Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Santa Monica Beach, 1936
  • Horton Churchill / Los Angeles Times

Santa Monica Beach, 1936

Posted On: 7:45 a.m. | June 27, 2013

Santa Monica Beach on a hot July, 1936, weekend. View Post»

Phyllis Diller's closet
  • Larry Armstrong / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Phyllis Diller’s closet

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | June 26, 2013

Dec. 1978: Comedian Phyllis Diller surveying her wardrobe in her 18x30-foot closet. View Post»

Hero's welcome for Gen. MacArthur
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Hero’s welcome for Gen. MacArthur

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | June 25, 2013

Gen. Douglas MacArthur waves during welcome home parade in San Francisco. View Post»

1947 city marbles tournament
  • R.O. Ritchie / Los Angeles Times

1947 city marbles tournament

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

April 18, 1947: Charles Barker, 10, of Gates School, takes a bead in finals of city marvel tournament at the Times Boys' Club. However, he lost to Victor Gonzales. View Post»

The Einsteins arrive in San Diego
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The Einsteins arrive in San Diego

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | June 21, 2013

Dr. Albert Einstein and his wife after arrival in San Diego upon the steamship Belgenland. View Post»

KTTV 1950 election coverage from Times newsroom
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KTTV 1950 election coverage from Times newsroom

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | June 20, 2013

In the Los Angeles Times City Room, editorial writer Bob Hartmann comments on the election results to KTTV. View Post»

Mrs. Lyons welcomed to Los Angeles
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Mrs. Lyons welcomed to Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | June 19, 2013

Welcoming committee for Mrs. John F. Lyons, president of the National Federation of Music Clubs poses with her at train station. View Post»

Watering hose
  • Los Angeles Times

Watering hose

Posted On: 12:57 a.m. | June 18, 2013

Griffith Park Zoo elephants use hose to cool off. View Post»

Running Rufus
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Running Rufus

Posted On: 12:41 a.m. | June 17, 2013

John Finn of West Los Angeles leans out of his bus to give his Labrador-Irish Setter "Rufus" a run. View Post»

Hollywood Park images 1938-1991 [updated]
  • Steve Dykes / Los Angeles Times

Hollywood Park images 1938-1991 [updated]

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | June 14, 2013

After 75 years of racing, Hollywood Park closed on Dec. 22, 2013. View Post»

1910 police inspection tour
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1910 police inspection tour

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | June 13, 2013

Police officials on 1910 inspection tour. View Post»

'Eat It' parody by 'Weird' Al Yankovic
  • Marsha Traeger / Los Angeles Times

‘Eat It’ parody by ‘Weird’ Al Yankovic

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | June 12, 2013

Comedian "Wierd" Al Yankovic has a hit with "Eat It," a parody of Michael Jackson's "Beat It." View Post»

Arrowhead 'Teardrop' car
  • J.H. McCrory / Los Angeles Times

Arrowhead ‘Teardrop’ car

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | June 11, 2013

1936 promotional vehicle for Arrowhead Spring Water. View Post»

Young violinist

Young violinist

Posted On: 12:54 a.m. | June 10, 2013

Balogh, age 9, was playing his violin during a portrait session with Los Angeles Times staff photographer Harry Chase when Binkie yawned. Of course that was the photo. View Post»

Mr. Ed and Arthur Lubin
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Mr. Ed and Arthur Lubin

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 7, 2013

Film and television director Arthur Lubin gets a kiss from a friend, Mr. Ed, the talking horse. View Post»

Melee during U.S. Motors strike
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Melee during U.S. Motors strike

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | June 5, 2013

Tear gas canisters explode as police break a barricade of pickets massed in front of the U.S. Motors plant on E. Slauson Ave. View Post»


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