Exterior view of the downtown branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, showing the lawns, fountain, and walkway leading up to the building's entrance. In the background can be seen the Edison building and Mayflower hotel.
Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles; Pagodas--California--Los Angeles;
The entrance leading to a narrow winding street of the walled China City is fronted by a four tiered pagoda surrounded by foliage; Chinese and American flags adorn the top; the sign to the right reads:"Pagoda, Dr. P.C. Fun. Chinese Astrologer."
Exterior view of the Ocean Park Bath House and the shoreline, looking southeast; a sign of the side of the building reads: Bath House. The beach is crowded with people looking out onto the Pacific Ocean or playing in the surf. In the forefront a...
A view of the entrance to the Dragon Gorge scenic railway amusement ride in Ocean Park, California. A sign reading "Dragon Gorge" appears in the center. Two sculpted green dragons flank the entrance. People in early 20th century style clothing are...
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.
A birds-eye view of the race track and grandstand at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. Beside the dirt track is the turf course with grass and waterways. An inset illustration shows two racers in action. Letters on the grass to the south...
Electric railroads--California--Los Angeles County; Mountains--California--Los Angeles County; Observatories--California--Los Angeles County; Searchlights--California--Los Angeles County;
A view of the power station on Echo Mountain, Los Angeles County. A man is standing on the front porch of the powerhouse. The cables are seen in the lower right portion of the image. On the top of the building a man is seen reaching up to the...
Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles; Rickshaw men--California--Los Angeles;
Steps leading down to sunken courtyard; restaurants and gifts shops; woman in Western clothing is getting a rickshaw ride; people sitting and strolling, wearing Western and Chinese clothing; trees; women holding sun umbrellas; sign on restaurant...
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.
Express highways--California--Los Angeles; Public buildings--California--Los Angeles; City Halls--California--Los Angeles;
Civic Center including old Hall of Records, City Hall, Hall of Justice, and Federal Building; early view of freeways empty of automobiles; some automobiles on side street behind freeways; city buildings; grass; streetlights.
A view through an elaborate iron archway, looking toward the Singleton Court residence, with its two lines of palm trees lining the street. The stables and clock tower, both overgrown with ivy, are just visible to the left of the street.