The Citizens' Committee on Governmental Reorganization formed by Mayor Shaw to make community recommendations for consolidations, simplification, and economy in the local government, met and discussed issues.
A crowd is gathered around a digger at the ground breaking ceremony for a new municipal building in Watts. From left to right: Councilman Franklin P. Buyer, with his hand on his hip; Emily Vincent; Paul G. Ritter, president of Board of Public Works; Mayor Frank Shaw; Otto B. Frank, with shovel in hand.
Salvation Army general Evangeline Booth and Mayor Frank L. Shaw stand at a podium with several other people on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall. Booth wears a bonnet and dress, while Shaw wears a tie, shirt, and jacket. The podium is festooned with patriotic decor. An arch and part of the facade of City Hall can be seen in the background. A young man to the left is seen in an Uncle Sam costume. Booth and her Army membership were in Los Angeles for a Salvation Army parade, and met in congress to discuss their World for God campaign in which they hoped to add a million more members. Mayor Shaw and many Los Angeles citizens welcomed them to the city.
Los Angeles Mayor Frank L. Shaw speaks at podium on City Hall (200 N Spring Street) steps to audience regarding importance of American naval forces on Navy Day, October 27th, a day which commemorated the establishment of the American Navy in 1775. (Navy Day is no longer celebrated as it was absorbed into Armed Forces Day.) Naval officers sit behind Shaw as he makes his speech. The columns and arches of City Hall can be seen.The 2000 spectators listened not only to notable speeches extolling the navy at City Hall, but also witnessed a band concert and the aerial feats of naval airplanes flying overhead. Commemorations also occured in Los Angeles Harbor, Long Beach Naval Reserve Airport, and elsewhere in the Southland.
Text reads in part: Los Angeles City Precinct No. 867. State of California, County of Los Angeles, SS Affidavit of Registration. John D. Shaw, 4630 Melbourne Ave, Architect, 5 feet 9 1/2 inches, Republican. I was born in Canada. I acquired citizenship by a. Decree of Court, December 23 1914, Los Angeles California. [signed] John D. Shaw, 18th day of January, 1932
Text reads in part: Los Angeles City Precinct No. 55. State of California, County of Los Angeles, SS Affidavit of Registration. Frank L. Shaw, 110 West 59th Place, Supervisor LA Co., 5 feet 6 inches, Republican. I was born in Canada. I acquired citizenship by b. Father's Naturalization. My father's name is (was) John D. Shaw. [signed] Frank L. Shaw, 18th day of January, 1932
Connected to either Los Angeles Times article, June 14, 1933, Oath of Mayor Taken by Shaw, Council Approves Canvass of Recent Election, Presto! New Mayor Sworn in Record Time, Introduced by Randall, Who Met Defeat at Polls; or July 2, 1933, New Regimes Take Helm of City and Schools, Shaw and Chesebro Sworn In and Davis Elected Head of Council; Education Shake-up Launched
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.
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 July 1934:16.
Mayor Frank Shaw, in suit and tie, walking in front of crowd of mostly children and women, most in summer clothing, some in military hats, policeman in back of crowd, outdoors with lawn in foreground, trees and hills in background
Mayor Frank Shaw with woman in dotted dress and military hat, both kneeling and holding small Easter baskets, with four girls in white dresses, in front of desk on carpeted office floor with about 45 small Easter baskets, with another woman seated in chair partially visible at right
From left to right: Frank H. Brumby; Mayor Frank Shaw; Harry L. Harper, president of Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Francis P. Woellner; W. A. Simpson. They are seated at a banquet table at the Ambassador Hotel with a mural depicting a Spanish dancer and musicians is on the wall behind them.
A different photograph of Mabel Socha and Mayor Shaw taken on the same occasion appears with the article, "Park Hall's Stone Laid: Ceremonies at Observatory: Humanitarian Potentialities of Institution Hailed by Notable Speakers: Col. Griffith, Donor, Lauded; Mayor, Millikan and Others Present," Los Angeles Times, 13 Jul. 1934: A1.
Harry Baine in suit and tie, standing near table with other Board of Supervisors members seated, with crowd near open door in background, flowers in foreground. They are in the new quarters 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.
Photograph of President Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and mayor Frank Shaw in the back seat of a convertible car at Central Station (Central Ave. and 5th St.) in front of the presidential train. Mrs. Roosevelt is holding a bouquet of roses and the automobile is surrounded by security men.
This photograph appears with Los Angeles Times article, June 16, 1932, Friends Petition Shaw to Campaign, Shaw Urged to File for Re-Election, Petition Bearing Names of Second District Backers Handed to Supervisor, and appears with California Eagle article, June 24, 1932, Supervisor Frank L. Shaw Given Surprise Demonstration of Esteem
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.
Mayor Shaw with Dwight Long who sailed the globe for four years on a 32-foot sailboat. Frank Lawrence Shaw (February 1, 1877 – January 24, 1958) was an American politician. In 1933, he successfully ran for mayor of Los Angeles. He was re-elected in 1937 but was recalled from office on September 16, 1938. Dwight Long sailed a 32-foot sailboat around the world from 1934-1938.
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.
Supervisors Henry W. Wright, Harry M. Baine, John R. Quinn, and secretary Grace Wagner, seated at long table, supervisors Hugh A. Thatcher, mayor Frank L. Shaw, and county deputy assessor Alexander W. Dodge standing behind, with several other people standing and seated. They are in the new quarters of the County Supervisors on the 5th floor of the Hall of Records, located at 220 N. Broadway. The room is decorated with elaborate crown molding and walls with laurel panel molding above marble panels. There is a pilar on the left and a flag in the corner.
Mayor of Los Angeles, Frank L. Shaw, receives a relative of President Franklin L. Roosevelt, Leila Roosevelt (a.k.a. Mrs. Armand Denis, center), on the steps of City Hall. Miss Roosevelt had just completed a trip around the world by motor, but had broken her arm during her arrival in San Francisco. Her companion and mechanic is Miss Edna Olmsted of Long Island, New York.