A shopper during Downtown Dollar Days in Los Angeles needs help getting on the streetcar with all her purchases - c. 1933

mothgirlwings:

Children enjoying ice cream at the Hoot Hoot I Scream hut in Los Angeles, CA - c. 1930s
The head rotated; the eyes, made from Buick headlamps, blinked; the sign: Hoot Hoot, I Scream, used elements of a theater marquee. For over 50 years, Tillie Hattrup ran this L.A.-area refreshment spot designed and built by her husband, Roy in 1926-27. It was demolished in 1979.

mothgirlwings:

Children enjoying ice cream at the Hoot Hoot I Scream hut in Los Angeles, CA - c. 1930s

The head rotated; the eyes, made from Buick headlamps, blinked; the sign: Hoot Hoot, I Scream, used elements of a theater marquee. For over 50 years, Tillie Hattrup ran this L.A.-area refreshment spot designed and built by her husband, Roy in 1926-27. It was demolished in 1979.

May Day celebrations in Los Angeles, California  - 1927 

Happy May Day, everyone!  xoxo


Husband goes above and beyond the call of duty for wife during Downtown Dollar Days in Los Angeles, CA - September, 1933

Husband goes above and beyond the call of duty for wife during Downtown Dollar Days in Los Angeles, CA - September, 1933


Dorothy Dandridge (third from left front row) with beauty contest winners in Los Angeles, CA - 1946

Dorothy Dandridge (third from left front row) with beauty contest winners in Los Angeles, CA - 1946

Birthday party for a doggy named Sammy in Los Angeles, CA - 1938

Girl with roosters from the Los Angeles Poultry Show in Los Angeles, CA - 1920


Betty Grable and Lucille Ball at the Gilmore Stadium midget car raceway in Los Angeles, California - c. 1930s

Betty Grable and Lucille Ball at the Gilmore Stadium midget car raceway in Los Angeles, California - c. 1930s


The Pasadena Freeway in Los Angeles, CA - 1962

The Pasadena Freeway in Los Angeles, CA - 1962



Christmas on a Southern California beach - c. Early 1930s

Christmas on a Southern California beach - c. Early 1930s

Claudette Colbert with a Christmas decoration of herself on Vine Street in Hollywood, CA - 1932


Shoppers in Downtown Los Angeles wait for early morning opening of The Broadway Department Store during Dollar Days - c. 1953
Holiday nightmare……….

Shoppers in Downtown Los Angeles wait for early morning opening of The Broadway Department Store during Dollar Days - c. 1953

Holiday nightmare……….

A shopper during Downtown Dollar Days in Los Angeles needs help getting on the streetcar with all her purchases - c. 1933

What I *didn’t* do today…………


Dog dressed as Santa Claus with puppies sleeping beneath their stockings - Los Angeles, CA  (1930)

Dog dressed as Santa Claus with puppies sleeping beneath their stockings - Los Angeles, CA  (1930)


Young woman decorating a giant snowman in Southern California - Christmas 1929

Young woman decorating a giant snowman in Southern California - Christmas 1929