Ron's Log's photos with the American history

The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins (0273)

The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins (0273)
Bank of Finance Groundbreaking, 1964

The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins makes remarks at the groundbreaking for the Bank of Finance. The bank was the first one west of the Mississippi to be opened and operated by African Americans.
Added on January 18, 2016

Watts Christmas Parade (0269)

Watts Christmas Parade (0269)
Added on January 18, 2016

William Pipkins, LAPD - 1915 (0280)

William Pipkins, LAPD - 1915 (0280)
Added on January 18, 2016

Steve Allen (0275)

Steve Allen (0275)
Steve Allen, 1966

Steve Allen performs for a group of local youths at the Ebony Showcase Theatre, following a City Proclamation ceremony for Nick and Edna Stewart who founded the theatre.
Added on January 18, 2016

March On Washington (0287)

March On Washington (0287)
Added on January 18, 2016

Slavery in 1860 (0288)

Slavery in 1860 (0288)
Added on January 18, 2016

Inkwell Beach (0282)

Inkwell Beach (0282)
Inkwell beach was that section of Santa Monica Beach between Bay Street and Bicknell Avenue. Lifeguard tower 20 sits in that area today.
Added on January 18, 2016

Inkwell Beach - 1931 (0277)

Inkwell Beach - 1931 (0277)
Inkwell beach was that section of Santa Monica Beach between Bay Street and Bicknell Avenue. Lifeguard tower 20 sits in that area today.
Added on January 18, 2016

Frederick Douglas (0286)

Frederick Douglas (0286)
Added on January 18, 2016

Dr. Josie Baine (0271)

Dr. Josie Baine (0271)
Loren Elementary Groundbreaking, 1969

Dr. Josie Bain, the southern area superintendent of Los Angeles City Schools makes remarks during the groundbreaking for Loren Miller Elementary School on West 77th Street, near Hoover Street.
Added on January 18, 2016

Brownies At LA City Hall - 1963 (0267)

Brownies At LA City Hall - 1963 (0267)
Added on January 18, 2016