Mayor Earl Riley of Portland, Oregon with his wife Fay Riley. The Rileys were in Los Angeles between flights from Washington to Palm Springs. While in town, Mayor Riley offered a five point proposal for solving the traffic problem
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.
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.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Mayor Frank L. Shaw ride in a motorcade. Eleanor and her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Los Angeles for a day before visiting San Diego. During their time in Los Angeles, the President gave a speech at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Mrs. Roosevelt gave a speech at the Hollywood Bowl.
President Roosevelt gave a speech at the Coliseum at the end of a motorcade through the city. The trip was Roosevelt’s first as President. Newspapers estimated the crowd at the Coliseum in the tens of thousands.