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First photo published in the Los Angeles Times
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First photo published in the Los Angeles Times

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | May 15, 2014

Fire burns the Standard Oil Company plant in East Los Angeles. View Post»

1896 newspaper illustrations of Los Angeles
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1896 newspaper illustrations of Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | May 14, 2014

Five hand drawn illustrations of Los Angeles are published on the Jan. 1, 1896 Times front page. View Post»

The Bee Gees at Dodger Stadium
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

The Bee Gees at Dodger Stadium

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | May 13, 2014

The Bee Gees included more than a dozen Top 20 hits in the 90-minute Dodger Stadium concert. View Post»

Strike empties 1972 Dodgers' clubhouse
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Strike empties 1972 Dodgers’ clubhouse

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | May 12, 2014

Dodgers equipment manager has everything ready in Los Angeles clubhouse for start of baseball season. Only one thing missing, the players are out on strike. View Post»

1911 trolley tracks to Van Nuys
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1911 trolley tracks to Van Nuys

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | May 9, 2014

Sightseers check out new Pacific Electric trolley line being build in the Cahuenga Pass between Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley. View Post»

Marilyn Monroe in 1962 at LAX
  • George Fry / Los Angeles Times

Marilyn Monroe in 1962 at LAX

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | May 8, 2014

Marilyn Monroe steps from Mexicana Comet Jet after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport from Mexico City. View Post»

Scorpions' feat: Fans stay on their feet
  • Tony Barnard / Los Angeles Times

Scorpions’ feat: Fans stay on their feet

Posted On: 1:15 a.m. | May 6, 2014

The Scorpions in concert at the Forum. View Post»

Fighting a 1966 brush fire
  • Don Cormier / Los Angeles Times

Fighting a 1966 brush fire

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 5, 2014

Los Angeles County Fireman Earl Wyat, right, directs a water-carrying helicopter off the ground in effort to halt flames. View Post»

Union Station at 75
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Union Station at 75

Posted On: 7:28 p.m. | May 1, 2014

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, Union Station celebrates its 75th anniversary. View Post»

Ronald and Nancy Reagan in 1954
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Ronald and Nancy Reagan in 1954

Posted On: 12:35 a.m. | May 1, 2014

Ronald and Nancy Reagan pose for photographers at the 26th Academy Awards held at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. View Post»

1928 parade on Broadway
  • George Watson / Los Angeles Times

1928 parade on Broadway

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | April 30, 2014

Parade dedicating the new Los Angeles City Hall proceeds on Broadway in photo taken from the Los Angeles Times building. View Post»

Disneyland in 1955 and in 1988
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Disneyland in 1955 and in 1988

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | April 29, 2014

Similar aerial photos of Disneyland in 1955 and 1988. View Post»

Lionel Richie and benign rock
  • Marsha Traeger / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Lionel Richie and benign rock

Posted On: 3:13 p.m. | April 27, 2014

Lionel Richie performing at the first of his three sold-out shows at the Forum. View Post»

Renaissance Pleasure Faire at Paramount Ranch
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Renaissance Pleasure Faire at Paramount Ranch

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | April 25, 2014

From 1966 through 1988 the Renaissance Pleasure Faire was held at the Paramount Ranch just south of Agoura Hills. View Post»

Traffic school for Sally Long
  • Los Angeles Times

Traffic school for Sally Long

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | April 24, 2014

Actress Sally Long with traffic court Judge Louis P. Russill after her arrest on an outstanding warrant. View Post»

Ansel Adams' nose
  • Martha Harnett / Los Angeles Times

Ansel Adams’ nose

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | April 23, 2014

Photographer Ansel Adams laughs during interview on KABC radio with host Michael Jackson. View Post»


Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.


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