In this video, archivist Wendy Horowitz of the library’s Photo Collection discusses the Jay More Collection. More was known for documenting historic Los Angeles buildings before they were demolished.
In January 1947, KTLA Channel 5, Los Angeles's first commercial television station, aired its first broadcast, and the Herald Express newspaper was there to report the milestone event.
Despite its plain, utilitarian design and basic functions (mainly stop, go and turn) Henry Ford’s Model T was the first automobile the average American could afford, and as more people became drivers, the romance with the car began. The steering wheel became a metaphor for
The Society of Professional Journalists' Code of Ethics states that ethical journalism "should be accurate and fair", and journalists should be "courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting information." Journalists are expected and encouraged to get the story and, as long as it's the und
The issue of eminent domain continues to be the subject of heated debate: progress versus preservation, the benefit of the many at the cost of the few, the rights of the county over the rights of the individual.