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1917 draft board
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1917 draft board

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | June 30, 2014

Aug. 1917: Members of Los Angeles Draft Exemption Board 17 process requests for exemptions. View Post»

Evicted by deadly Barclay Hotel fire
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Evicted by deadly Barclay Hotel fire

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 27, 2014

March 16, 1972: Leo Altoonian, 85, waits in lobby of fire damaged Barclay Hotel for his turn to get belongings out of his room. He is moving over to the Clark Hotel. View Post»

Lou Zamperini Day in Los Angeles
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Lou Zamperini Day in Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | June 26, 2014

Lou Zamperini is recognized by Mayor Tom Bradley and the Los Angeles City Council. View Post»

Hurricane Liza devastates La Paz
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Hurricane Liza devastates La Paz

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 25, 2014

La Paz shantytown flattened by wall of water and mud during Hurricane Liza. View Post»

Fairbanks Sr. and Fairbanks Jr. [updated]
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Fairbanks Sr. and Fairbanks Jr. [updated]

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | June 24, 2014

Douglas Fairbanks Sr., right, bids farewell to Doug Jr., as dad and stepmother, actress Mary Pickford, travel to Europe. View Post»

1976 California drought
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1976 California drought

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | June 23, 2014

Dan Lemons, manager of Ranchita Oaks Ranch and Vineyards northeast of Paso Robles runs dirt through his fingers from a field too parched by the California drought to grow crops. View Post»

Lost in Space robot in fashion shoot [updated]
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Lost in Space robot in fashion shoot [updated]

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 20, 2014

Model wearing dress designed by Sue Webb for Pixie of California poses with Robby the Robot on set of television show "Lost in Space." View Post»

1976 naval war games
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1976 naval war games

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | June 19, 2014

A jet lands on the U.S.S. Enterprise, right, as the guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Chicago passes stern of the carrier. In background left is the New Zealand frigate HMNZS Caterbury, and at right is U.S.S. Gridley. View Post»

Harry was only trying to help!
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Harry was only trying to help!

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | June 18, 2014

First base umpire Harry Wendelstedt is sent sprawling in game at San Diego. View Post»

Neil Young at the Forum
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Neil Young at the Forum

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | June 17, 2014

Neil Young in 1978 concert at the Forum in Inglewood. View Post»

1976 Palms-Culver City gasoline pipeline explosion
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1976 Palms-Culver City gasoline pipeline explosion

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | June 14, 2014

After construction workers puncture a buried gasoline pipeline, the resulting explosion and fire levels a full city block. View Post»

Paperboy delivers The Times on horseback
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Paperboy delivers The Times on horseback

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | June 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times paperboy Jim Fitzgerald, 14, rides Quelty on his route through Sleepy Hallow in Carbon Canyon. View Post»

1952 tours of USS Iowa
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1952 tours of USS Iowa

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 11, 2014

Thousands crowd the decks of the USS Iowa during open-house event at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard. View Post»

Linda Ronstadt at the Forum

Linda Ronstadt at the Forum

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | June 10, 2014

Two Linda Ronstadt concerts at the Inglewood Forum. View Post»

1936 Ventura aerial
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1936 Ventura aerial

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | June 9, 2014

1936 aerial photo of Ventura. View Post»

D-day news arrives in Los Angeles
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D-day news arrives in Los Angeles

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | June 5, 2014

On June 6, 1944, D-Day Invasion news arrives in Los Angeles. Residents respond with prayer and intense interest in invasion news. View Post»


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