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. Boulder Dam, later renamed Hoover Dam in 1947. Shown here is the view from the top of Hoover Dam. At the base directly below is the power plant on both sides of the water. Father downstream water is being discharged into the river through valves.