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Fighting smog with gas masks
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Fighting smog with gas masks

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | August 26, 2014

Motorcycle messenger Frank Stone uses gas mask to make deliveries during smog attack. View Post»

Photos transmitted to Antarctica
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Photos transmitted to Antarctica

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | August 25, 2014

Rotating photo transmitter used to send photographs to Navy personnel stationed in Antarctica. View Post»

Warplanes go to Arizona desert to die
  • Phil Bath / Los Angeles Times Archive / UCLA

Warplanes go to Arizona desert to die

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | August 22, 2014

Surplus World War II aircraft at Kingman, Arizona. View Post»

It's a Small World opens at Disneyland
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

It’s a Small World opens at Disneyland

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | August 21, 2014

Walt Disney pours water from canteen into a channel through new Disneyland attraction, "It's a Small World." View Post»

The sounds of the Kelso Dunes
  • Fitzgerald Whitney / Los Angeles Times

The sounds of the Kelso Dunes

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | August 20, 2014

Oct. 16, 1976: Jack Hereford makes his way up Kelso Dune in Mojave Desert during investigation of mysterious sounds emanating there View Post»

Photographer remembers Marilyn Monroe
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Photographer remembers Marilyn Monroe

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | August 19, 2014

Aug. 7, 1962: Photographer Andre de Dienes looks at a photo he took of Marilyn Monroe early in her career. After the Aug. 5, 1962, death of Marilyn Monroe, the Los Angeles Times interviewed photographer Andre de Dienes, whose images helped launch Monroe's career. Writer Jack Smith reported in the Aug. 8, 1962, Los Angeles Times: A Hollywood photographer who loved Marilyn Monroe and... View Post»

Colossus roller coaster
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Colossus roller coaster

Posted On: 10:04 a.m. | August 16, 2014

A look back at the Colossus wooden roller coaster at Magic Mountain. View Post»

LA Stories: 100 Years of Watson Family Press Photography
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LA Stories: 100 Years of Watson Family Press Photography

Posted On: 9:43 p.m. | August 15, 2014

A new gallery show "LA Stories: 100 Years of Watson Family Press Photography," opens Saturday Aug. 16, 2014. View Post»

Los Angeles' first Harmonica Week
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Los Angeles’ first Harmonica Week

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | August 15, 2014

Mayor Frank Shaw with Manuel Martinez, 13, left, and Herman Bower, 11, in photo to promote Harmonica week in Los Angeles. View Post»

L.A. Times delivered in 1911 flight
  • Los Angeles Times

L.A. Times delivered in 1911 flight

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | August 14, 2014

French aviator Didier Masson on his aircraft loaded with bundles of the Los Angeles Times. View Post»

1936 tunnel opening in Santa Monica
  • Bob Jakobsen / Los Angeles Times

1936 tunnel opening in Santa Monica

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | August 13, 2014

Dedication of new tunnel in Santa Monica linking Roosevelt Highway with Olympic and Lincoln Boulevards. View Post»

Triceratops arrive at Disneyland
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Triceratops arrive at Disneyland

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | August 12, 2014

A workman checks the three-horned triceratops, part of the new "Primeval World" exhibit at Disneyland. View Post»

Dimming out vehicle lights in World War II
  • Pacific Press

Dimming out vehicle lights in World War II

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | August 11, 2014

Traffic is stopped for light dimout vehicle inspection on Wilshire Blvd. View Post»

Nixon resigns, returns home to California
  • Associated Press

Nixon resigns, returns home to California

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | August 7, 2014

In a televised speech to the nation, President Richard M. Nixon announces his resignation from office, effective noon, Friday, Aug. 9, 1974. View Post»

Clearing Big Sur slide
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Clearing Big Sur slide

Posted On: 4:44 a.m. | August 5, 2014

A massive slide blocking California 1 near Big Sur is taking months to remove. View Post»

Full moon over L.A.
  • Tony Barnard / Los Angeles Times

Full moon over L.A.

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | August 4, 2014

A full moon vies with lighted towers of downtown Los Angeles. View Post»


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