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Los Angeles 1950

I found this edition of the Los Angeles Times at a yardsale. It tells the story of the city of Los Angeles California by mostly photographs showing its growth and its people in 1950.


"...the story of how Los Angeles rose from a sleepy pueblo to become the giant of the West, a story which began soon after the gold years, is one of the most extraordinary in American history." Los Angeles Times January 1950



Los Angeles Ambassador Hotel
The Los Angeles Ambassador Hotel was built in 1921. Architect: Myron Hunt.

Los Angeles history


Images from Midwinter Los Angeles Times January 3, 1950



Los Angeles Times Building
Los Angeles Times Building opened in 1935. Designed by Gordon B. Kaufman. Lobby Murals painted by Hugo Ballin.


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