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Looking south at Hill and 9th streets
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Luckhaus Studio
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
A street car passes in front of Pacific National Bank at Hill and 9th. Next to the bank is a hotel. Holman Business College and Green's Art Store are in the center. Pacific National building is a Renaissance Revival design in three parts: a vertical office block with rusticated base and a cap featuring 2-story arched windows and was built in 1926. Architects: Morgan Walls & Clements. The building was declared a Landmark of Los Angeles, March 1, 1988. Photo dated: Mar. 10, 1927.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
N-002-642.2 8x10
Pacific National Bank (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Bank buildings--California--Los Angeles
Central business districts--California--Los Angeles
Street-railroads--California--Los Angeles
Street-railroad tracks--California--Los Angeles
City traffic--California--Los Angeles
Electric railroads--Cars--Los Angeles
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Ninth Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hill Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cityscape photographs
Morgan, Walls & Clements
Time Period

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