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From the Archives: Know Your City No. 6: Los Angeles County Law Library

From the Archives: Know Your City No. 6: Los Angeles County Law Library
Nov. 9, 1955: Entrance to the Los Angeles County Law Library. (John Malmin / Los Angeles Times)

This photo appeared in the Nov. 23, 1955, Los Angeles Times as part of the Know Your City photography series.

KNOW YOUR CITY, NO. 6 – A lot of people go here before they go a-courtin'. If somebody makes a decision, this is where they put it on a shelf. Incidentally, those objects on the building aren't Christmas Seals. Answer on Page 8, Part II.

ANSWER – Of course, it's the entrance to the new County Law Library at 301 W. 1st St. (That number in the photo should've helped.) Located on the corner of Broadway, the building is one of the newest and most handsome in the expanding Civic Center. …

This post was originally published on Aug. 17, 2015.

Nov. 16, 1954 photo of Los Angeles County Law Library at corner of 1st St. and Broadway in Downtown
Nov. 16, 1954 photo of Los Angeles County Law Library at 1st Street and Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times
1953: The Los Angeles County Law Library at 1st St. and Broadway near completion. This photo was pub
August 1953: The L.A. County Law Library under construction. Los Angeles Times
Aug. 11, 2015: Current view of the Los Angeles County Law Library to match image taken in 1953. Phot
Aug. 11, 2015: A more recent view of the L.A. County Law Library, as seen from the sixth floor of the former Times Mirror corporate building on the opposite corner of Broadway and 1st Street. Scott Harrison / Los Angeles Times

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