From our our Los Angeles Examiner Collection, a 1948 aerial view of downtown Los Angeles.
A Heinz ketchup display inside a Southern California supermarket, 1940. Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.
Atlantic Ave in Long Beach, surrounded by a forest of oil derricks in 1940.
Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.
A Works Progress Administration scale model of downtown Los Angeles is one of the highlights of the Natural History Museum’s new Becoming Los Angeles exhibit. Here’s the model being painted, ca.1940.
Photo courtesy of the USC Libraries - California Historical Society Collection.