A memo, typewritten, describing and praising the resident children at the Brownson Settlement House Library and their choices of reading material. Also extols the influence of the library and librarian on shaping the dreams of Mexican immigrant...
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.
City Halls--California--Los Angeles; Public buildings--California--Los Angeles;
Front view of third and current City Hall building which towers over the rest of the city; automobiles parked on both sides of Spring Street; building to left with sign reading:"Bank of Italy, International Branch."
City Halls--California--Los Angeles; Public buildings--California--Los Angeles; Public art--California--Los Angeles; Civic centers--California--Los Angeles;
Concrete plaza of Music Center, looking toward City Hall and State Building; people standing and sitting on benches; automobiles parked on street; newspaper kiosks; flags on flagpoles; flowerbed; trees; bronze statue depicting intertwined figures...