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Los Angeles Prepares for Opening of Union Station, April 30, 1939

April 30, 2009 |  6:00 am

April 30, 1939, Union Station

The city made a special effort to examine and celebrate its past during the opening of Union Station. Officials mounted a much more elaborate "parade of progress" than I suspect we would see today.

April 30, 1939, Tarzan

Primitive semi-humans called the Lingoo in "Tarzan."
April 30, Negro

Mob justice in Florida.
April 30, 1939, Job Interviews

Above, job interview tips for women: Save the shoes that expose your toes and heels for other occasions. And if you wear sheer silk hosiery, make sure that your legs are free from unsightly hair."