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.
This photograph is very similar to another one of this event published with the caption: A Surprise That Didn't Alarm Chief Scott: Presenting hand-illuminated book, signed by every member of fire department, to Fire Chief Scott are, left to right, Mrs. Addie Scott, Fire Commissioner Lewis, Harlan L. De Witt of Fireman's Relief Association, and Mayor Shaw. The Surprise party marked the chief's thirtieth year with the department. [Los Angeles Times, 12 July 1935: A12].
Pictured from left to right: Studebaker Corporation executive Paul G. Hoffman, Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw, and Bank of America executive Walter J. Braunschweiger stand surrounding a cake that reads, "47th Anniversary." In the background, a large chandaliered room can be seen, with suited men seated at white-clothed tables. Photograph was taken at the Chamber of Commerce's 47th anniversary event in the Biltmore Hotel's Biltmore Bowl, the hotel's ballroom. S.E. Gates (not pictured), as president of the Rotary Club, co-organized the luncheon.
Connected to Los Angeles Times article, February 4, 1933, R.F.C. Loan Assures Jobs for Army of Workers, Total of 25,000 Must Be Provided With Employment Under Terms of Relief Granted County. Jobs will be found for 25,000 men on public work in Los Angeles county … announcement yesterday by Chairman Shaw of the Board of Supervisors … notification came from Mrs. Rheba Crawford Splivalo, head of the State Department of Social Welfare … the first allotment of $250,000 will be available in Los Angeles Monday … they then named George F. Cuthbert to serve as co-ordinator …
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
Photograph of a banquet for famous aviators attended by, left to right: unidentified man in uniform, William G. McAdoo (California senator), Walter J. Braunschweiger (banker), Patrick Gordon Taylor (Australian aviator), Charles Kingsford Smith (Australian aviator), P. G. B. "Bud" Morriss (American aviator), and Frank Shaw (Los Angeles mayor). The banquet table is decorated with a leafy swag and mound of flowers. The national flags of Australia (left) and the United States (right) frame the guests.