1933 publicity shot for the Frank Dillon Tire Co.Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

1933 publicity shot for the Frank Dillon Tire Co.

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

1961 aerial view of Pasadena’s Rose Bowl from our Dick Whittington Photography Collection.

1961 aerial view of Pasadena’s Rose Bowl from our Dick Whittington Photography Collection.

Remember full service? In this 1931 photo from our Dick Whittington Photography Collection, an attendant fills a gas tank at a Union Oil service station.

Remember full service? In this 1931 photo from our Dick Whittington Photography Collection, an attendant fills a gas tank at a Union Oil service station.

For decades, locally brewed Eastside was one of Los Angeles’ favorite beers. Learn more about the city’s forgotten brewing history via L.A. as Subject’s latest CityDig post for Los Angeles magazine.
(1935 photo part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library)

For decades, locally brewed Eastside was one of Los Angeles’ favorite beers. Learn more about the city’s forgotten brewing history via L.A. as Subject’s latest CityDig post for Los Angeles magazine.

(1935 photo part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library)

Would you send your loved one a “Valentine’s Day Brick”? In 1930, the Dick Whittington Studio photographed this ice cream novelty for the Green Lantern Soda Fountain.
This is one of more than 30,000 photos from our “Dick” Whittington Collection that we’ve recently digitized with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. More information on that project: http://bit.ly/nehwhittington

Would you send your loved one a “Valentine’s Day Brick”? In 1930, the Dick Whittington Studio photographed this ice cream novelty for the Green Lantern Soda Fountain.

This is one of more than 30,000 photos from our “Dick” Whittington Collection that we’ve recently digitized with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. More information on that project: http://bit.ly/nehwhittington