Once upon a time in L.A


Close-up of Mille Evans riding a motorcycle in Los Angeles, Calif., 1967

Elephants from Cole Brothers Circus crossing Olive Street with police escort in Los Angeles, Calif., 1953

Los Angeles Police Dept.'s American Legion Motor Drill Team, circa 1932

Police officer Stanley Elkins beside wrecked car which is used as a warning to reckless drivers in Hermosa Beach, Calif., 1948

All pictures courtesy of the UCLA Library