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A mother's prayer
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

A mother’s prayer

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | December 27, 2014

Mrs. Hazel Eades preys at hospital bed for the life of her 7-year old daughter Margaret injured in an automobile accident on Christmas Eve. View Post»

Marilyn Monroe, single again, waves to fans
  • George Lacks / Mirror-News

Marilyn Monroe, single again, waves to fans

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | December 26, 2014

Marilyn Monroe waves to fans while leaving a Santa Monica courthouse following divorce from Joe Demaggio. View Post»

Peace on Earth 1945
  • Julian Robinson / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Peace on Earth 1945

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | December 23, 2014

At Christmas, soldier and family prays following end of World War II. View Post»

Santa helps war widow and her family
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Santa helps war widow and her family

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | December 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times reporter Tom Bridger, as Santa Claus, pays unexpected visit to family of Mrs. Pauline Barrow and her seven children to deliver food, presents and a Christmas tree. View Post»

1938 storm changes Los Angeles River
  • Los Angeles Times

1938 storm changes Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | December 12, 2014

On Feb. 27 and 28, 1938, a storm soaked Southern California with 4.4 inches of rain. Late on March 1, 1938, a new storm arrived dropping 10 inches in Los Angeles and more in mountain areas. Rivers overflowed and dozens were killed. View Post»

L.A. Times photo balloon floats away

L.A. Times photo balloon floats away

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | December 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times aerial photography project interrupted by lost balloon. View Post»

Griffith Park goose
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Griffith Park goose

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

Lori Anne Longworth, 18 months, meets Mike the Goose at Griffith Park Children's Zoo. View Post»

Clown hauled in for old $25 jay-walking ticket
  • Nelson Tiffany / Los Angeles Times

Clown hauled in for old $25 jay-walking ticket

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | December 9, 2014

Cymbol-Pathetique, the clown, is escorted to the Wilshire police station by officer Al Hogan for old $25 jay-walking ticket. View Post»

Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | December 4, 2014

During the 1990 holidays, Los Angeles Times reporter Bob Pool went undercover and reported on the activities of Santa Claus. View Post»

Vehicles caught in 1920s downpours
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Vehicles caught in 1920s downpours

Posted On: 1:23 p.m. | December 2, 2014

Vehicles around Los Angeles caught in 1920s downpours. View Post»

Red Buttons in 'Play It Again, Sam'
  • Lou Mack / Los Angeles Times

Red Buttons in ‘Play It Again, Sam’

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | December 2, 2014

Actor Red Buttons poses in a mirror for Los Angeles Times staff photographer Lou Mack. View Post»

Flight from surf
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times

Flight from surf

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | December 1, 2014

Spectators run after large wave hits shore in Surfside. View Post»

Chef Wyman's suggestions for 1928 Thanksgiving dinner
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Chef Wyman’s suggestions for 1928 Thanksgiving dinner

Posted On: 12:21 p.m. | November 25, 2014

1928 Thanksgiving suggestions from the Los Angeles Times. View Post»

Forcefully directing traffic
  • Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times

Forcefully directing traffic

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | November 24, 2014

A forceful gesture by Officer William Melvin gets the idea across. View Post»

DC-3 over Hoover Dam
  • Los Angeles Times

DC-3 over Hoover Dam

Posted On: 12:40 a.m. | November 20, 2014

United Airlines-Western Air Express DC-3 aircraft over Hoover Dam. View Post»

Tippi Hedren and Pharaoh
  • Larry Bessel / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Tippi Hedren and Pharaoh

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | November 19, 2014

Actress Tippi Hedren relaxes at home with pet cheetah, Pharaoh. View Post»


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