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Forty irate women property owners protest to Mayor Fletcher Bowron over the impending loss of their homes in Chávez Ravine for a housing project. Bowron is shown telling the "dear ladies" how his hands are tied, but his sympathies are with them. Photo date: May 12, 1951.
Bowron, Fletcher,--1887-1968 Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, California Housing--California--Los Angeles Mayors--California--Los Angeles Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles Eviction--California--Los Angeles Chávez Ravine (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs