Scenes of L.A. during WWII: Poolside


Beverly Hills, Calif., residents flocked to the swimming pool to cool off on hot afternoons during the early 1940s.

Bathing beauties congregate along the edge of the Beverly Hills swimming pool.

Swimmers promenade along the edge of the Beverly Hills municipal pool.

My father took this photo of the exterior of the building housing the swimming pool. His notes on the back of the photos indicate this was a swimming pool in a city park rather than the pool at Beverly Hills High School, which Frank Capra utilized in a scene in It's A Wonderful Life.
Walkway leading to the Beverly Hills swimming pool.

 

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