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Know Your City No. 20 - County General Hospital
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Know Your City No. 20 – County General Hospital

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | June 23, 2016

John Malmin image of the Los Angeles County General Hospital used in the 1955-56 Know Your City photography series. View Post»

Iron man of bodybuilding
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times

Iron man of bodybuilding

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | June 22, 2016

Joe Weider, famed muscleman and building of the sport, poses with bust of himself in his Woodland Hills magazine office. View Post»

American Bandstand's 20th Anniversary
  • Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

American Bandstand’s 20th Anniversary

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | June 21, 2016

Twenty years and 2,500 miles from its Philadelphia beginning, American Bandstand celebrates an anniversary. View Post»

1957 Los Angeles Rams rookies
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

1957 Los Angeles Rams rookies

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | June 17, 2016

1957 group photo of Los Angeles Rams rookies. View Post»

Know Your City No. 31 – Los Angeles Orphanage
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Know Your City No. 31 – Los Angeles Orphanage

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | June 16, 2016

December 1955: The tower of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul Los Angeles Orphanage rises above Boyle Heights.  This photo was published in the Dec. 18, 1955, Los Angeles Times as part of the Know Your City photography series. The original caption reported: KNOW YOUR CITY, NO. 31 — For more than 60 years, there was girlish laughter around this stately structure. But, now,... View Post»

1966 fire destroys Lockheed Air Terminal control tower
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

1966 fire destroys Lockheed Air Terminal control tower

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | June 15, 2016

Fire destroys the control tower and second floor of the administration building at Lockheed Air Terminal, now known as Bob Hope Airport. View Post»


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