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Vintage photos of:
My aunt Susan, around two years old. According to my dad when he was alive, their neighborhood is now Parking Lot C for LA International Airport, which I believe since their street address of 9025 Goebel Avenue does not show anywhere on Google Maps to exist (I confirmed this from their WW2 food ration books I have saved). Or the street was renamed? Can anyone ID the car in the background?? View full size.