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A sea of Beetles
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

A sea of Beetles

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | February 13, 2012

A sea of Volkswagen vehicles - mostly the famous Beetle model - sit at Terminal Island after unloading from ship. View Post»

Nixon gives 'Checkers' speech
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Nixon gives ‘Checkers’ speech

Posted On: 12:49 a.m. | February 10, 2012

Republican Vice President candidate Sen. Richard Nixon and his wife Pat at television studio where he delivered his famous "Checkers" speech. View Post»

Billy Wilder's six Oscars
  • Los Angeles Times

Billy Wilder’s six Oscars

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | February 9, 2012

Billy Wilder sits with his six Oscars after winning three more the previous evening for the movie "The Apartment." View Post»

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing unveiled
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing unveiled

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | February 8, 2012

The Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing is unveiled to the public and media at the company's facility in Hawthorne. View Post»

The beatnik DUHAB robot
  • Los Angeles Times Archive, UCLA

The beatnik DUHAB robot

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | February 7, 2012

Author Lawrence Lipton, chronicler of the beatnik scene, demonstrates his "robot," Duhab designed to ferret out censors, book-burners etc. View Post»

Norman Rockwell is 'beginning to get angry'
  • R. L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times Archive, UCLA

Norman Rockwell is ‘beginning to get angry’

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | February 6, 2012

Artist Norman Rockwell poses for Los Angeles Times staff photographer R. L. Oliver at the Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park in Los Angeles. View Post»

Packers win first Super Bowl
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Packers win first Super Bowl

Posted On: 12:43 a.m. | February 3, 2012

The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in the first Super Bowl. At halftime the Chiefs were only behind, 14-10, but the Packer defense took over in the third quarter. View Post»

Super Bowl halftime Bell Rocket Air Men
  • Ben Olender / Los Angeles Times

Super Bowl halftime Bell Rocket Air Men

Posted On: 12:53 a.m. | February 2, 2012

The Bell Rocket Air Men soar above the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during Super Bowl halftime show entitled "Super Sights and Sounds." View Post»

Photographers cover first Super Bowl
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angles Times

Photographers cover first Super Bowl

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | February 1, 2012

The Chiefs' Curtis McClinton - surrounded by photographers - catches touchdown pass in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the first Super Bowl. View Post»

Simone Signoret and the Communist connection
  • Don Cormier / Los Angeles Times

Simone Signoret and the Communist connection

Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | January 30, 2012

The day following the Academy Awards, French actress Simone Signoret plants a kiss on her Oscar after denying she ever was a Communist. View Post»

Desert training with Gen. George Patton
  • George Watson / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Desert training with Gen. George Patton

Posted On: 12:40 a.m. | January 27, 2012

Los Angeles Times staff photographer George Watson and staff representative Tom Cameron spend a day with Maj. Gen. George S. Patton and the U.S. Third Army during training in the California desert. View Post»

Exploding flashbulb
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Exploding flashbulb

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | January 26, 2012

Miss Doris Mae Normandine and Atty. Werner O. Graf cringe as an Los Angeles Exmainer photographer's flashbulb explodes. View Post»

Unimate robot at the Biltmore
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times Archive, UCLA

Unimate robot at the Biltmore

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | January 25, 2012

Betty Myrah gets a cup of coffee from Unimate, a 3500-pound industrial robot on display at the Biltmore Hotel. View Post»

Speedboat accident
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Speedboat accident

Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | January 24, 2012

Joe Machado escapes injury as his outboard motorboat flips when he and Bill Rankin make a turn during 22nd National Outboard Championships at Long Beach Marine stadium. View Post»

Chinese New Year celebrations in Los Angeles
  • Al Monteverde / Los Angeles Times

Chinese New Year celebrations in Los Angeles

Posted On: 3:04 p.m. | January 22, 2012

Images of previous Chinese New Year celebrations in Los Angeles. View Post»

Beatty and MacLaine
  • Los Angeles Times

Beatty and MacLaine

Posted On: 12:56 a.m. | January 20, 2012

Actor Warren Beatty embraces of his sister Shirley MacLaine as they face the media and crowd outside the 1966 Academy Awards ceremony. View Post»


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