosevelt is unknown.