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Cinco de Mayo celebration in 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.
From the Spring Street steps of the Los Angeles City Hall, an unidentified man addresses about forty thousand attendees at a special Cinco de Mayo celebration. Behind him is Counsel General Col. Vicente Peralta and other Mexican officials, who are seated with some clergy from the Catholic Church.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic prints
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b15_f1_i9_N; GPC_b14_f1_i9
Peralta, Vicente
McGucken, Joseph Thomas
Catholic Church--Clergy
Catholic Church--Bishops
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Celebrations--California--Los Angeles
City halls--California--Los Angeles

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