Looking west down Hollywood Boulevard, 1920’s. Visible from left to right: the Egyptian Theater, Hotel Christie, Pantages Theater,and the First National Bank Building.
The End of Prohibition: A thirsty crowd lines up for legal beers outside the Belmont Grill, 464 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, 1933.
Happy patrons celebrate the end of Prohibition at the Club Airport Gardens, Los Angeles, December 5, 1933.
The U.S. Hotel at 170 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, 1939.
Looking southeast at the cheap hotels lining Figueroa Street, with the Richfield Tower looming in the background, Los Angeles, 1950’s.
Traffic and neon signs on Vine Street at dusk, Hollywood, circa 1960.
Happy Thanksgiving! A stylish young woman spoon-feeding a bib-wearing turkey in an unidentified Los Angeles restaurant, 1930.
Jensen’s Recreation Center on Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park, soon after its construction in 1924.
A line of dancers on the Long Beach, California shore, 1930’s.
Movie premiere at the Fox Carthay Circle, Los Angeles, 1943.