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Title
Main Street, Downtown Los Angeles
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1937
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Exterior view of a boardinghouse, located at 134 S. Main Street, advertising beds for .15 cents & up, rooms for .35 cents & up, and hot and cold water. Next door is the Liberty Theatre (at 136), advertising the screening of the Tom Tyler movie, "The Feud of the Trail". A marquee hanging at the entrance reads: "Big show, little price", and several smaller signs read: "All seats .5 cents."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00068912
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 4137 4x5; WPA A-009-801 4x5
CARL0000072772
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2296
Subject
Liberty Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Feud of the Trail (Motion picture)
Motion picture theaters--California--Los Angeles
Marquees--California--Los Angeles
Film posters--California--Los Angeles
Lodging-houses--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Main Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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