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1952 tours of USS Iowa
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1952 tours of USS Iowa

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 11, 2014

Thousands crowd the decks of the USS Iowa during open-house event at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard. View Post»

Linda Ronstadt at the Forum

Linda Ronstadt at the Forum

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 10, 2014

Two Linda Ronstadt concerts at the Inglewood Forum. View Post»

1936 Ventura aerial
  • ┬ęSpence Air Photos / Library file photo

1936 Ventura aerial

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | June 9, 2014

1936 aerial photo of Ventura. View Post»

D-day news arrives in Los Angeles
  • Douglas Aircraft Company Inc.

D-day news arrives in Los Angeles

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | June 5, 2014

On June 6, 1944, D-Day Invasion news arrives in Los Angeles. Residents respond with prayer and intense interest in invasion news. View Post»

Chuck Berry gets a star
  • Thomas Kelsey / Los Angeles Times

Chuck Berry gets a star

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | June 4, 2014

Singer Chuck Berry gets his Hollywood Walk of Fame star. View Post»

Classified ad helps recovery of Stradivarius violin
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Classified ad helps recovery of Stradivarius violin

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | June 3, 2014

Los Angeles Times classified ad helps in recovery of stolen Stradivarius violin. View Post»

New lights on Broadway
  • Bob Jakobsen / Los Angeles Times.

New lights on Broadway

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 2, 2014

Scene on Broadway in Los Angeles as new ornamental lighting units were turned on for the first time making street ten times brighter. View Post»

Evel Knievel in work furlough program
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Evel Knievel in work furlough program

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | May 30, 2014

Evel Knieval, dark glasses center, leaving the Spring Street side of Hall of Justice. The car is Kneival's Stutz convertable. View Post»

Dodgers' home plate becomes dinner plate
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers’ home plate becomes dinner plate

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 29, 2014

Clown Emmett Kelly makes himself right at home at Dodger Stadium using home plate as a dinner plate. View Post»

First car through Hill Street tunnel
  • Los Angeles Times

First car through Hill Street tunnel

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | May 28, 2014

Contractors H.A. Wattson and C.A. Spicer drive automobile out of the Hill St. tunnel at 1st Sr., a few minutes after a steam shovel had removed the last foot of dirt. View Post»

President Nixon welcomes Marines home from Vietnam
  • Fitzgerald Whitney / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

President Nixon welcomes Marines home from Vietnam

Posted On: 12:34 a.m. | May 23, 2014

President Richard Nixon and Marine Corps Commandant Leonard F. Chapman Jr., receiving salute from 1st Division marines back at Camp Pendleton from Vietnam. View Post»

Used streetcars shipped to Argentina
  • Grant MacDonald / Los Angeles Times

Used streetcars shipped to Argentina

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | May 22, 2014

Old Pacific Electric trolleys are shipped to Argentina. View Post»

D-day is coming!
  • Associated Press

D-day is coming!

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | May 21, 2014

In May 1944 everyone knew the Allied invasion of Northern France was coming. View Post»

You're definitely out!
  • Joe Kennedy. / Los Angeles Times

You’re definitely out!

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | May 20, 2014

Umpire Ken Kaiser makes sure Alan Bannister of the Chicago White Sox knows he is out on attempted steal in second inning. View Post»

Flag still flies on the battleship Arizona
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Flag still flies on the battleship Arizona

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | May 19, 2014

The sun breaks through dark clouds to shine on the Flag that is still raised and lowered daily on the battleship USS Arizona, sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. View Post»

Producing The Times in the days of hot lead [updated]
  • Dick Whittington / The Huntington Library

Producing The Times in the days of hot lead [updated]

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 16, 2014

In 1937 and 1941, Dick Whittington Studio photographers were hired to document the production of the Los Angeles Times. View Post»


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