The art deco Coty Paris Salon at 3150 Wilshire Blvd., circa 1947.
I’m guessing that this is Carpenter’s Drive-in, circa 1947, once located on the corner of Sunset and Vine.
How ’bout them apples? Diane Smith bobbing at the Cock’n Bull, a former restaurant on the Sunset Strip at Sunset and Doheny. Photo circa 1949. (Photographer: Lee Weber / LAPL 00057037)
The photo caption reads, “Franke Goode, 17, left; Francis J. Socwell, 18. A couple of ‘girls’ who landed behind bars.” Circa 1946. (LAPL 00079408)
The Cole Bros. Circus arriving for a week long engagement in late September of 1940.
Crenshaw Boulevard, south of Stocker Street, circa 1948. (LAPL 00104399)
A team of models participate in the 20-day Women’s Bowling Congress Tournament held at Vogue Bowl, once located on the corner of Grand and 9th Streets. The Vogue was a popular place for women keglers. Photo, circa 1941. Left to right: June Davis, Virginia Buchanan, Barbara Bitticks, Alice Gifford, Helen Cornelius, and Sharon Gormly. (LAPL: 00045252) […]
Broadway Street photos, circa 1940s. Above photo: A man walks past the entrance to Schaber’s Cafeteria. Behind him is the May Diamond Co. “The Store of Happiness” at 618 S. Broadway. Behind the May Diamond Co. is Desmond’s (now a Payless Shoes Store). I’m guessing this photo was taken around 1940. Broadway Street around […]
The intersection of Beverly Blvd. and Bonner Drive in 1941. (LAPL: 00104367)
The Ben-Hur Delicious Drip Coffee Cafe in Alhambra gets an unwelcome surprise after a vehicle loses control and crashes into it in 1941. Four people were injured. The coffee shop’s address was 2969 Valley Boulevard. (LAPL: 00073540)