Above photo: Main Street, looking north from around 6th Street. 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. For instance, […]
Photos of Los Angelenos taken in the 1920s. Above photo: A family portrait in Los Angeles, circa 1924. Office workers in Glendale, CA, c. 1922. Two women reading on the porch on July 4, 1923. Swinging near Eagle Rock, c. 1923. This family portrait was supposedly taken in Los Angeles in […]
RUSH FOR LAND ON; SCORES IN LINE ALL NIGHT Yuma Homeseekers Camp Outside Doors of Auditorium READY FOR DRAWING Thousands Expected in Rush for Tract Opened by Government. LOS ANGELES HERALD March 1, 1910 — Yuma land seekers began to form a line in front of the Shrine Auditorium at 8 o’clock last evening, and […]
Top photo: The apartment building at 636 S. Dunsmuir Avenue in 1962 Bottom photo: The same building today. Date of completion: 1931.
Los Angeles. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by Kuchel & Dresel, in the Clerk’s Office of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Cal. Los Angeles as it appeared in Vol. 5 of the quarto edition of the Pacific Railroad Reports in 1855. The Los Angeles City […]
On the left is a house at 1847 W. 12th Street, after a January storm caused a tree to crash into it in 1943. On the right is the same house today.
On October 16, 1911, U.S. President William Howard Taft arrived in Southern California for a whirlwind tour of Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Alhambra. The visit was not without drama. The McNamara brothers trial for the 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times building was about to begin. The high profile case required heightened security for […]