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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.
From the Spring Street steps of the Los Angeles City Hall, Dr. Ezequiel Padilla addresses about forty thousand attendees at a special Cinco de Mayo celebration. Numerous photographers are seen snapping his picture.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00088434
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b14_f1_i18
CARL0004964905
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/123584
Subject
Padilla, Ezequiel,--1890-1971
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Statesmen--Mexico
Politicians--Mexico
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Celebrations--California--Los Angeles
City halls--California--Los Angeles

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