President Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and mayor Frank Shaw in the back seat of a convertible car at Central Station (Central Ave. and 5th St.). Mrs. Roosevelt holds a large bouquet of roses and there is a crowd behind the automobile, with the presidential train car in the background.
A Los Angeles Breakfast Club meeting in honor of Postmaster-General James A. Farley held at the Ambassador Hotel on July 19, 1934. Mayor Shaw and Senator McAdoo sit to his right. The Breakfast Club postponed their usual meeting time to fit Farley's travel schedule and moved from their usual location at the East Village to the Ambassador to accommodate the size of this event.
Fire Chief Ralph J. Scott is honored with a surprise party to celebrate his thirty years of service to the fire department. He is receiving a hand-illuminated book signed by every member of the fire department. From left to right, Ralph J. Scott, his wife Addie Scott, Fire Commissioner Edward Lewis, Harlan De Witt of the Fireman's Relief Association, and Mayor Shaw.
There are no dates on the negative or negative sleeve. A billboard advertising the film "Tarzan and His Mate" places the events in the photograph in 1934. This was likely taken during the Fort Moore hill excavation in April.
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 Jul. 1934:16.
Construction company vice-president F.J. Anderson and mayor Frank Shaw seated, signing papers at table with books, papers, gavel, and pens, with Roger Jessup, Frances Beatty, Hugh Thatcher, Harry Baine, and John Quinn standing behind them. They are in the new quarters (as of 1932) of the County Supervisors on the 5th floor of the Hall of Records, located at 220 N. Broadway. The walls of the room are decorated with laurel panel molding above marble panels.
The first year of the Nisei festival was 1934. The term Nisei was used to signify the second generation, or American-born Japanese who were American citizens. The festival is now  known as Nisei Week. In 1935 the second annual Nisei festival included a banquet, fashion shows, an ondo (folk dance), kendo contests, a pageant tracing Japanese history, flower and tea ceremonies and a parade.
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.
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.
Mrs. Cora Shaw, 3rd from left, and Mayor Frank Shaw, 6th from left, and about 13 other men and women, all in formal dress, seated at long table set with flowers, glasses, and menus or programs, under curtained balcony
Schumann-Heink, left, and Mayor Frank Shaw, center, watch the Memorial Day parade from a table at the Coliseum field. An unidentified woman sits beside Mayor Shaw. Schumann-Heink sand the "Star-Spangled Banner" that day.
Possibly connected to Los Angeles Times article, August 9, 1930, Voters’ Tally List Compiled, Registrar’s Chart Discloses Oddities in County, Urban Electors Far Ahead of Rural Districts, Men Outnumber Women in City; Opposite Outside