Portrait photograph of H. H. West's uncle, Anders Samuel "Fabian" Brydolf in his Civil War uniform and with a sword with large tassels attached to the handle resting on his lap, seated in a chair, probably in a photography studio.
These photographs appear with Los Angeles Times article, May 12, 1928, Glimpses at Secretary Hoover’s Youth Gleaned From Family Album. Out of an old family album in the possession of his sister, Mrs. Mary Van Ness Leavitt … were culled these old photographs giving an intimate glimpse into the early life of Herbert Hoover, Secretary of Commerce, and the outstanding candidate for the Republican nomination for the Presidency. … The Times is indebted to Mrs. Leavitt for the old photographs, reproduced below with a number of the most recent pictures taken of the Secretary.
An aerial image depicts the Los Angeles State Normal School, located on Normal Hill, at Grand Avenue and 5th Street. Pershing Square would be developed just south of the street along the bottom of the photograph.
Photograph of Frank Lemberger standing in front of his hardware store near the corner of Downey Avenue and Truman Street. Frank Lemberger stands in the near distance at center in front of the open doorway to his hardware store. He crosses his arms in front of him as he looks to the camera. The storefront is constructed almost entirely of windows. Wares and goods sit outside the store, lining the sidewalk, as well as on display behind the windows. Above the door's lintel, a sign for the store hangs, it reads, "J. F. LEMBERGER." At far left, George W. Grimes stands in the doorway of his neighboring stationary store and leans against a wall between the two businesses.
Copy print photograph of a rock formation with a “bridge” that arches between two weather-hewn “towers.” Four wagons can be seen near the rocks at left. A wall of smaller rock formations can be viewed at right. The formation stands within a sparse landscape with little vegetation.
Photograph of Downey Avenue Station, A. postal office employees: Charles Robb (carrier), F. S. Putnam (Superintendent), Winn J. Sanborn (carrier) and Charles Hawthorne (carrier) as they stand on the sidewalk in front of the post office.