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Ezequiel Padilla visits Los Angeles
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Stewart, Lucille
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b15_f1_i13_N; GPC_b14_f1_i13
Padilla, Ezequiel,--1890-1971
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Celebrations--California--Los Angeles
City halls--California--Los Angeles

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