6 images. Memorial Day -- San Gabriel, 30 May 1952. Mayor Paul T. Erskine (Mayor of San Gabriel); Frank Carpenter (Chief of Police, San Gabriel); Walter Hatch (Past Post 442 Commander); Charles Rhodes (Honorary Grand Marshall); Sergeant Orville Bierkle; Mrs. E.M. Butt; Commander Yancey Shields; Mrs. Jo Dean; Reverend Michael Montoya; Sherry Hammack -- 9 years; "Amber" Parade Mascot.; Caption slip reads: "Daily. Photographer: Richardson. Date: 1952-05-30. Reporter: Swaim. Assignment: Memorial Day. San Gabriel. K33, 34: San Gabriel's first Memorial Day parade passing reviewing stand in front of Mission Playhouse. On reviewing stand, L to R: Mayor Paul T. Erskine; Chief of Police Frank Carpenter; Grand Marshal Walter Hatch, Past post 442 Commander; Charles Rhodes, Honorary Grand Marshal; Marine Sergeant Orville Bierkle; Mrs. E.M. Butt; Mrs. Orville Bierkle; Post 442 Commander Yancey Shields; and Mrs. Jo Dean". K4: Memorial service following parade, at Legion Post 442, Reverend Michael Montoya, pastor of San Gabriel Mission Church, leading prayer for peace. K3: Gun salute to the dead, during memorial service at Post 442. K23, 24: Sherry Hammack, member of Junior Auxiliary, Post 442, and Mascot of the post, holding parade mascot, 'Amber'. Charles Rhodes, past commander and one of founders of San Gabriel Legion Post 442, placing mortgage for new post headquarters on fire ignited by past commanders and past auxiliary presidents".