Throughlines: Social Injustice and Activism Los Angeles


Set of 10 images. Harbor Freeway (U.S. Route 110) construction in Downtown Los Angeles. Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Brunk. Date: 1951-09-08. Reporter: Cowles. Assignment: Harbor Freeway Construction (Downtown). 12: Looking South from Beaudry and 6th St. -- shows ramps under construction; Statler Hotel in background. 22: Looking n.e. from grade fill at 8 st. and Bixel, showing Freeway slash to north with Statler Hotel in background. new fill in foreground. 21: Looking north toward Harbor Freeway -- Hollywood Freeway Cloverleaf construction (where Harbor Freeway will join Hollywood Freeway). 19: Looking n. east at 3rd st. -- City Hall in b. ground showing S.B. slash at 3rd St. bridge. 16: Looking s.e. from 6th and Beaudry -- Statler Hotel Construction in B. ground. 17: Looking S.E. (same as above). 18: Looking S. by S.E. from 4th St. showing ramp under construction. Statler in B. ground. 13/14: Looking west from Monarch Hotel roof showing 6 St. and Ramps construction west of Fremont (where 5th and 6th Sts. form a Y). 15: Looking east from 6th and Beaudry showing ramps under construction. 20: Shows Rte. (Looking north from 3rd St.) new bridge and ramp at 3rd St. in foreground and 2 other new bridges beyond Cloverleaf from Hollywood freeway in deep background. 9/10: Looking South from Beaudry and 6th St. (shows 2 ramps under construction with Statler Hotel work in background). 11: Looking east from Beaudry and 6 St. ramps and Monarch Hotel in background." Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961, University of Southern California Special Collections.

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