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Does the moon have its own alphabet? Someone had an answer in 1932. http://bit.ly/179oUe
In honor of Marilyn Monroe, Aug. 7, 1958 photo from our digital library -- posing with a ukelele. We featured this in our Mobsters, Molls, and Mayhem exhibition spring 2008
Odd moment from aftermath of a July 29, 1958 L.A. motel explosion -- captured in vintage photo from our digital library http://bit.ly/Rq9th
...and a closer look at the metal details on the binding
Hey thanks, @coinaltar ! Here's a closer look at the title page of the hacienda manuscript
75 yrs. ago today: Berkeley library with communist literature destroyed in 1934 Red Raids http://bit.ly/Wgxhu
And a view of the apparatus behind Griffith's 1950s Trip to the Moon programs, almost 20 years before the moon landing http://bit.ly/5LcD8
1950s Trip to the Moon program at Griffith Observatory -- audience's view from a "spaceship window"
Thanks for the mentions @lahistory & @AAASoCalNews - Aug. 1955 Pic of Nixon at Disneyland's City Hall fr. digital archive
In honor of the Apollo 11 launch -- scientist demos the rocket, fuel tank, and "American Road" to the moon at 1960 press conference. http://bit.ly/EJHNQ
Photo of Miss Liberty and Miss France from 1958 L.A. Bastille Day celebration -- http://bit.ly/QSOOj
Problema X by Victor Raphael and Clayton Spada from our fall exhibition http://bit.ly/yFLjS
In honor of Nikola Tesla, a 1958 photo of a Tesla coil built by 10th grader Andrew Flore of L.A.'s Dorsey High http://bit.ly/Z5YXR
More on @lahistory in re: Judge Ida May Adams - July 1958 photo of her marrying couples on the courthouse steps http://bit.ly/159aQK
They had traffic then, too. Motorcarriages at 9th and Broadway near downtown L.A. on July 1, 1903. http://bit.ly/CepRC
Vintage L.A. Lakers photo: #22 Elgin Baylor and other players battle for a rebound in March 19, 1961 Pistons game. http://bit.ly/Atxwb
What is the Academic Serpentine? Historic USC commencement photos from the digital archive -- http://bit.ly/1amfby
1975: USC awards its first "dogterate" -- historic graduation photos from the libraries' digital archive http://bit.ly/1amfby
More kelp! Giant sea kelp from Rare drawings of aquatic plants from a 1826-29 sea voyage in the North Pacific www.usc.edu/libraries/libwire
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