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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. Eastern Building, known also as Eastern Columbia Building, and located downtown at 849 S. Broadway, is strikingly covered with green terra-cotta on the entire exterior of the building. It has a clock tower and is designed in Art Deco Moderne stepped-back style by architect Claude Beelman.
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00018520 Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection N-002-707 8x10 CARL0000023840 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122369
Eastern Columbia Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles Tall buildings--California--Los Angeles Tower clocks--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Beelman, Claude,1883-1963