Throughlines: Social Injustice and Activism Los Angeles


Set of 8 images of construction on Foothill Freeway (U.S. Route 210). Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Lapp. Date: 1954-08-23. Reporter: Sid Bernstein. Assignment: Progress shots on Foothill Freeway construction between Pasadena and La Canada. 21-22: From hill across blvd. from Devil's Gate Dam and preliminary work for Arroyo Seco Bridge. 13-14: Route 165-Route 9 Separation steel framework being put in. 1/2 complete. 9-10: Looking east from 150 foot hill above Devil's Gate Dam. Traffic heading for La Canada. Work preparation for Arroyo Seco Bridge in front of dam. 43-44: Route 165/9 Separation, from hill. Steel being put in place. In background, looking northwest, is Foothill Blvd. and grading for new freeway". Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961, University of Southern California Special Collections.

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