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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.
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00068240 Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection N-002-642.2 8x10 CARL0000071604 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122769
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