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Title
Cinco de Mayo celebration in Los Angeles
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Stewart, Lucille
Date Created and/or Issued
1945
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
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.
About forty thousand people attend a special Cinco de Mayo celebration held on the Spring Street steps of the Los Angeles City Hall. Mayor Fletcher Bowron (center) sits in the front row next to Dr. Ezequiel Padilla, who is sitting to the right of Vicente Peralta.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00088671
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b15_f1_i29_N
CARL0004965177
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/123629
Subject
Bowron, Fletcher,--1887-1968
Peralta, Vicente
Padilla, Ezequiel,--1890-1971
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Statesmen--Mexico
Politicians--Mexico
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Celebrations--California--Los Angeles
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
City halls--California--Los Angeles

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