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More Halloween of yesteryear from the USC Digital Library; Anaheim Halloween Festival, 1952
What scared the scarecrow: strange 1951 Halloween pageant at Hobart Elementary
The Great Oil Pumpkin? Union Oil celebrates Halloween in 1952.
And a photo of his wife; find more early travel photography by missionaries at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa
1916 photo of Madagascar shoemaker taken by a Dutch missionary, from the Internet Mission Picture Archive
Forgotten crimes: Ben Wood confesses to cattle rustling in 1951. Check out the eerie distortions in the film stock
A good night's sleep is hard work: mattress meets steamroller on Oct. 26, 1951
The past imitates sci-fi: Scholer Bangs examines death ray machine on Oct. 23, 1951
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
Oct. 20, 1951: A shoplifter with an unnatural affinity for clocks.
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
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