Universal City

Universal City – 1915

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Universal City, off of Lankershim Blvd., officially opened on March 15, 1915. Its inauguration featured bands, speeches, cowboys on horseback, celebrity sightings, food, beverages, and fireworks. The new municipality covered approximately 230 acres and was surrounded by ranch lands.  In fact, Universal City used to be a cluster of barley fields belonging to the Taylor […]

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Eastlake Park 1910

Eastlake Park (1910-1917)

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Eagle Rock 1910

Eagle Rock 1910

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The northeast valley of Eagle Rock in 1910. (LAPL 00044175) Share

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Electric Studio

Electric Studio photos – 240 S. Main Street – 1910s

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A novelty photo  taken at the Electric Studio at 240 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA. The writing on the back of the photo reads: Dedico Este Pequieno Recuerdo a mi hermano Encarnacion Montes. — Jose Montes. Dated September 28, 1913.   A second novelty photo from the Electric Studio.     Share

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Crescent Drive Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills – Crescent Drive – 1911

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An unpaved Crescent Drive in Beverly Hills, circa 1911. (LAPL) Share

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Angels Flight

Angels Flight – 1910s

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A postcard image from the early 1910s with Angels Flight and its observatory tower in the background. Share

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Court Flight

Court Flight – 1910s

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An undated (possibly 1910s), view of the base of a funicular known as Court Flight. (Los Angeles Public Library 00012815) To read about Court Flight‘s history, click here:http://onbunkerhill.org/court_flight#.VCLj9_ldXgs Share

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Cawston Ostrich Farm

South Pasadena – Cawston Ostrich Farm

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The entrance to the Cawston Ostrich Farm in South Pasadena, circa 1912. (LAPL 00049452)   Plucking Plumes.   Taking a ride. Share

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Newhall Pass

Newhall Pass – Model T – 1916

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A Model T at Newhall Pass, circa 1916. Share

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Los Angeles National Forest swimming pool

Los Angeles National Forest – 1918

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Enjoying the swimming pool at the Los Angeles National Forest, circa 1918. Share

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