Greater Los Angeles: Hollywood to the Sea Postcard Booklet
Tichnor Art Company
One postcard from part of the "Greater Los Angeles: Hollywood to the Sea" postcard booklet depicting the Planetarium, Griffith Park, Near Hollywood, California. Also includes interior copy, which reads:
"Greater Los Angeles.
Los Angeles embraces a territory extending from the foothills to the sea and covers an area of more than 450 square miles. The various districts that are a component part of the city of Los Angeles are numerous and many world famous. To the visitor it is enlightening to know that HIghland Park, Eagle Rock, Griffith Park, a large section of the San Fernando Valley, world famous Hollywood, Westwood, the home of the University of California at Los Angeles, Venice with its mile long beach front, and San Pedro with its great harbor, are all a part of Los Angeles, and help to make up the population of nearly 1,300,000 people. Due to its great area and being geographically situate in the heart of Southern California, Los Angeles today, take a commanding place among the great cities of the world.
The Los Angeles of twenty-five years ago was known the world over as a tourist's paradise. Visitors from everywhere enjoyed the fine climate and feasted their eyes on its natural beauty. At this time the commercial possibilities were in the making, and with the exception of her own people, the rest of the country never dreamed that within a short space of a quarter of a century, Los Angeles, would become one of the largest manufacturing and commercial centers in the United States. Today it ranks fifth in population among the great cities of our country, retaining all its old charm and natural beauty, making greater Los Angeles one of the most ingeresting places on the face of the globe."
Postcard contained within an exterior 'envelope.' The front of the envelope is in full-color and features the postcard booklet's title and shows a green space and tall buildings.
Tags: Los Angeles; California; Ephemera; Postcards
ID 0866. Greater Los Angeles: Hollywood to the Sea Postcard Booklet. Archive; Ephemera. Tichnor Art Company. nd.. The Studio for Southern California History. Accessed on the LA History Archive at on Sep 21, 2023.