Photograph of a pack of mules hauling bags of cement for construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Caption on reverse reads "hauling cement to mixer north end Deadman syphen [sic]." Catherine Mulholland Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.

Photograph of the "North Port Crew," workmen digging a tunnel for construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, ca. 1908. Catherine Mulholland Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

los angeles, before.

The Orange Pickers, Los Angeles, California, 1895

Poster from Culture Clash's "The Mission" at the Los Angeles Theater Center. Ric Salinas Culture Clash Collection.

Police officers in front of Black Panther office at 4115 Central Avenue, Los Angeles, following a raid. December 8, 1969. Guy Crowder Collection. Institute for Arts and Media Digital Library.

John Steven and Ida Lubrecht McGroarty, circa 1915. John Steven McGroarty was Poet Laureate of the State of California 1933-1934, and represented Los Angeles in the US House of Representatives from 1935 to 1939. He authored the Mission Play, which romanticized McGroarty's former home in the Verdugo Hills. The McGroarty's Tujunga home now houses the McGroarty Arts Center, part of the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Typewritten letter from J. B. Lippincott to William Mulholland, regarding obtaining water supply for the city of Los Angeles from the Owens Valley, 1 June 1905. Catherine Mulholland Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles Digital Collection.

Building the Los Angeles Aqueduct - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Expansion 1919

Los Angeles 1950s Topanga Shopping

Hotel Van Nuys, Los Angeles

On September 26, 1940, a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit Communists and members of the German-American Bund and other organizations from working on national-defense contracts. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

Thank-you card from Diana, a Santa Isabel Elementary School student, to the Mothers of East Los Angeles for a donation of books. Juana Beatriz Gutiérrez Mothers of East Los Angeles (MELA) Collection. Latino Archives.

You can't do businiess with Hitler. This book was written by Rhodes Scholar Douglas Phillips Miller, featuring cover art by James Montgomery Flagg. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

on the original los angeles airport (in glendale, ca)

Los Angeles Zoo, Griffith Park

Northridge Earthquake, Los Angeles, California, 1994. Los Angeles Daily News

ca. 1910 - Mule team hauling materials to build the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The roadless territory spanned by the $24,500,000 water system was too tough for the automotive travel of that era. Courtesy: Los Angeles, Water and Power Associates, Inc. Whittier, CA (USA)

When Los Angeles was a horse town - stables & a saddlery shop at 1st/Broadway, c.1890:

Portrait of L. C. Brand, circa 1910. Brand came to California in 1886 and started the Los Angeles Abstract Company with Edwin Sargent. He and Henry E. Huntington formed the San Fernando Valley Land and Development Company. Brand was president of the Los Angeles and Glendale Railroad Company which provided connections from Los Angeles to Glendale with extensions to Burbank, Pasadena, and Griffith Park. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.