1940s

Los Angeles: Snapshots of the 1940s

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Los Angeles: Snapshots 1940

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   The Westjoy Dance Studios at 8844 Wilshire Blvd. in 1940. Photographer: Ansel Adams/ LAPL 00085728)   A section of Sunset Boulevard (renamed Cesar Chavez in […]

1920s

Life in Los Angeles: The Roaring 20s

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Los Angeles traffic jam

A pictorial look at Los Angeles in the Roaring 20s! Above photo: A traffic jam in 1920.   A vintage 1920s postcard of Los Angeles’ “Busy Broadway.” The view looks south from 6th Street. Disclosure: The link below is an affiliate link, meaning, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if […]