Central business districts--California--Pasadena; Stores, retail--California--Pasadena; Cable cars (Streetcars)--California--Pasadena;
A view of East Colorado St. at Fair Oaks Ave. in downtown Pasadena, California. The building on the corner with the dome and spire is the First National Bank. The street is crowded with horse-drawn carts, pedestrians, bicycles, and trolley cars. ...
Central business districts--California--Torrance; Streets--California--Torrance; Stores, Retail--California--Torrance;
A daytime view of the central business district in Torrance, California, near the intersection of Sartori and El Prado. The shops lining the street include a candy store and a furniture store. The central street is full of parked cars.
Angled view of store fronts of North Brand Blvd., notably the neo-classical styled Palace Grand Theatre. Most of the buildings have some type of awning, and several have signage, including "Western Union" and "Brooks...
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.
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.
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.
A view of the garden at the residence of Paul de Longpre, with a large lattice pavilion on the left, a smaller gazebo partially visible on the right, and trees in the background. Inset in the upper right hand corner is a picture of de Longpre.
A view of the landscaped gardens on the grounds of the Glendale Sanitarium. A man and a woman sit on a bench under a large palm tree. Other people are seen on two benches in the distance. A path winds through the grounds. A tree with no leaves...
An aerial view of the Veterans' Administration buildings in Westwood, California, looking north near the intersection of Wilshire Blvd. and Federal Ave. Much of the surrounding area is undeveloped park or fields.
A photograph of the veterans Hospital near Westwood in Los Angeles, California. The photograph shows a collection of four, five-storey brick buildings, one of which has a neoclassical-style entry with columns.
Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Land use, Rural--California--History; Canals--California--Owens Valley;
Canal part of the Los Angeles Aqueduct system in the Owens Valley operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to bring valley water to Los Angeles. The snow-capped mountains in the right background are most likely the Sierra Nevada,...