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. View 11: A little boy, identified only as Douglas, can be seen wearing a romper and playing at this unidentified Southern California beach. He tries to fill his pail with water, but the tide has already made its way back into the ocean. A large rock formation is visible in the background.