Photgraph of an exterior view of Ralphs Supermarket at the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and Rodeo Road at the store's opening, April 25, 1942. The Ralph's Supermarket building, constructed in the Art Moderne style, sits to the left of center. A group of people move from the middle right to the entrance at center, while a smaller group moves from the left centerground toward the foreground, carrying shopping bags. Two automobiles along the road occupy the foreground, while other automobiles are parked along both edges of the building. Hills are visible in the distance at right.