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#onthisday in 1951, Art Aragon vs. Ted Davis, from the Examiner collection #boxing

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"56 FT IS ENUF" - #Pasadena residents protest street-widening plans #onthisday in 1958

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The L.A. County Fire Department's Dance Queen demonstrates a fireman's catch net #onthisday in 1958

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Hollywood Freeway (101) under construction, 1952 - from the USC Digital Library's Collection

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Nighttime scene in #Hollywood, circa 1955 - looking south on Vine Street

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Grant Ellerbeck with his invention, a square root calculating machine, #onthisday in 1952:

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Another #uscgrad photo from the University Archives: #USC commencement, 1954:

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#USC graduation inside the LA Coliseum in 1931

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Tornado in #LongBeach #onthisday in 1958:

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#Map of Los Angeles city lands, September 1858. L.A. is the tiny town in the center.

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#onthisday in 1869 - workers complete the transcontinental railroad, linking #California with the rest of the U.S.

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Councilman Ed Roybal visits the Arechiga family, evicted from Chavez Ravine #onthisday in 1959:

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Miss Los Angeles Teenager of the Year (Marsha Moode) with her family #onthisday in 1960

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Celebrating #CincoDeMayo at the Casa del Mexicano in #BoyleHeights #onthisday in 1951

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#onthisday in 1951 - workers pour the first concrete for the Pershing Square parking garage in #dtla

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President Theodore Roosevelt and #LA Mayor Meredith Snyder in the Fiesta de Los Angeles parade #onthsiday in 1903

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"Another Speakeasy!" - Tony's Cafe sold alcoholic drinks, the LA Examiner reported #onthisday in 1929

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Doralynn, a Chihuahua, celebrates after the winning 1st prize at the Los Angeles Dog Show #onthisday in 1951

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From the USC Digital Library - dedication ceremony outside L.A.'s City Hall #onthisday in 1928:

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"Go Ape for Hillnick" | a #USC student election campaign stunt #onthisday in 1955

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