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Third Los Angeles Times building on Broadway
  • Howard Fiinley / Los Angeles Times

Third Los Angeles Times building on Broadway

Posted On: 12:54 a.m. | December 13, 2012

Los Angeles Times building dominates the intersection at First St. and Broadway. View Post»

Swimming with John F. Kennedy
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Swimming with John F. Kennedy

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | December 12, 2012

Mrs. Eva Ban gets many calls after appearing on front page of the Aug. 20, 1962 Los Angeles Times in a photo with President John Kennedy. View Post»

Times editors working during first World War II blackout
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Times editors working during first World War II blackout

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | December 11, 2012

Three days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Los Angeles's had its first World War II black-out, LA Times city desk editors were allowed to continue working with desk lamps only. View Post»

Mr. Warmth: Don Rickles
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

Mr. Warmth: Don Rickles

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | December 10, 2012

Don Rickles at salute to Frank Sinatra at Cesear's Palace in Las Vegas. View Post»

Fog busting FIDO tried at Los Angeles Airport
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Fog busting FIDO tried at Los Angeles Airport

Posted On: 12:40 a.m. | December 6, 2012

The fog dispersal FIDO system is tried at Los Angeles Airport. View Post»

'Artist's Dream' near Gorman
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

‘Artist’s Dream’ near Gorman

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | December 5, 2012

Snow covered valley along Ridge Route near Gorman. View Post»

Vernon oil-and-tar fire
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Vernon oil-and-tar fire

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | December 4, 2012

Firemen use foam to fight oil and tar flames at Vernon asphalt emulsion plant. View Post»

Sophia Loren at the 1977 Golden Globe Awards
  • Tony Barnard / Los Angeles Times

Sophia Loren at the 1977 Golden Globe Awards

Posted On: 1:59 p.m. | November 29, 2012

Surrounded by photographers, actress Sophia Loren arrives at the 34th Golden Globe Awards. View Post»

Premiere of Oklahoma! in new widescreen format
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

Premiere of Oklahoma! in new widescreen format

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | November 29, 2012

Actress Marlene Dietrich and promoter Michael Todd arrive at the Egyptian Theater for the premiere of "Oklahoma!" The movie was filmed on Todd's widescreen Todd-AO process. View Post»

Employees launch the cargo vessel Nancy Lykes
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Employees launch the cargo vessel Nancy Lykes

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | November 28, 2012

Employees conduct the launching ceremonies for the S.S. Nancy Lykes at the Consolidated Steel Corp. shipyards in Wilmington. View Post»

Freight trains on Santa Monica Boulevard
  • Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Freight trains on Santa Monica Boulevard

Posted On: 1:50 a.m. | November 27, 2012

Southern Pacific freight train passes P.J.'s on Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood on old tracks that once carried Pacific Electric Railway's Red Cars. View Post»

Santa Monica Christmas decorations
  • George Fry / Los Angeles Times

Santa Monica Christmas decorations

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | November 26, 2012

Nov. 15, 1972: The City of Santa Monica Christmas decorations hung on Wilshire Blvd. View Post»

Salvation Army donation
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Salvation Army donation

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | November 21, 2012

Youth on bicycle drops some change into Salvation Army kettle. View Post»

Time for Turkey
  • Robert Durell / Los Angeles Times

Time for Turkey

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | November 20, 2012

It's time for a collection of turkey photos from the Los Angeles Times Archive. View Post»

High-flying fashion
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

High-flying fashion

Posted On: 1:00 a.m. | November 19, 2012

A variety of new uniforms are modeled by airline stewardess. View Post»

Alfred Hitchcock smiles
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Alfred Hitchcock smiles

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | November 16, 2012

Suspense master Alfred Hitchcock lets a rare grin escape as he and his wife, Alma, pause for fans and photographers at the Shrine Auditorium for a performance of the Bolshoi Ballet from Moscow. View Post»


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