Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Los Angeles Marathon's first years
  • Con Keyes / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Marathon’s first years

Posted On: 9:04 p.m. | March 12, 2015

Images from early Los Angeles Marathons. View Post»

V.J. Day parade on Broadway
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

V.J. Day parade on Broadway

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | March 11, 2015

After hearing of Japan's unconditional surrender ending World War II, an impromptu parade quickly formed at Fourth and Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

More cars, pools
  • Colin Crawford / Los Angeles Times

More cars, pools

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | March 10, 2015

Images of vehicles in swimming pools. View Post»

Los Angeles protests in support of Selma marchers
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Los Angeles protests in support of Selma marchers

Posted On: 12:30 p.m. | March 8, 2015

Following the March 7, 1965, beating of civil rights marchers in Selma by Alabama state troopers, protests broke out all over the United States. In Los Angeles protestors gathered at the Federal Building demanding Federal intervention to protect the marchers in Alabama. Over the next few days, over 100 demonstrators were arrested. View Post»

Civil rights protests at 1960 Democratic Convention
  • Dick Oliver / Los Angeles Times

Civil rights protests at 1960 Democratic Convention

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | March 6, 2015

Rev. Maurice A. Dawkins engages in a 24-hour period of prayer and fasting outside of the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena during the Democratic National Convention. Dawkins and protestors were advocating a civil rights platform. View Post»

Romantic Spring fashion
  • Judd Gunderson / Los Angeles Times

Romantic Spring fashion

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | March 4, 2015

A mother and daughter pose for a fashion image published in the March 17, 1964 Los Angeles Times. View Post»

Polio vaccinations
  • Garry Watson / Los Angeles Times

Polio vaccinations

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | February 28, 2015

After extensive testing in 1954, Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine was licensed for human use on April 12, 1955. View Post»

Frankie needs a smoke
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Frankie needs a smoke

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | February 27, 2015

New arrivals at Griffith Park Zoo are too upsetting to Frankie, the monkey. View Post»

Leonard Nimoy, film director
  • Iris Schneider / Los Angeles Times

Leonard Nimoy, film director

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | February 25, 2015

Director Leonard Nimoy at work editing "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home." View Post»

1975 sinking of Carib Star
  • Jack Gaunt / Los Angeles Times

1975 sinking of Carib Star

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | February 24, 2015

An engine room explosion causes the 147-foot Catalina excursion vessel Carib Star to begin sinking at its dock in San Pedro. View Post»

It's Oscar Time! 2015
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

It’s Oscar Time! 2015

Posted On: 10:00 p.m. | February 21, 2015

It's the annual From the Archives look at the Oscars. View Post»

Rock Hudson and Mae West rehearse duet
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Rock Hudson and Mae West rehearse duet

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | February 21, 2015

Rock Hudson and Mae West run through comedy number they'll perform at the 29th Annual Academy Awards. View Post»

Tatum O'Neal wins best supporting actress Oscar
  • Ben Olender / Los Angeles Times

Tatum O’Neal wins best supporting actress Oscar

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | February 20, 2015

Tatum O'Neal after winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar. View Post»

Cecil B. De Mille introduces 'The Fallbrook Story'
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Cecil B. De Mille introduces ‘The Fallbrook Story’

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | February 19, 2015

Cecil B. De Mille, left, works on his introduction to the documentary film "The Fallbrook Story." View Post»

Oscar party on 'The Poseidon Adventure' movie set
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Oscar party on ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ movie set

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | February 18, 2015

April 10, 1972: Academy Award winner Gene Hackman cuts cake on the set of his new film, "The Poseidon Adventure," at 20th Century Fox. Other cast members are, from left, Jack Albertson, Red Buttons,  director Ronald Neame, Shelley Winters and Ernest Borgnine. At the 44th Academy Awards, Gene Hackman won the lead actor Oscar for his role in "The French Connection." One of his post-Oscar... View Post»

President McKinley's 1901 visit
  • Title Insurance & Trust Co. / Library file photo

President McKinley’s 1901 visit

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | February 15, 2015

Carriage carrying Pres. William McKinley turns north on Broadway at 6th Street during La Fiesta de Las Flores parade. View Post»


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