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This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939. Ground breaking ceremony for the construction of Thriftimart supermarket on October 1, 1958, with earthmoving machines behind a group of men with a shovel.
1 photographic print :b&w Photographic prints
00065301 Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection L.A.-Shops and stores.; S-005-876.3 4x5 CARL0000069342 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122902
Thriftimart Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Los Angeles Earthmoving machinery--California--Los Angeles Group portraits Portrait photographs