Title supplied by cataloger. Ezequiel Padilla, Mexico's Secretary for Foreign Relations and former Washington ambassador, visited Los Angeles in May, 1945. During his visit, he was honored at a special Cinco de Mayo ceremony held at Los Angeles City Hall. Some other prominent guests at the event included: Mayor Fletcher Bowron, Mexican Consul General Col. Vicente Peralta, and Bishop Joseph T. McGucken. Dr. Ezequiel Padilla greets someone at the conlcusion of a special Cinco de Mayo celebration held on the Spring Street steps of the Los Angeles City Hall. About forty thousand people were present for the event.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm. Photographic prints
Padilla, Ezequiel,--1890-1971 Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.) Statesmen--Mexico Politicians--Mexico Crowds--California--Los Angeles Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday) Celebrations--California--Los Angeles City halls--California--Los Angeles