Audience gathered at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to hear President Franklin D. Roosevelt speak. Eleanor and her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Los Angeles for a day before visiting San Diego. During their time in Los Angeles, the President gave a speech at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Mrs. Roosevelt gave a speech at the Hollywood Bowl.
President Roosevelt speaks to the crowd from his car at the end of his motorcade through the city. during his one day visit. Tens of thousands of people greeted Roosevelt along with other dignitaries, including his wife Eleanor Roosevelt and Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw, during the motorcade.
Bass drummer in fez, jacket, and sash, standing on wheeled cart pulled by 3 men, among other marching musicians, including French horns, front, and sousaphones, rear, on coliseum track with audience in background
About 11 military vehicles in line on Coliseum track, photographed from high in stands, with large crowd at right and in foreground, reviewing stand and group of horses at left on Coliseum infield, peristyle in background
View from high in stands of Coliseum of two lines of graduates, in caps and gowns, marching across field and seated in stands, with audience in foreground, decorated pavilion in midground, and Coliseum peristyle in background
Float decorated as Council Rock, with Indian decorations around base, with about six students in Indian costume with drums among flowers and trees, with sign reading Painted Council Rock, Normandie Ave, on coliseum track with audience in background
Float decorated as sailing ship The Golden Hind, with about seven students riding costumed as Sir Francis Drake and crew, with sign reading Golden Hind, Drake's Ship, Berendo Junior High, on coliseum track with audience in background
Float decorated as longboat with bird motif, carrying about six students in feather headdresses, some with oars, with sign reading Zuni Festival, Sixty-Eighth Street, on coliseum track, with audience in background
Rufus B. Von Kleinsmid awarding a diploma to an older woman graduate, with other faculty members seated, all in caps and gowns, under decorated pavilion, with Coliseum peristyle with scaffolding visible in background
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Rufus B. Von Kleinsmid and two other faculty members standing at podium, other faculty members seated, all in academic gowns, under decorated pavilion, with Coliseum peristyle with scaffolding visible in background
Rufus B. Von Kleinsmid and two other faculty members standing at podium, one holding academic hood, other faculty members seated, all in academic gowns, under decorated pavilion, with Coliseum peristyle with scaffolding visible in background