Chinese civic leaders Peter Soohoo and Dr. S.J. Lin reassure Captain of Detectives Bert Wallis that gang warfare will not escalate in the Los Angeles Chinese community. From left to right, Dr. Lin, Bert Wallis, and Peter Soohoo.
Ceferino Garcia, champion boxer from the Philippines, with his trainer in the ring. Probably during a workout fight as there isn't much of a crowd observing. Garcia was the word middleweight champion 1939-1940.
Pan American Day was first celebrated on April 14, 1931 to commemorate the 1890 establishment of the Union of American Republics, later called the Pan American Union. This body subsequently evolved into the Organization of American States. Pan American Day is an international holiday that celebrates the cultures of North and South American nations and stresses inter-American goodwill.