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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»

Lake Arrowhead Village, 1932
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Lake Arrowhead Village, 1932

Posted On: 12:58 a.m. | June 4, 2013

1932 photo of the Lake Arrowhead Village. View Post»

Los Angeles City Hall in color
  • Scott Harrison / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles City Hall in color

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | June 3, 2013

Los Angeles City Hall gets lit in various colors in support of different causes. View Post»

Oscar Bayer — 1925 shootout hero
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Oscar Bayer — 1925 shootout hero

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | May 31, 2013

Motorcycle officer Oscar Bayer is the hero during 1925 shootout with four bank robbers. View Post»

Two-day airmail service
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Two-day airmail service

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | May 30, 2013

Pilot C.N. "Jimmie" James climbs into plane for first east-bound transcontinental night airmail flight from Vail Field in Montebello. View Post»

Echo Park Lake 1920
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Echo Park Lake 1920

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | May 29, 2013

Photo of Echo Park Lake looking north from Temple Street. In distance is Edendale, known for location of early movie studios, but by 1920 the studios were moving to Hollywood. View Post»

Clark Gable joins the Army
  • Andrew H. Arnott / Los Angeles Times

Clark Gable joins the Army

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | May 24, 2013

Actor Clark Gable takes oath as Army private at the Federal Building in Los Angeles. View Post»

The Times-Richfield 'Electric Newspaper'
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The Times-Richfield ‘Electric Newspaper’

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 23, 2013

The Los Angeles Times-Richfield 'Electric Newspaper' lits up during preview at the corner of Sixth and Hills Streets. View Post»

1937 train derailment
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1937 train derailment

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | May 22, 2013

1937 Southern Pacific freight train derailment. View Post»

Horse-launched sailplane
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Horse-launched sailplane

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | May 21, 2013

Horses are used to launch motorless sailplane at Grand Central Flying School in Glendale. View Post»

Elizabeth Taylor returns from Todd funeral
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Elizabeth Taylor returns from Todd funeral

Posted On: 12:34 a.m. | May 20, 2013

Elizabeth Taylor kisses her diamond ring as she returns to Los Angeles from the Illinois services for her husband, Michael Todd, killed in an airplane crash. View Post»

Baby Tarra on roller skates
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Baby Tarra on roller skates

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

Trainer Carol Buckley working with her 6-year-old pet Baba Tarra, a 3,000 pound elephant living in Ojai. View Post»

President Reagan visits children's camp
  • Larry Davis / Los Angeles Times

President Reagan visits children’s camp

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | May 16, 2013

President Ronald Reagan hugs Rocky Romero, 12, of Los Angeles, at camp for children suffering from cancer. View Post»

Frontier Airlines hijacking
  • George Fry / Los Angeles Times

Frontier Airlines hijacking

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | May 15, 2013

A Los Angeles Police Department bomb disposal squad member, wearing protective clothing, watches hijacked Frontier Airlines Boeing 737 jetliner parked at LAX. View Post»

Los Angeles Herald Examiner photograph collection
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner photograph collection

Posted On: 9:19 p.m. | May 12, 2013

Following the Nov. 2, 1989 closure of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, the newspaper morgue that included 2.2 million photographs was donated to the Los Angeles Public Library. View Post»

Living through 1980 Panorama fire
  • Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times

Living through 1980 Panorama fire

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | May 10, 2013

Connie Eckstrom and her daughter Amy, 16 months, wait their turn for disaster assistance at the California National Guard in San Bernardino. Eckstrom lost her home in the Panorama Fire. View Post»


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