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.
Following a breakfast hosted by the Los Angeles Breakfast Club at the Ambassador Hotel, Prince and Princess Kaya of Japan obligingly pose for a photograph with the club's dappled wooden horse with, with the Prince holding a golden statuette of a saddled horse, a symbol of the esteem of the club membership.
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.
Postmaster-General Farley sits astride the Los Angeles Breakfast Club's sawhorse labeled "HAM" for initiation into the club on July 19, 1934 at the Ambassador Hotel. He is blindfolded and has placed his right hand on a plate of ham and eggs as part of the initiation rites. Four men surround him; one man holds the plate of ham and eggs, one holds a paper (possibly initiation rites), one man stands smiling, and the last pets the sawhorse.