Anaheim’s city hall circa 1903.
Courtesy of the USC Libraries - California Historical Society Collection.

Anaheim’s city hall circa 1903.

Courtesy of the USC Libraries - California Historical Society Collection.

Lincoln Park in Los Angeles, circa 1900. Then named Eastlake Park, the fifty-acre site occupied the former bed of the Arroyo de las Pasas. More on the park’s early history in L.A. as Subject’s latest KCET contribution.
(Photo part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library)

Lincoln Park in Los Angeles, circa 1900. Then named Eastlake Park, the fifty-acre site occupied the former bed of the Arroyo de las Pasas. More on the park’s early history in L.A. as Subject’s latest KCET contribution.

(Photo part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library)

Today is National Bike to Work Day. Here, Los Angeles Police Department officers ride their bicycles down Broadway in May 1904.
Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Today is National Bike to Work Day. Here, Los Angeles Police Department officers ride their bicycles down Broadway in May 1904.

Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Northeast corner of Fifth and Spring streets in downtown Los Angeles, ca. 1905. 
Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Northeast corner of Fifth and Spring streets in downtown Los Angeles, ca. 1905. 

Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Where did all of L.A.’s wildflowers go? The Altadena poppy field shown here in 1907 is now a suburban neighborhood.
(Part of the TICOR/Pierce Collection in the USC Digital Library)

Where did all of L.A.’s wildflowers go? The Altadena poppy field shown here in 1907 is now a suburban neighborhood.

(Part of the TICOR/Pierce Collection in the USC Digital Library)