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Mel's Drive-In by Carol M. Highsmith
Mel's Drive-In by Carol M. Highsmith

Mel's Drive-In, 2013

Carol M. Highsmith

Neon sign for Mel's Drive-In and "celebrity bar" in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California. The restaurant, part of a small California chain of diners, is located in the historic Max Factor building that includes a beauty salon whose client list at one time included Jean Harlow, Bette Davis, and most of the leading movie actresses in Hollywood.

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Credit
The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
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