An aerial view of the crowd gathered at Legion Ascot speedway for the race between Rex Mays and a champion of the smaller "midget" car, Bob Swanson. The day's program consisted of a variety of challenges, with both drivers using "big" cars and "midget" cars during different races.
Aerial view of hilly area of North Hollywood. The Los Angeles flood of 1938 was a major flooding event that affected much of Los Angeles, Orange County, and Riverside County. The flood was responsible for destroying 5,601 homes, damaging 1,500 homes, and killing approximately 110 people.
An aerial view of Los Angeles during the Hoover Dam Power Inaugural, held to honor the first instances of power-production from the dam. Downtown Los Angeles was flooded with 7.2 million candle-power light, and engineers claimed that the display was visible from 100 miles away.