Dedication of Boquet Reservoir with William P. Whitsett, Chairman of the Metropolitan Water District; H. A. Van Norman, Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Bureau of Water Works; and Los Angeles Mayor Frank Shaw standing in front of the gates of the concrete inlet-outlet tower
Pictured from left to right: Studebaker Corporation executive Paul G. Hoffman, Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw, and Bank of America executive Walter J. Braunschweiger stand surrounding a cake that reads, "47th Anniversary." In the background, a large chandaliered room can be seen, with suited men seated at white-clothed tables. Photograph was taken at the Chamber of Commerce's 47th anniversary event in the Biltmore Hotel's Biltmore Bowl, the hotel's ballroom. S.E. Gates (not pictured), as president of the Rotary Club, co-organized the luncheon.
Connected to Los Angeles Times article, February 4, 1933, R.F.C. Loan Assures Jobs for Army of Workers, Total of 25,000 Must Be Provided With Employment Under Terms of Relief Granted County. Jobs will be found for 25,000 men on public work in Los Angeles county … announcement yesterday by Chairman Shaw of the Board of Supervisors … notification came from Mrs. Rheba Crawford Splivalo, head of the State Department of Social Welfare … the first allotment of $250,000 will be available in Los Angeles Monday … they then named George F. Cuthbert to serve as co-ordinator …
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
Mayor Frank Shaw, in suit and tie, holding flowers, Mrs. Cora Shaw, in knit suit, fox fur, and corsage, standing with group of about 7 women, most with flowers, including Peggy Hamilton Adams in light suit with wide satin collar, and man at left in Indian regalia
Prince and Princess Kaya of Japan with Lieut.-Col. Senichi Kushibuchi (aide-de-camp of Prince Kaya, left), Kihuye Matsumura (lady in waiting to Princess Kaya, far left) and Mayor Frank Shaw (right) upon their arrival at the La Grande Station. Prince Kaya and Senichi Kushibuchi wear military uniforms.
Mrs. Cora Shaw, 3rd from left, and Mayor Frank Shaw, 6th from left, and about 13 other men and women, all in formal dress, seated at long table set with flowers, glasses, and menus or programs, under curtained balcony