Throughlines: Social Injustice and Activism Los Angeles


Set of 10 images. Aerial shots of San Diego Freeway from Wilshire Boulevard to Sunset Boulevard, West Los Angeles. Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Sandusky. Date: 1957-03-14. Assignment: Aerials: San Diego Freeway. D54, 51: Looking South at Freeway, temporary access ramps at bottom of neg. lead onto existing Sepulveda Blvd. thru canyon to valley. Overpass just above bottom of neg. is Sunset Boulevard. End of freeway is just south of Wilshire Blvd. interchange, where another set of temporary access ramps return traffic to Sepulveda Blvd. D76: Sunset Blvd. overpass over San Diego Freeway, looking north into Sepulveda Canyon -- Valley is out of sight thru canyon. D65: Looking South at future route of San Diego Freeway thru West Los Angeles two converging streets running from bottom to top of neg. are Sepulveda Blvd. at left and Sawtelle Blvd. at right. Freeway will run between them. Cross street at bottom of neg. is Olympic Blvd. Next cross st. above is Pico Blvd. D59: Freeway will pass vertically thru center of this neg. which shows section of West Los Angeles looking south between Sepulveda Blvd. (left of center of neg. running bottom to top), and Sawtelle Blvd. running bottom to top of neg. at center or just right of center of neg. Cross st. (l to r) approx. 2 inches above bottom of neg. is National Blvd. D62: Looking north at segment of San Diego Freeway which starts just south of Wilshire Blvd. & terminates north of Sunset Blvd. D66, 71: Same as 62 -- intersection of Freeway & Wilshire Blvd. is in center of neg. D33: Segment of San Diego Freeway -- Valley visible in background, Westwood & UCLA at right of Freeway, Sawtelle Veterans Facility at left of Freeway, Sunset Blvd overpass visible at upper end, Wilshire at lower end. First main street running perpendicular to freeway penciled arrows drawn at edges of neg. is Santa Monica Blvd. D61: Looking south at San Diego Freeway overpass at Wilshire Blvd. just south of Wilshire, temporary access ramps lead to Sepulveda Blvd. Next main street about three blocks to right of Sepulveda is Sawtelle Blvd." Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961, University of Southern California Special Collections.

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