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Masking the historical past and geography of la and Pasadena among 1900 and 1950, the gathering of over 2 hundred classic postcards compiled during this new quantity deals a distinct glimpse into turn-of-the-century southern California. As communique by way of postcards turned well known within the overdue nineteenth century, those that acquired them have been provided an extraordinary view of the "right the following, immediately" element that purely postcard images may well supply. From the earliest pictures of the Angels' Flight in l. a., to the match of Roses parades gliding down Colorado road, the authors have fun the heritage of those appealing towns throughout the own medium of classic postcards.

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This view of an previous time exhibits Walker’s division shop (later the 5th road shop) at the correct. Walker’s used to be often called where to discover a true cut price. (Published by way of Western Publishing and Novelty Co. , la. ) BROADWAY taking a look NORTH FROM urban corridor. the town corridor is the big construction with the tower at the correct. these acquainted with previous l. a. may still observe the “Pig ’n Whistle” signal adjoining to urban corridor. Pig ‘n Whistle eating places have been stylish areas to have lunch and have been recognized for his or her truffles. Farther north on Broadway one sees the Chamber of trade development, and on the best of the image, the corridor of files and the Broadway Tunnel. (Published by means of Western Publishing & Novelty Co. , l. a.. ) 7th road WEST FROM BROADWAY. 7th and Broadway observed extra pedestrian site visitors than the other intersection in l. a. for a few years. This view taking a look west on 7th highway indicates a nook of Bullock’s at the correct. Loew’s country Theatre is at the left, and the Warner Bros. signal will be visible at Hill highway one block west. 7th used to be a highway of excellent shops and amusements—the vacation spot of many a suburbanite. (Published via Western Publishing & Novelty Co. , la. ) BROADWAY, SOUTH FROM 8th road. at the correct less than the flag is the could corporation, successor to Hamburger’s; one block south at 9th is Eastern-Columbia, a common division shop. the massive Examiner signal is visible within the a long way distance, positioned at Broadway and 11th. The usher in Examiner construction was once designed in 1912 by way of Julia Morgan, who additionally designed the Hearst fortress at San Simeon. Theaters famous listed below are, at reduce left, the President, exhibiting Sylvia Sidney in “Street Scene,” and at reduce correct a theater displaying a Tallulah Bankhead motion picture. (Published by means of Western Pub. & Novelty Co. , la. ) BROADWAY NORTH FROM 7th road, exhibiting BULLOCK’S division shop. one other view of 7th and Broadway indicates an prior time. each person dressed as much as move downtown in these days. Bullock’s is at the left, and a brand new financial institution of the United States is at the correct. Farther north we see the Orpheum Theatre, well-known within the outdated days for vaudeville. within the distance at heart, a Coca-Cola signal ornaments the aspect of a development. (Published by way of Western Publishing & Novelty Co. , la. ) SPRING highway. as soon as referred to as “the Wall road of the West,” Spring highway is a countrywide sign up historic District. It features a treasury of ancient constructions from 1900 to 1930, a lot of that have been refurbished. This view, most likely approximately 1900, appears to be like north from 3rd highway. Streetcars and horse-drawn automobiles succeed. The development at the correct is the Henne development. (Published via M. Rieder, la. Card despatched 1904. ) SPRING highway having a look NORTH FROM moment road. The corridor of documents may be obvious within the middle distance during this view of moment and Spring. well-known outdated motels are within the photograph: the Nadeau inn at left (the signal reads “Nadeau Buffet”) and the Hollenbeck resort around the road. The block of two-story constructions within the middle used to be later got rid of to make approach for the l. a. occasions, and the lodge past it firstly highway used to be changed through the hot country development.

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