A view looking down East Seaside Boulevard, featuring landscaped grounds in the foreground, and the facade of the Cinderella Ballroom on the left, with its large sign advertising "Dancing" standing out from the building. The Hotel...
Photograph of Main St., Compton, showing buildings destroyed by the earthquake, including the Fargo Coffee & Tea Co., and cars crushed by the falling debris. In the distance, a crane lifts a pile of rubble, with a few onlookers.
Photograph of wreckage from the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. A policeman and several civilians are outside amid large piles of rubble. A car has been crushed under the falling debris, and the ruins of a building can be seen in the background.
Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton; City halls--California--Compton;
Exterior view of Compton City Hall after the 1933 earthquake; large portions of wall have fallen away, a portion of the roof has collapsed, and piles of rubble surround the building. A man in uniform stands in front of the building, looking away.
Parks--California--Los Angeles; Teachers colleges--California--Los Angeles; College buildings--California--Los Angeles;
A view of Central Park in Downtown Los Angeles. Several people can be seen throughout the park, and in the foreground, a boy is selling newspapers. In the distance, the upper part of the State Normal School building can be seen.
Church buildings--California--Los Angeles; Historic buildings--California--Los Angeles; Plazas--California--Los Angeles;
Exterior view of the Old Mission Church, looking across the plaza, with palm trees and people seated on park benches in the foreground. On top of the church is a small cupola. On the far right, a streetcar is visible between the trees.
Front text reads: La Casa de la Centinela Adobe, historical Spanish house built in the early 1800s, where Inglewood was founded by Daniel Freeman. Located at 7634 Midfield Ave., in Northwest Inglewood. Open to visitors from two to four on...
Settlement houses--California--Los Angeles; Social settlements--California--Los Angeles; Public service organizations--California--Los Angeles; Community service--California--Los Angeles; Charitable organizations--California--Los Angeles;
A printed bifold pamphlet explaining and promoting the mission and work of the Brownson Settlement House in Los Angeles.
Community welfare councils--History--California--Los Angeles; Social history--California--Los Angeles;
A 6-page typewritten narrative on the history of the Welfare Planning Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles, later renamed the Welfare Planning Council, Los Angeles Region. The history begins with the first charity founded in Los Angeles in 1854 and...