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An amazing new look at Great Depression-era Los Angeles

The LA River unpaved, oil derricks all over the place A new collection of photos available in the Digital Collections of the California Historical Society offers an amazing look at Los Angeles and Angelenos during the days of the Great Depression. The photos are all the work of Anton Wagner, a PhD student from Germany’s University of Kiel who came to Los Angeles to study it in depth and to document it for his research, says KCET.
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