28th Governor of California Frank Finley Merriam (back right) and actress/musician/politician Adele Arbo (back left) with five young women, presumably participants in a beauty contest. Contestants include (left to right); Sibyl D. Slinkard, Betty Meguire, Laura Kerr, Marjorie Owens, and Helen Gilbert. Photo may possibly have been taken at the San Bernadino Orange Show. Dates given for the photo are based on the dates of Merriam's tenure as Governor.
Group portrait of former mayors George E. Cryer, John C. Porter, W.D. Stephens, Meredith P. Snyder, and F.T. Woodman, gathered to support Republican gubernatorial candidate Frank F. Merriam. George Edward Cryer served as mayor from 1921-1929. John Clinton Porter served as mayor from 1929-1933. William Dennison Stephens served as mayor from 1909 and Governor of California from 1917-1923. Meredith Pinxton Snyder served as mayor in 1897-1898, 1900-1904, and 1919-1921. Frederick Thomas Woodman served as mayor from 1916-1919.
Mayor Shaw and Governor Merriam pose together in front of a crowd. Frank Finley Merriam served as the 28th Governor of California from June 2, 1934 until January 2, 1939. Frank L Shaw was Mayor of Los Angeles from 1933 to September 16, 1938.
Governor Alf M. Landon of Kansas, visiting Los Angeles during his campaign for President during the 1936 election. Landon was the Republican candidate against Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was running for re-election. Landon was defeated by a landslide.