C.T. Nolan, strike chairman of the Pacific Electric section of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, with O.R. Newhouse, J.S. Newman, W.P. Cook, and L.R. Spindel, other members of the strike committee, receiving news that their planned 2:00 am worker walkout had been blocked by President Roosevelt. The President had appointed a commission to negotiate the Brotherhood's disputes over unfair wages and hours. It was agreed that, during the negotiations, the strike would be postponed.
The Los Angeles County Roosevelt Campaign Committee, chaired by County Supervisor John Anson Ford. The Committee sponsored a Roosevelt Rally and "round-up" at the Riverside Drive Breakfast Clubphoto is warped
District Attorney Buron Fitts (standing) announces a new "gang squad" created to drive out Los Angeles gangsters and racketeers. The squad consists of six men, including leader John Klein (seated), formerly assigned to special duty with the grand jury. The group is also working with two police officers, one from Chicago and the other from New York, who will help to identify gangsters who have moved in from the east
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.
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.