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The Colorful Rebirth of Olvera Street in 1930 L.A.

The graphic arts of the 1930s decorated the whimsical pictorial maps that became popular during that decade, and especially in those that encouraged tourists to visit Los Angeles. Here’s a delightful example capturing Olvera Street at its very "beginning"
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L.A. History in Objects #21: A Rose From the Rose Parade

Volunteers have been turning flowers into floats since 1890