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Title
Los Angeles County Hospital, looking east
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1957
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
L.A. County Hospital and USC Medical School were first affiliated in 1885, so the hospital is commonly known as Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, as well as County USC. It has become one of the largest and busiest public hospitals and medical training centers in the western United States; offering 745 inpatient beds, treating over 28% of the region's trauma victims, recording nearly 39,000 inpatient discharges, 150,000 emergency department visits, and approximately 1 million ambulatory care visits per year.
Aerial view of East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights neighborhoods; view is looking east. Los Angeles County Hospital (the Art Deco building), located at 1200 N. State Street sits at the middle. The San Bernardino Freeway (10) runs from the bottom right corner to upper middle; Marengo Street is visible bottom left to middle right; Mission Road is visible bottom left to middle left; Valley Boulevard is visible from middle left to upper left; Soto Street runs middle right to middle left. To the northwest of the hospital is the Los Angeles County Juvenile Hall. Photograph dated May 4, 1957.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00096430
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 366-2; GPC_b24_f3_i17 (Photographic print)
CARL0005073416
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/6548
Subject
Los Angeles County General Hospital
Hospital buildings--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Hospitals--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Express highways--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Aerial views
East Los Angeles (Calif.)--Aerial views
East Los Angeles (Calif.)
Interstate 10
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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