Every so often, somebody rediscovers the Ansel Adams photos of the Los Angeles area on the Los Angeles Public Library website and gets excited. This time it's NPR's photo blog The Picture Show. The images were apparently shot on assignment for Fortune in the 1940s and include the national landmark Ralphs in Westwood, Lockheed in Burbank and Ocean Park Boulevard across from what was then the Douglas Aircraft plant at Santa Monica Airport. The photo here is from Burbank; I just liked that one.
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