Throughlines: Social Injustice and Activism Los Angeles


Set of 10 images. Construction of San Diego Freeway (U.S. Route 405). Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Sandusky. Date: 1958-08-30. Assignment: San Diego Freeway construction. Monday/Tuesday. 35/36: Looking south -- bridge under construction carries Fwy over Pico, Exposition Blvd. In 36, Fwy is visible heading for National Blvd. 15/16: Looking north -- Ohio Ave. crossing in foreground. In background is existing segment of San Diego Fwy as it pours traffic onto Sepulveda Blvd just south of Wilshire blvd. 1/2: Bridge, due to open immediately, will carry Palms Blvd across San Diego Fwy, seen below. 27/28: Traffic flows on Pico Blvd as Freeway bridge is constructed over roadway. 5/6: Convertible, foreground, shows where Exposition [sic] Blvd will be opened between Sawtelle Blvd & Sepulveda, passing under Fwy. Bridge shown takes Fwy over Expn Blvd. P.E. RY tracks & Pico Blvd (background)." Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961, University of Southern California Special Collections.

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