Throughlines: Social Injustice and Activism Los Angeles


Dedication of recently completed Santa Monica Freeway (U.S. Route 10). Left to right: Governor Edmund G. Brown, Crystal Abby (Miss Santa Monica Freeway) and Joseph E. Havenner. Brown snips ribbon formally dedicating a new 4.6 mile section of the Santa Monica Freeway. Robert E. McClure, at left, to whom the freeway is dedicated, watches proceedings along with the other public officials, civic leaders and swimsuit-clad girls representing the International Auto Show. This 4.6 mile section is located between Vermont Avenue. and La Cienega Boulevard. For more see: Photographs from the Edmund G. Brown papers, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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