Coach Dixie Howell greets Mexican Consul Ricardo Hill and player Ernesto Navas from University of Mexico football team. Coached by Dixie Howell, the team played against Occidental in front of a crowd of 20,000 fans.
This photograph appears with the article, “Founding of Los Angeles Re-enacted at Colorful Pageant on Olvera Street With Biscailuz as de Neve: City’s Birthday Date Marked in Festivities,” Los Angeles Times, 05 Sep. 1935: A1.
Civic leaders and public officials portrayed early-day characters in a procession from Avila adobe to Casa la Golondrina. Dedication ceremonies were conducted, as well as a concert, athletic events and a night festival that concluded the celebration.
Mexican consul Ricardo Hill attends as General Saturnino Cedillo presents dueling pistols to Sherriff James E. Davis at a luncheon at the police pistol range in Elysian Park (now the Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Club).