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Scary moments in aviation history fr Natural History Museum of LA County #laarchives

Cool button collection from FAL www.filipinoamericanlibrary.org #laarchives

The Rocky Fellers - 1960s boy band fr Filipino American Library. Played on Ed Sullivan show #laarchives

Charles Batterson's Pasadena HS football helmet fr 1924 #laarchives

Stereopticon from 1915 or so. A few folks have them here #laarchives

History of 3D: viewer from Pasadena Museum of History #laarchives

Sign from old Washington blvd streetcar at Orange Empire Railway Museum #laarchives

Photo of suspects in Sleepy Lagoon murder case fr 1942 - UCLA oral history center #laarchives

LA arcana from the Los Angeles City Historical Society #laarchives

Buying a little glamor: 1956 edition. The "Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street Million Dollar Glamorization Program" officially launches 53 years ago today.

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In Memoriam: Leon Clarke, 76. The 1955 USC grad, all-league end passed away Oct. 5. His NFL career saw two trips to the Pro Bowl http://bit.ly/1nl00l

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In Memoriam: Leon Clarke, 76. The 1955 USC grad, all-league end passed away Oct. 5. His NFL career saw two trips to the Pro Bowl http://bit.ly/1nl00l

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When height was news: The L.A. Examiner covers the wedding of two tall people 58 years ago today.

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L.A. couple extradited to Yugoslavia on Oct. 8, 1951

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Scenes from the land of make-believe: Subduing a dragon on an L.A. beach in 1940

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Oct. 2, 1951: Workers get a ride to a picket line at the Douglas Aircraft plant in Long Beach http://bit.ly/1QE0ww

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"So much of this was so unnecessary" Fmr Supervisor Kenneth Hahn reflects on LA County Hall of Administration in 1960

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True contests: The "Best Cook and Bottle Washer" in the Junior Division poses at the Pomona Fair 58 years ago.

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Sept. 25, 1951: Bookie operation raided at 5th St. and Western in L.A.

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Dodger Stadium's Chavez Ravine in 1957: "Photograph of dirt roads littered with cans and discarded furniture mar the scenery. But all this will vanish if a stadium and park are constructed."

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