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C.C. Pierce Photography Collection [updated]
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C.C. Pierce Photography Collection [updated]

Posted On: 4:59 p.m. | July 9, 2012

Photos from the C.C. Pierce Photography Collection. View Post»

School's out, but no summer for 'Our Gang'
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School’s out, but no summer for ‘Our Gang’

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | July 9, 2012

School year ends for the "Our Gang" child actors, but the filming continues. View Post»

Pacific Electric Subway opens
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Pacific Electric Subway opens

Posted On: 11:51 a.m. | July 5, 2012

During opening celebrations, this horse-drawn car, flooded with officials and guests, made the trip through the new Pacific Electric Subway. View Post»

Giant flag unfurled
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Giant flag unfurled

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | July 4, 2012

Rancher Bob Older directs test unfurling of his giant flag before official July 4th ceremony. View Post»

10th Cavalry rides again
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10th Cavalry rides again

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | July 3, 2012

Forty African-Americans, being trained as horsemen at a Burbank stables, pursue an imaginary band of hostile indians. The horsemen were training for planned roles in an independent movie on the segregated 10th U.S. Cavalry. View Post»

The Kar Press
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

The Kar Press

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | July 2, 2012

Automobiles at Lynwood wrecking yard are flattened for recycling to Japan, where materials are used in new cars. View Post»

Emotion-sensing psychogalvanoscope demonstrated at film studio
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Emotion-sensing psychogalvanoscope demonstrated at film studio

Posted On: 12:41 a.m. | June 28, 2012

Dr. Karl T. Waugh conducting psychogalvanscope test on actress Dorothy Sebastian while others look on at MGM studios. View Post»

Gold Star mother
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Gold Star mother

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | June 27, 2012

Mrs. Thelma B. England of Alhambra is a new Gold Star mother whose son Ensign John. C. England was lost at Pearl Harbor aboard the USS Oklahoma. View Post»

Dodgers 1977 starting lineup
  • Mark Malone / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers 1977 starting lineup

Posted On: 12:47 a.m. | June 26, 2012

The 1977 Dodgers starting opening day lineup pose in their street clothes for Times photographer Mark Malone. View Post»

The La Jenelle is driven ashore
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

The La Jenelle is driven ashore

Posted On: 1:06 a.m. | June 24, 2012

Gale force winds and 10-foot swells hammer against the cruise ship La Jenelle off Port Hueneme, reducing in 23 minutes a million-dollar luxury liner into a salvage operation. View Post»

Taking her best shot
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Taking her best shot

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | June 22, 2012

Carol Cregar, vice-president of UCLA freshman class, heaves pies in face of Gwin Allenberg. View Post»

Downey Police ultralight
  • Rick Corrales / Los Angeles Times

Downey Police ultralight

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | June 21, 2012

The City of Downey is spread out below Detective Mike Carney, piloting the Downey Police Department's ultralight aircraft. View Post»

Locomotive wheel change
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Locomotive wheel change

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | June 20, 2012

Two hundred ton Union Pacific locomotive in shop for wheel change. View Post»

Changing the flag salute
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Changing the flag salute

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 19, 2012

On Dec. 22, 1942 Congress amended the Flag Code to replace the flag salute with the hand-over-heart. View Post»

Construction of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Construction of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

Posted On: 6:15 p.m. | June 16, 2012

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near Oceanside, California, operates two nuclear power reactors - both currently down for repairs. The site once had a third reactor, now decommissioned. View Post»

Sen. Humphrey's space shuttle campaign stop
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Sen. Humphrey’s space shuttle campaign stop

Posted On: 5:15 a.m. | June 15, 2012

Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey inspects mockup of engine section of space shuttle during visit to North American Rockwell plant in Downey. View Post»


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