Eleanor Roosevelt was traveling with her husband Franklin Roosevelt during his first trip to Los Angeles during his first visit to the city as President. Standing next to Eleanor Roosevelt is then Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw
Frank L. Shaw accepts an invitation to the formal opening of the Nsei festival from "Miss 'Lil Tokio" Alice Watanabe and her attendants. In front, left to right, Fukiko Hori, Alice Watanabe, Frank L. Shaw, and Kay Okamoto. In the back, left to right, Miye Fujioka and Mary Ota.
Mayor Frank L. Shaw, Henry S. McKay, Jr. and Fred W. Marlow discuss the federal Better Housing campaign on KMPC radio station. The campaign aimed to employ 70,000 building workers by surveying homes and recommending repairs. McKay was the chairman of the committee and Marlow was the regional director for the Federal Housing Adminstration.
In the car with Roosevelt was First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and then Mayor Frank L. Shaw. President Roosevelt gave a speech at the end of a motorcade through the city. The trip was Roosevelt’s first as President. Newspapers estimated the crowd at the Coliseum in the tens of thousands.
Col. Henry L. Roosevelt poses with Mayor Frank L. Shaw and president of the Chamber of Commerice Walter J. Braunschweiger. Roosevelt was the guest of honor at a luncheon hosted by the directors of the Chamber of Commerce after visiting the Los Angeles Harbor and proclaiming it an ideal naval hub. From left to right, Walter J. Braunschweiger, Henry L. Roosevelt, and Mayor Frank L. Shaw. the Chamber of Commerce was located at 12th St. and Broadway.
Frank Lawrence Shaw (February 1, 1877 – January 24, 1958) was an American politician. In 1933, he successfully ran for mayor of Los Angeles. He was re-elected in 1937 but was recalled from office on September 16, 1938 by the citizens of Los Angeles.
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.