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.
Arch-Abbott S. Ohtani of the Hongwanji Buddhist movement presents Mayor Frank L. Shaw with a bronze incense burner while visiting American temples. Left to right, Mayor Shaw and S. Ohtani are the two figures in the center. Directly behind them, left to right, is Rev. H. Sasaki of a local temple and Rev. T. Sasaki, secretary for S. Ohtani. The unidentified men possibly include Rev. J. Yukawa, Rev. J.A. Goldwater, Rev. E. Washioka, and F. Yano.
Cherokee chief Thunder Cloud, at far left, inducts Mayor Frank L. Shaw, Chief of Police James E. Davis, and film actor Francis Lederer into the "Old Glory Braves", a "patriotic organization". The ceremony took place on the steps of City Hall, March 9, 1934. Photographed from left to right are Chief Thunder Cloud, Chief of Police Davis, Mayor Shaw, Judge William Hazlett, and Fred Meyer.