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. Advertising display for the Dept. of Water and Power showing the convenience and economy of electric power. This display shows an entire window with an autumn setting listing the modern conveniences Americans enjoy and the abundant resources Angelenos have.