Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

The U.S. Navy drops anchor in San Pedro, 1919-1940
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The U.S. Navy drops anchor in San Pedro, 1919-1940

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | December 1, 2016

From 1919 to 1940 San Pedro was the home port of the U.S. Navy battleships - including the eight sunk or damaged in the attack on Pearl Harbor View Post»

Rabbi puts magic into his 1977 sermons
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Rabbi puts magic into his 1977 sermons

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 30, 2016

Magician David Avadon produces eight lighted candles from one to illustrate Bible story on "miracle" of oil for lamps, read by Rabbi Bernard Cohen. View Post»

San Pedro's Ft. MacArthur through two world wars
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San Pedro’s Ft. MacArthur through two world wars

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 29, 2016

Los Angeles Times archive images of Fort MacArthur in San Pedro. View Post»

Shelley Duvall flashes wide eyes in 1971
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Shelley Duvall flashes wide eyes in 1971

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 22, 2016

Actress Shelley Duvall at the Bristro restaurant in Beverly Hills. View Post»

Before Black Friday, there were Dollar Day sales
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Before Black Friday, there were Dollar Day sales

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | November 21, 2016

Images from the annual Dollar Day sales events in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Thief steals Louis Armstrong's horn
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Thief steals Louis Armstrong’s horn

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | November 18, 2016

Wax figure of Louis Armstrong has its horn stolen. View Post»

1906 installation of first El Camino Real bell
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1906 installation of first El Camino Real bell

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | November 17, 2016

Raising of the first El Camino Real bell at Los Angeles Plaza near Olvera Street to launch the state’s first road marker program. View Post»

John Wayne statue installed at Great Western Savings
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John Wayne statue installed at Great Western Savings

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 16, 2016

In July, 1984, a full size statue of John Wayne is installed in front of Great Western Savings' Beverly Hills branch. View Post»

Los Angeles Times 1936 streamline ad campaign
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Los Angeles Times 1936 streamline ad campaign

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 15, 2016

Actress Laura Lee poses with a 1936 Cord automobile during a Los Angeles Times advertising campaign for a redesigned look. View Post»

Donna Atwood, Bobby Specht: Stars of the 1951 Ice Capades
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Donna Atwood, Bobby Specht: Stars of the 1951 Ice Capades

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | November 10, 2016

Donna Atwood and Bobby Specht, stars of the 1951 edition of the Ice Capades, perform a “stag leap.” View Post»

Know Your City no. 84 - former Carnegie Library
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City no. 84 – former Carnegie Library

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 9, 2016

Feb. 7, 1956: The former Carnegie Library served San Pedro from 1906-1923.  This John Malmin photo appeared in the Feb. 9, 1956 Los Angeles Times as part of the Know Your City photography series. The original caption reported: KNOW YOUR CITY, NO.84-- There shouldn't be much doubt as to WHERE this is, thus leaving you only the problem of WHAT it is. It has quite a history, dating back to... View Post»

'Establishment' wigs an aid to young men in the 1970s
  • Rick Browne / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

‘Establishment’ wigs an aid to young men in the 1970s

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | November 4, 2016

Aspiring drummer Gabe Kanata covers his long hair with an establishment wig to work as a store clerk. View Post»

1954 billboard cleaning
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1954 billboard cleaning

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 2, 2016

Members of the Hollywood Young Republicans clean Mildred Younger billboard after vandals smeared it with mud. View Post»

Homeless coping with 1985 winter
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times

Homeless coping with 1985 winter

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 1, 2016

Hidden homeless community under freeway tries to survive a Los Angeles winter. View Post»

Nixon trick or treat
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Nixon trick or treat

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | October 31, 2016

Mrs. Robert Belden of Cheviot Hills with daughters Lisa, left, and Kathy, right, as they prepare in trick or treating in costumes showing their favorite Presidential candidate. View Post»

'Boy Watcher' sunglasses from 1965 are billed as perfect for ogling
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

‘Boy Watcher’ sunglasses from 1965 are billed as perfect for ogling

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | October 28, 2016

New "Boy Watcher" glasses double as a hair retainer. View Post»

Framework

Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.

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