Photograph of Frank Shaw (mayor of Los Angeles), Florencio Avila Sanchez (representative of the Mexican Senate), James Davis (Chief of Police) and Ricardo Hill (Mexican Consul) meet in Shaw's office to discuss a radio broadcast by President Cardenas of Mexico.
National Commander of the American Legion J. Ray Murphy is arriving in Los Angeles on the Union Pacific. He will be attending numerous events, including a speech he will give in Ventura and a banquet at the Army and Navy Club.
A crowd is gathered around a digger at the ground breaking ceremony for a new municipal building in Watts. From left to right: Councilman Franklin P. Buyer, with his hand on his hip; Emily Vincent; Paul G. Ritter, president of Board of Public Works; Mayor Frank Shaw; Otto B. Frank, with shovel in hand.
President Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and mayor Frank Shaw in the back seat of a convertible car at Central Station (Central Ave. and 5th St.). Mrs. Roosevelt holds a large bouquet of roses and there is a crowd behind the automobile, with the presidential train car in the background.
This photograph is very similar to another one of this event published with the caption: A Surprise That Didn't Alarm Chief Scott: Presenting hand-illuminated book, signed by every member of fire department, to Fire Chief Scott are, left to right, Mrs. Addie Scott, Fire Commissioner Lewis, Harlan L. De Witt of Fireman's Relief Association, and Mayor Shaw. The Surprise party marked the chief's thirtieth year with the department. [Los Angeles Times, 12 July 1935: A12].
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.
Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw speaks at podium on City Hall (200 N Spring Street) steps to audience regarding importance of American naval forces on Navy Day, October 27th, a day which commemorated the establishment of the American Navy in 1775. (Navy Day is no longer celebrated as it was absorbed into Armed Forces Day.) Naval officers sit behind Shaw as he makes his speech. The columns and arches of City Hall can be seen.The 2000 spectators listened not only to notable speeches extolling the navy at City Hall, but also witnessed a band concert and the aerial feats of naval airplanes flying overhead. Commemorations also occured in Los Angeles Harbor, Long Beach Naval Reserve Airport, and elsewhere in the Southland.
Schumann-Heink, left, and Mayor Frank Shaw, center, watch the Memorial Day parade from a table at the Coliseum field. An unidentified woman sits beside Mayor Shaw. Schumann-Heink sand the "Star-Spangled Banner" that day.
Photograph of Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw and World War veteran members of the American Legion City Hall Post No. 387, Clifford K. Steele, A. D. Endsley and city hall engineering department accountant Harry Whittington in front of City Hall before the members of the American Legion Post went to Fresno for a convention. The Summer of 1935 faced a heat wave in the San Joaquin Valley, due to which the veterans took their own water wagon. A mountain pump was rigged which was to be used as a shower bath. Photograph shows the wagon hitched to a car. Ross Olney stands next to the water pump. The wagon has a banner reading, "Showed Baths Given Here, And How," and the barrel of water has a sign reading, "A Los Angeles Rain Storm, The Climate of Los Angeles is Cool, Have Some,". The Wagon itself has a sign painted to the side reading, "Keep Cool with Los Angeles City Hall Post, A Los Angeles Rain Storm, our weather is unique, warm up with Fresno." C. K. Steele is standing in the back row, holding a small box reading, "Los Angeles City Hall Post No. 387, California." The veterans and the Mayor protect themselved from the water shower with umbrellas.
President Roosevelt is seen waving his hat to greet the crowd from the back seat of a convertible car. Eleanor Roosevelt is seated next to him and Los Angeles mayor Frank Shaw on her other side. Police officers on motorcycles surround the car.
Photograph of President Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and mayor Frank Shaw in the back seat of a convertible car at Central Station (Central Ave. and 5th St.) in front of the presidential train. Mrs. Roosevelt is holding a bouquet of roses and the automobile is surrounded by security men.
Connected to Los Angeles Times article, March 22, 1935, Philippines Aide Visits with Shaw, Island Delegate to Capital to Join in Plea for More Trade Under Liberty Bill. Manuel Abella, one of the six delegates representing the Philippine mission sent to Washington … called on Mayor Shaw yesterday … accompanied by three local Philippine officials … Pedro C. de Vera … Manuel de los Reyes … Roque E. de la Ysla
Mayor Frank Shaw, in dark suit and tie, Kenneth Milton, in light suit and tie, holding harmonica in box, and Manuel Martinez and Herman Bower, both in dirty pants and shirts, Bower barefoot, standing in mayor's office
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.