Two bathers and their robotic friend mug for the camera, Venice Beach, California, 1930’s.
Cars pass a towering oil well in the center of a Hollywood street (possibly La Brea Avenue), 1936.
A daredevil in golfing attire traipses along a steel beam high above the street during construction of the Los Angeles City Hall, 1927. The Hall of Justice and the old courthouse can be seen in the background.
Boyle Heights, 1950. Olympic Boulevard near Soto Street, with the Sears Building in the background.
Justice Street, the last unpaved street in Los Angeles at the time, with City Hall in the background, 1931.
The Musso & Frank Grill on Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, 1940’s.
Exterior view of the Mayan Theater, downtown Los Angeles, 1937.
A driver helps a gentleman with his bags outside the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, downtown Los Angeles, 1927.
A LARy Broadway streetcar approaches Olympic, 1950’s. Visible among all the advertisements are the United Artists Building and the Eastern Columbia Building.
The illuminated art deco signage and central tower of McDonnell’s Drive In, Beverly and La Brea, Los Angeles, 1930’s.