1920s | Los Angeles Conservancy

1920s

Photo by Lauren Everett/L.A. Conservancy staff.

Japanese American Commercial Village Buildings

This row of modest commercial buildings is the last vestige of a Japanese fishing village and commercial district that thrived on Terminal Island before World War II.
Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Japanese Hospital

Established during an era of discriminatory medical practices, the Japanese Hospital opened its doors to a diverse clientele in the wake of a landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Lincoln Heights Jail

The Art Deco Lincoln Heights Jail was infamous for having a separate wing to house its high numbers of gay inmates.

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