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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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm. Photographic prints
00088434 Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b14_f1_i18 CARL0004964905 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/123584
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