Bizarre Los Angeles Page Liked · November 4, 2012 · A Ralphs Grocery truck, circa 1919.

Ralphs Grocery Truck – 1919

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A Ralphs Grocery truck, circa 1919.

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El Segundo

El Segundo

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Pacific Electric’s El Segundo line, which operated from 1914 to 1930. (LAPL 00073815)

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American Woman's League of Compton

American Woman’s League of Compton

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The American Woman’s League of Compton, circa 1910.

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Los Angeles Traffic

Los Angeles Traffic – 1910s

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A near Los Angeles traffic collision in 1915. Wish I knew the intersection. The photo comes from the Southern California Edison Photographs and Negatives/Huntington Library.   A traffic accident in 1917. The road sign reads Gallardo Street. (Huntington Library)  

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Universal City

Universal City (1915 – 1916)

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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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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.    

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Crescent Drive Beverly Hills 1911

Beverly Hills – Crescent Drive – 1911

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

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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.

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Newhall Pass

Newhall Pass – 1910s

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A drive through Newhall Pass in 1914.   A Model T at Newhall Pass, circa 1916.

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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.

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