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Dedication of Western Air Express terminal
  • George Watson / Watson Family Archive

Dedication of Western Air Express terminal

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | November 6, 2013

The Fanchon and Marco chorus girls dance atop a new Fokker F-32 aircraft during dedication ceremonies of Western Air Express's new terminal at Alhambra Field. View Post»

1954 freeway traffic survey
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

1954 freeway traffic survey

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | November 4, 2013

Hollywood Freeway at Silver Lake overpass was filled with cars late afternoon while Temple St. was practically deserted. View Post»

Stolen Ferrari found buried in backyard
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Stolen Ferrari found buried in backyard

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | November 1, 2013

A buried Ferrari, stolen in 1974, is dug up from a backyard on W. 119th Street, still in good condition. View Post»

The fathers of the Los Angeles Aqueduct
  • Department of Water and Power Photo Archive

The fathers of the Los Angeles Aqueduct

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | October 29, 2013

Los Angeles Aqueduct engineers meet to compare notes, from left: Joseph B. Lippincott, Fred Eaton and William Mulholland. View Post»

L.A. Aqueduct: The origins of a 100-year story
  • Los Angeles Times

L.A. Aqueduct: The origins of a 100-year story

Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | October 28, 2013

“It’s a long straw from here to Los Angeles, for being 100 years old, it’s still in pretty good shape.” DWP water systems manager Marty Adams View Post»

1905 L.A. water board announces aqueduct project
  • Department of Water and Power

1905 L.A. water board announces aqueduct project

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | October 28, 2013

The Los Angeles Water Board announces the securing of water from the Owens River in Inyo County and construction of an aqueduct. Members of the the Los Angeles Water Board from left: J. J. Fay, J. M. Elliott, M. H. Sherman, William Mead and Fred L. Baker. View Post»

'Lou Grant's' Animal covers protest
  • Tony Barnard / Los Angeles Times

‘Lou Grant’s’ Animal covers protest

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | October 25, 2013

Actor Daryl Anderson, with camera left of center, covers demonstration by over 1,000 protesting the cancellation of "Lou Grant" television series. Anderson portrayed the photojournalist Dennis "Animal" Price on the popular series. View Post»

1916 orange crop report
  • library file photo / Brown / Riverside, Cal.

1916 orange crop report

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | October 24, 2013

Riverside County orange packing house near Redlands with room for 250 workers. View Post»

Table tennis marathon
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Table tennis marathon

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | October 23, 2013

Surrounded by friends and fraternity brothers, Thayer Holbrook, 19-year-old University of Southern California freshman cools his feet after playing table tennis for 50 hours at Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house. View Post»

No cameras please!!!
  • Associated Press

No cameras please!!!

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | October 22, 2013

Sign on left proclaims Ben Hogan's dislike of having picture taken as he prepares to play his second shot on first fairway at Riviera in the Los Angeles Open. View Post»

How the 'Human Semaphore' directs traffic
  • Los Angeles Times

How the ‘Human Semaphore’ directs traffic

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | October 21, 2013

Los Angeles Crossing Officer F. M. Wilson at Fifth Street and Broadway, demonstrates new silent method for directing traffic. View Post»

House moving
  • Bill Murphy / Los Angeles Times

House moving

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | October 18, 2013

House moving images from the Los Angeles Times Archives. View Post»

Pageant reopens Venice Beach
  • Los Angeles Times

Pageant reopens Venice Beach

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | October 17, 2013

Following an eight year closure, Venice Beach is reopened with an all day celebration. View Post»

1976 L.A. County computer tape storage
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1976 L.A. County computer tape storage

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | October 16, 2013

Barbara Nichols, tape librarian for Los Angeles County, files tapes at the county's computer center in Downey. View Post»

330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | October 15, 2013

South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines. View Post»

George Burns makes his mark with a cigar
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

George Burns makes his mark with a cigar

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | October 14, 2013

George Burns makes a hand print, then cigar print, in cement outside Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. View Post»


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