Dedication of Boquet Reservoir with an unidentified woman; an unidentified man, William P. Whitsett, Chairman of the Metropolitan Water District; Los Angeles Mayor Frank Shaw; an unidentified man; and H. A. Van Norman, Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Bureau of Water Works standing next to the gates of the concrete inlet-outlet tower after the water began to flow out to fill the reservoir.
This photograph appears with the article "Supervisors Have Busy Day Hearing Tax Protests, Board Hears Tax Pleas, Total of 175 Complaints on Assessed Values Heard During First Day by Supervisors." Los Angeles Times, 7 Jul. 1932.