A blast from L.A.’s smoggy past

June 29, 1979: Sera Segal-Alsberg wears mask designed to filter out airborne particles during Los Angeles smog alert. Segal-Alsberg, an artist-instructor, was en route to teach a class at County Museum of Art.

Read more on the smog invasion of 1979 over at Framework.
Photo: Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times

A blast from L.A.’s smoggy past

June 29, 1979: Sera Segal-Alsberg wears mask designed to filter out airborne particles during Los Angeles smog alert. Segal-Alsberg, an artist-instructor, was en route to teach a class at County Museum of Art.

Read more on the smog invasion of 1979 over at Framework.

Photo: Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times

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