1960s

Los Angeles: The Swinging 60s photos (1960-1969)

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Los Angeles 1960

Los Angeles: The Swinging 60s photos (1960-1969) Above: Downtown 1960.   245 S. Grand Avenue on Bunker Hill, circa 1960.   The Brousseau Mansion, once located at 238 South Bunker Hill Drive, in 1960. (Photographer: Arnold Hylen / California State Library)   In 1960, the Los Angeles County Medical Association set up a special drive-in […]

1950s

Los Angeles photos in the 1950s

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Downtown Los Angeles 1950

Los Angeles photos in the 1950s. Above: Downtown in 1950.   A traffic jam on Figueroa Street facing Sunset, circa 1950.   7th Street approaching Figueroa, circa 1950. Notice the sign announcing the future site of the Statler Hotel? The hotel (completed in 1952) once stood on the corner of Figueroa and Wilshire. In the […]

1900s

Los Angeles – Southern California photos – 1900 – 1909

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McKinley visit 1901 Main Street

Above photo: Main Street, looking north from around 6th Street. The photo was taken on May 8, 1901, the day U.S. President William McKinley visited Los Angeles.   The Los Angeles High School football team, circa 1899-1900. According to the Los Angeles Times, the high school occasionally played colleges and universities to fill its season. […]