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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. Exterior front of the Broadway Arcade Building, located at 540 South Broadway. Designed by Kenneth MacDonald and built in 1924, the Mercantile Arcade Building consists of two twelve-story towers connected by a three-story shopping arcade.
1 photograph :b&w Photographic prints
00017063 Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection N-002-716 8x10 CARL0000002661 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122436
Broadway-Spring Arcade Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Silverwoods Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles Central business districts--California--Los Angeles Broadway (Los Angeles, Calif.) Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) MacDonald, Kenneth