Photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt waving from the back of the presidential train at Central Station (Central Ave. and 5th St.) with secretaries Mayris Chaney (later Martin) and Malvina Thompson standing behind her on the platform during a visit to Los Angeles. An unidentified man stands on the right.
Photograph of President Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou Henry Hoover a the platform on the back of a train car in El Monte. Mrs. Hoover holds a lion cub that someone offered to her as a pet. She gave it back before departing.
Photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt leaving the Biltmore Hotel in a brocaded crepe de chine dress and mercurial hat with secretaries Mayris Chaney (later Martin) and Malvina Thompson following. Mrs. Roosevelt had gone to the Biltmore at 7:30 am to freshen up after the train trip to Los Angeles, before beginning her day of public events.
Eleanor Roosevelt with mezzosoprano Gladys Swarthout standing in a doorway at the Hollywood Bowl. On this occasion, Mrs. Roosevelt gave a speech about charity to address relief from human suffering and Ms. Swarthout performed. A security officer is on the left and 2 men and a woman stand behind them.