Los Angeles: Snapshots 1940

Los Angeles: Snapshots of the 1940s

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Los Angeles: Snapshots of the 1940s. Above photo: An aerial view of city hall in 1940.   Another view of City Hall, circa 1940. Photographer: Ansel Adams/ LAPL 00085775   Night view of Los Angeles from the Griffith Observatory, circa 1940.   Photo taken by Ansel Adams in 1940. To the left is the Hotel […]

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Vogue Bowl

Women’s Bowling Congress Tournament – Vogue Bowl – 1941

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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) […]

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Los Angeles County – people photos – 1940-1949

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A collection of photos taken of people from around Los Angeles County in the 1940s. Above photo: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officer, c. 1941.   Somewhere in Culver City, circa 1944.   Beverly Hills motorcyclists, c. 1940s.     Bridesmaids posing in front of the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church on the corner of […]

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North American Aviation – Workers – 1940s

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“Experimental staff” at the Inglewood North American Aviation, Inc., plant, conduct wind tunnel tests on a special built B-25 bomber model. Photo circa October 1942. (LOC)       A factory employee working on an airplane motor at the North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Inglewood, circa June of 1942.     A woman works on […]

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Hollywood Canteen 1940s

Hollywood Canteen – 1940s

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The Hollywood Canteen operated from October 3, 1942 to November 22, 1945.  Its address was 1451 Cahuenga Boulevard. Today, the site is a parking structure. The two entertainers responsible for creating the Canteen were John Garfield and Bette Davis.   Marlene Dietrich, Bob Hope and Bette Davis standing in front of the Hollywood Hall of […]

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New Chinatown – Novelty Photo – 1943

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A novelty photo taken in New Chinatown, circa 1943. 2

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