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More Halloween of yesteryear from the USC Digital Library; Anaheim Halloween Festival, 1952

  • 1972 days ago via site
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What scared the scarecrow: strange 1951 Halloween pageant at Hobart Elementary

  • 1973 days ago via site
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What scared the scarecrow: strange 1951 Halloween pageant at Hobart Elementary

  • 1973 days ago via site
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The Great Oil Pumpkin? Union Oil celebrates Halloween in 1952.

  • 1974 days ago via site
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And a photo of his wife; find more early travel photography by missionaries at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa

  • 1976 days ago via site
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1916 photo of Madagascar shoemaker taken by a Dutch missionary, from the Internet Mission Picture Archive

  • 1976 days ago via site
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Forgotten crimes: Ben Wood confesses to cattle rustling in 1951. Check out the eerie distortions in the film stock

  • 1976 days ago via site
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A good night's sleep is hard work: mattress meets steamroller on Oct. 26, 1951

  • 1977 days ago via site
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The past imitates sci-fi: Scholer Bangs examines death ray machine on Oct. 23, 1951

  • 1980 days ago via site
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Lisa See signs books for eager fans before the event

One more photo: Howard Soohoo at the Chinese Catholic Center on Figueroa during WWII

Also photos of 1930s Chinatown in Los Angeles

Aerial footage of 1937 Shanghai fr our exhibition at today's lit luncheon with Lisa See

View from a street corner: Second Street and Spring Street during the Columbus Day Parade, Oct. 21, 1892

  • 1982 days ago via site
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Oct. 20, 1951: A shoplifter with an unnatural affinity for clocks.

  • 1983 days ago via site
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Movie posters, historic photos, books, and memorabilia. www.claytonmuseum.org #laarchives

Great stuff from Mayme Clayton Library in Culver City; their exhibit opens at the Huntington next Sat. #laarchives

1963 magazine about gay marriage debate. #laarchives

Very cool display by ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives; 50s 60s magazines. #laarchives

Nice exhibit of early photography technology at NHM; daguerrotype, tintype, ambrotype - #laarchives