Left side of photo above is the empty lot before the building was moved and settled. 1940.

The Early days of the Riddick Center. Note old phone booth (income), Thrift Shop Sign on railing. Dec. 1945

Riddick Dance Card 1946

Riddick Building moved to its final location  1944

1946 Dance Card (back)

Overland Principal Edna Van Dyck and LA Councilman Harold Harby strike a pose during moving day of the Riddick Center, 1944

Shortages of everything in the 1940's gave rise to the Riddick Center Children's Thrift Shop.