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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. The Fire College is being surrounded with sandbags for protection during World War II, as Fire Department workers pile them up.
4 photographs :b&w Photographic prints
00051022 Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection Wars-World War II-Home front.; S-005-141.7 4x5; S-005-141.8 4x5; S-005-141.9 4x5; S-005-141.10 4x5 CARL0000056644 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122197
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Fire Department Fire stations--California--Los Angeles World War, 1939-1945 Sandbags--California--Los Angeles Civil defense--California--Los Angeles