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
This photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, December 6, 1932, "New Governmental Group Effects Organization, County Given Set-Up Change, Supervisors Alter Course for Two of Departments, Whole Body to Direct Flood and Welfare Activities, Shaw Elected Chairman and Jessup Begins Duties"
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
Harry Baine in suit and tie, standing near table with other Board of Supervisors members seated, with crowd near open door in background, flowers in foreground. They are in the new quarters of the County Supervisors on the 5th floor of the Hall of Records, located at 220 N. Broadway. The walls of the room are decorated with laurel panel molding above marble panels.
Supervisors Henry W. Wright, Harry M. Baine, John R. Quinn, and secretary Grace Wagner, seated at long table, supervisors Hugh A. Thatcher, mayor Frank L. Shaw, and county deputy assessor Alexander W. Dodge standing behind, with several other people standing and seated. They are in the new quarters of the County Supervisors on the 5th floor of the Hall of Records, located at 220 N. Broadway. The room is decorated with elaborate crown molding and walls with laurel panel molding above marble panels. There is a pilar on the left and a flag in the corner.
This photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, June 16, 1932, Friends Petition Shaw to Campaign, Shaw Urged to File for Re-Election, Petition Bearing Names of Second District Backers Handed to Supervisor, and appears with California Eagle article, June 24, 1932, Supervisor Frank L. Shaw Given Surprise Demonstration of Esteem
Construction company vice-president F.J. Anderson and mayor Frank Shaw seated, signing papers at table with books, papers, gavel, and pens, with Roger Jessup, Frances Beatty, Hugh Thatcher, Harry Baine, and John Quinn standing behind them. They are in the new quarters (as of 1932) of the County Supervisors on the 5th floor of the Hall of Records, located at 220 N. Broadway. The walls of the room are decorated with laurel panel molding above marble panels.
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 …
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
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
Connected to either Los Angeles Times article, June 14, 1933, Oath of Mayor Taken by Shaw, Council Approves Canvass of Recent Election, Presto! New Mayor Sworn in Record Time, Introduced by Randall, Who Met Defeat at Polls; or July 2, 1933, New Regimes Take Helm of City and Schools, Shaw and Chesebro Sworn In and Davis Elected Head of Council; Education Shake-up Launched
Mayor Frank Shaw with woman in dotted dress and military hat, both kneeling and holding small Easter baskets, with four girls in white dresses, in front of desk on carpeted office floor with about 45 small Easter baskets, with another woman seated in chair partially visible at right
Governor James Rolph, in suit and tie, and Mayor Frank Shaw, in dark jacket, hand in pocket, and light pants, shaking hands, indoors, with Oriental rugs on floor and chair, photograph of waterfall, and fireplace mantel in background
Mayor Frank Shaw, in suit and tie, walking in front of crowd of mostly children and women, most in summer clothing, some in military hats, policeman in back of crowd, outdoors with lawn in foreground, trees and hills in background
This is a photograph taken in 1933 of (L to R): A. W. Hoch, John Quinn, Mayor Shaw, and William Simpson, members of the committee representing the Los Angeles county unit in President Hoover's national unemployment relief organization during the 1930s Depression. Adolph W. Hoch was also the President of the California State Federation of Labor, William A. Simpson was the 1933 President of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, and John R. Quinn was elected the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors after Frank L. Shaw resigned upon being elected as Mayor. The location is the Chamber of Commerce at 12tth St. and Broadway.
There are no dates on the negative or negative sleeve. A billboard advertising the film "Tarzan and His Mate" places the events in the photograph in 1934. This was likely taken during the Fort Moore hill excavation in April.
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
Postmaster-General James A. Farley sits on the Los Angeles Breakfast Club's sawhorse mascot, which is marked "HAM." Mayor Shaw stands to his left and Senator McAdoo to his right. Others stand around for photo. Gigantic bouquet stands in the foreground.
Photograph of a banquet for famous aviators attended by, left to right: unidentified man in uniform, William G. McAdoo (California senator), Walter J. Braunschweiger (banker), Patrick Gordon Taylor (Australian aviator), Charles Kingsford Smith (Australian aviator), P. G. B. "Bud" Morriss (American aviator), and Frank Shaw (Los Angeles mayor). The banquet table is decorated with a leafy swag and mound of flowers. The national flags of Australia (left) and the United States (right) frame the guests.
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.
Related to article, "Postmaster-General to Speak. Farley Thrice on Dial Today. Breakfast Club, Luncheon and Dinner Talks Listed. Second Address Comes From Warner Brothers' Studio. Third Message to Be Given at Biltmore Banquet." Los Angeles Times, 19 July 1934:16.
Prince and Princess Kaya of Japan (center) with Frank Shaw (Mayor of Los Angeles, right), Lieut.-Col. Senichi Kushibuchi (the Prince's aide-de-camp, left) and Kihuye Matsumura (lady in waiting to Princess Kaya, far left)
City, company and union officials are seeking a way to bring a peaceful conclusion to the railway strike. General Manager P. B. Harris, Counsel J. Stuart Neary, Vice-President Richard Sasche and President Samuel M. Haskins of the Los Angeles Railway, International Vice-President Patrick Joseph O'Brien of Detroit, International Vice-President R. B. Armstrong of Shreveport, and former president of the State Federation of Labor and present member of the Municipal Board of Public Works A. W. Hoch gather to discuss the strike in Mayor Shaw's office.
From left to right: Frank H. Brumby; Mayor Frank Shaw; Harry L. Harper, president of Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Francis P. Woellner; W. A. Simpson. They are seated at a banquet table at the Ambassador Hotel with a mural depicting a Spanish dancer and musicians is on the wall behind them.
Dedication of Boquet Reservoir with an unidentified woman; an unidentified man, William P. Whitsett, Chairman of the Metropolitan Water District; Los Angeles Mayor Frank Shaw; an unidentified man; and H. A. Van Norman, Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Bureau of Water Works standing next to the gates of the concrete inlet-outlet tower after the water began to flow out to fill the reservoir.
A different photograph of Mabel Socha and Mayor Shaw taken on the same occasion appears with the article, "Park Hall's Stone Laid: Ceremonies at Observatory: Humanitarian Potentialities of Institution Hailed by Notable Speakers: Col. Griffith, Donor, Lauded; Mayor, Millikan and Others Present," Los Angeles Times, 13 Jul. 1934: A1.