Ansel Adams was famous for his signature series of landscapes, spindling trees, ominous clouds and cliffs, but he also had bills to pay. He had clients. He had assignments. In the Fortune Magazine sent him to document Los Angeles' aviation industry.
Chinese Rituals Procession, Chinatown Los Angeles, circa 1900 The Chinese maintained traditional practice of wedding and funeral processions in Chinatown. Bunker Hill is in the distant scenery. Courtesy of Seaver Center for Western History Research Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History.