In the car with Roosevelt was First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and then Mayor Frank L. Shaw. President Roosevelt gave a speech at the end of a motorcade through the city. The trip was Roosevelt’s first as President. Newspapers estimated the crowd at the Coliseum in the tens of thousands.
President Roosevelt speaks to the crowd from his car at the end of his motorcade through the city during his one day visit. In his car was his wife Eleanor Roosevelt and then Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Mayor Frank L. Shaw ride in a motorcade. 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.
Roosevelt, along with other dignitaries, toured the city by motorcade during his first visit as President. Central Station was located at Fifth and Alameda Street. Man speaking to Roosevelt is unknown.