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.   In 1960, the Los Angeles County Medical Association set up a special drive-in clinic for people to receive a Salk polio shot without having to leave their car. This particular clinic was held at the Glendale Federal Savings and Loan Association at 401 N. […]

1930s

Life in Los Angeles in the 1930s

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Downtown Los Angeles 1930

Life in Los Angeles in the 1930s Above photo: Downtown Los Angeles in 1930.   Howe’s “At the Sign of the Indian” Complete Motor Service, located at 7456 Melrose Avenue, circa 1930. Proprietor: Leon D. Howe. (Photo: LAPL 00057621)   The Umbrella Service Station, General Petroleum Gas, circa 1930, once located at 830 South La […]

Recipes

Brown Derby’s Hamburgers De Luxe

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Recipe for the Brown Derby's Hamburgers De Luxe, circa 1942.

Recipe for the Brown Derby’s Hamburgers De Luxe, circa 1942. Ingredients: 1 lb. ground beef 1 egg, beaten 1 cup condensed chicken soup, strained 1/2 teaspoon English mustard 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon melted butter Directions: Mix ground beef, egg and chicken broth. Add the seasoning and […]