10 images. Freeway Link Open to Civic Center, 20 December 1951. View westward from Grand Avenue Bridge over Hollywood Freeway showing first cars streaming through new half-mile link into Civic Center; Robert Mitchell (President of Los Angeles Metropolitan Traffic Association); Edward R. Valentine (President, Downtown Business Association); Mayor Fletcher Bowron; Harrison R. Baker (of California Highway Commission); Raymond V. Darby.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Sansone. Date: 12-20. Reporter: Parker. Assignment: Freeway link open to Civic Center. Cutting ribbon opening most important link in freeway system are, l to r: Robert Mitchell, president, Los Angeles Metropolitan Traffic Assn.; Edward R. Valentine, Prexy, Downtown Business Men's Assn.; Mayor Fletcher Bowron; Harrison R. Baker, of Calif. Highway commission; and Raymond V. Darby, county supervisor. View westward from Grand Ave. bridge over Hollywood Freeway, showing first cars streaming through new half-mile link into Civic Center".