Patrons in the History Room at the Central Library, Los Angeles, 1937

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Patrons in the large History Room at the Los Angeles Public Library with wooden tables and chairs, tall lamps, Albert Herter's California History murals on 2 walls, a marble chequerboard floor and a painted wood beam ceiling., Related to the Los Angeles Times Feature: Reading Rooms Popular With Many During Winter Months [Los Angeles Times, 9/27/1937], The Los Angeles Central Library is located at 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071, Text from negative sleeve: Public Library, newspaper reading files. 9391. 9/15/37. [stamped:] SEP 23, 1937., -118.254950, The murals were originally installed in the Hope-street tunnel (1928), and moved to the History Room (1930), which became the Children's Literature Department during a major renovation (1988-93)., Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds., 34.050287