Miss Florence Mast stands with child patients posing in their hospital beds while taking sun on a rooftop terrace at the Los Angeles County General Hospital. Several children look to camera as they sit up in their beds, which are arranged around the perimeter of the deck. A girl in front, at left, lies in her bed with cast on her leg. Behind the leftmost bed, Miss Mast stands. Two children share a wheelchair at center. Behind the group, wire fencing caps a low brick wall that extends around the perimeter of the terrace. Curtains hang down from rails that rise high above the fencing. The curtains at far left and far right are partially drawn.
ANSWER: Sure, it's the lake in Hollenbeck Park , the photo being made near the Boyle Ave. entrance. The park acquired its name for the very logical reason that most of its acreage was given to the city by Mrs. J.E. Hollenbeck. (Correction: It was erroneously reported that most of the acreage for the park was donated by Mrs. J.E.Hollenbeck. Actually, two-thirds of the property was donated by Mr. and Mrs. William H. Workman and it was their suggestion that the park be named for J.E. Hollenbeck, a close friend.) correction from 12/31/1955 paper
Three butchers prepare animal carcasses in the Los Angeles County General Hospital kitchen. One of the butchers stands at the butcher block table at left and prepares a shank. Behind him, another butcher begins to carve into one of the several animal carcasses hanging from hooks on an elevated track. The line of carcasses stretches across the image towards the right. The third butcher stands at right and holds his knives as he assesses the carcasses.
Three cooks attend to a vat in the Los Angeles County General Hospital's kitchen. One man bends over in front and to the left of the vat. He monitors liquid flowing out from the bottom of the vat and into a bucket. Behind him the large, cylindrical vat sits elevated from the ground at center. On either side of it, a cook stands on a step stool. The cook at left looks down into the vat while the cook at right stirs the vat's contents. Subway tiles cover the back wall and another vat stands in partial view at right.
The Lorena-Fourth Street bridge was officially opened on October 27 in 1928. It was constructed by Thomas Kelly & Sons under the supervision of City Engineer Shaw and Bridge Engineer Butler, replacing the old wooden structure that stood in its place before.
About 100 graduate nurses pose on the front steps of Los Angeles County General Hospital for a group portrait. They are viewed at a slight angle from the front. A set of steps passes across the foreground and in front of the group. Nurses in the front row stand on a landing. The rest of the group stands on the ascending steps behind them. Across the background, the facade of the hospital stretches across the image. At center, three arched doorways stand. Above each of them, three sculpted figures are affixed to the facade.