According to the U.S. Census record, the population in the City of Los Angeles in 1930 was over 1.2 million, and Los Angeles County had a population of over 2 million. In 1931, Los Angeles finally adopted its city flag by the ordinance. The tenth Olympic games held in Los Angeles, for which the Memorial Coliseum was enlarged to seat 105,000 spectators. On March 10, 1933, the Long Beach earthquake struck which caused 120 casualties and huge $50 million in damage. In 1935, the construction of Griffith Observatory was completed under a bequest left by Colonel Griffith J.
These amazing historical pictures capture famous streets, roads and everyday life of Los Angeles in the 1930s. Vote your favorites, and don’t forget to share.