61 Vintage Photos of Life in Los Angeles during the 1930s

Los Angeles, often spoken and written as its initialism, L.A., is the largest city in California. With a 2020 population of 3,898,747, it is the second-largest city in the United States, after New York City, and the third-largest city in North America, after Mexico City and New York City. Los Angeles is known for itsContinue reading “61 Vintage Photos of Life in Los Angeles during the 1930s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photographs of Los Angeles Chorus Girls From the 1920s to the 1940s

According to literature, it is hard to exactly define the starting point of the common “chorus girl” dancer. It may have been traced back to the Ballet Russes, or perhaps it goes back further to the late 1800s days of the cancan dancers. Many famous actresses started their professional careers as dancers in a chorusContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photographs of Los Angeles Chorus Girls From the 1920s to the 1940s”

43 Amazing Photos Showing Los Angeles During the Prohibition Era of the 1920s & Early 1930s

Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933. Prohibitionists first attempted to end the trade in alcoholic drinks during the 19th century. Led by pietistic Protestants, they aimed to heal what they saw as an ill society beset byContinue reading “43 Amazing Photos Showing Los Angeles During the Prohibition Era of the 1920s & Early 1930s”

25 Wonderful Vintage Color Photographs of Streets of Los Angeles in the 1950s and 1960s

Los Angeles is the largest city in California. With a 2020 population of 3,898,747, it is the second-largest city in the United States, after New York City, and the third-largest city in North America, after Mexico City and New York City. Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic and cultural diversity, Hollywood entertainmentContinue reading “25 Wonderful Vintage Color Photographs of Streets of Los Angeles in the 1950s and 1960s”

20 Vintage Photos of Venice Beach, California during the 1930s

Venice is a residential, commercial and recreational beachfront neighborhood on the Westside of the city of Los Angeles. It was founded in 1905 as a seaside resort town and was an independent city until 1926, when it merged with Los Angeles. Today, Venice is known for its canals, beaches, and the circus-like Ocean Front Walk,Continue reading “20 Vintage Photos of Venice Beach, California during the 1930s”

30 Behind the Scenes Photographs From the Morrison Hotel’s Album Cover Photo Shoot in Los Angeles, 1969

Morrison Hotel is the fifth studio album by American rock band the Doors, released February 9, 1970 by Elektra Records. The Doors entered Elektra Sound Recorders in Los Angeles in November 1969 to record the album which is divided into two separately titled sides; “Hard Rock Cafe” and “Morrison Hotel”. The group included session bassistsContinue reading “30 Behind the Scenes Photographs From the Morrison Hotel’s Album Cover Photo Shoot in Los Angeles, 1969”

19 Amazing Photos of the Los Angeles Floods in 1934

In a now-familiar Los Angeles story, late 1933 brush fires cleared the vegetation from the hills above the Montrose-La Crescenta section of Los Angeles County. When heavy rains arrived on New Year’s Eve 1934, the neighborhoods were flooded and lives lost. The Jan. 9, 1934, Los Angeles Times reported the death toll in Los AngelesContinue reading “19 Amazing Photos of the Los Angeles Floods in 1934”