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From the Archives: Los Angeles Times billboards from the 1930s and ‘40s

1934: A Los Angeles Times ad on a Foster and Kleiser billboard at an unknown location.
(Los Angeles Times)

Here’s a collection of billboards featuring Los Angeles Times advertisements from the 1930s and ’40s.

Oct. 15, 1935: Foster and Kleiser billboard with Los Angeles Times ad at Pico Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd.
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July 25, 1935: Los Angeles Times billboard on Pico Blvd. at Ogden Dr.
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1938: Los Angeles Times billboard at unknown location.
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Jan. 30, 1945: Foster and Kleiser billboard at Vermont and Olympic in Los Angeles.
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June 6, 1946: Billboard on Wilshire Blvd. at Ardmore Ave. with Los Angeles Times ad featuring carrier Buddy Tims.
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Aug. 5, 1946: Foster and Kleister billboard at Western Ave. and Santa Barbara Ave. with Los Angeles Times ad featuring carrier Carl Hupp. Santa Barbara Ave. is now named Martin Luther King Blvd.
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June 30, 1946: Los Angeles Times billboard on S. Figueroa St. at 104th Street. The building is a Los Angeles Times distributor.
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September 1946: Foster and Kleiser billboard with advertisement for Los Angeles Times sponsored football game between the Los Angeles Rams and Washington Redskins.
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Sept. 9, 1949: Foster and Kleiser billboard with Los Angeles Times ad on Wilshire Blvd. at Ardmore Ave.
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