This rural highway is actually Western Avenue in South Los Angeles as seen in 1932 near its intersection with 114th Street.
Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

This rural highway is actually Western Avenue in South Los Angeles as seen in 1932 near its intersection with 114th Street.

Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

1961 aerial view of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

1961 aerial view of the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

In 1919, the Sony Pictures Studios were the Samuel Goldwyn Studios, and Culver City was mostly open space.
Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

In 1919, the Sony Pictures Studios were the Samuel Goldwyn Studios, and Culver City was mostly open space.

Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

1750 map of North America, Asia, and the Pacific by Philippe Buache.
Part of the USC Digital Library’s Sea of Korea Map Collection.

1750 map of North America, Asia, and the Pacific by Philippe Buache.

Part of the USC Digital Library’s Sea of Korea Map Collection.

This shoe was unearthed under Union Station, the site of Los Angeles’ original Chinatown, during the 1989-91 excavation for the Metro Red Line.
Part of the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California Collection in the USC Digital Library.

This shoe was unearthed under Union Station, the site of Los Angeles’ original Chinatown, during the 1989-91 excavation for the Metro Red Line.

Part of the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California Collection in the USC Digital Library.