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Does the moon have its own alphabet? Someone had an answer in 1932. http://bit.ly/179oUe

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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

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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

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...and a closer look at the metal details on the binding

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Hey thanks, ! Here's a closer look at the title page of the hacienda manuscript

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75 yrs. ago today: Berkeley library with communist literature destroyed in 1934 Red Raids http://bit.ly/Wgxhu

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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

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1950s Trip to the Moon program at Griffith Observatory -- audience's view from a "spaceship window"

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Thanks for the mentions & - Aug. 1955 Pic of Nixon at Disneyland's City Hall fr. digital archive

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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

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Photo of Miss Liberty and Miss France from 1958 L.A. Bastille Day celebration -- http://bit.ly/QSOOj

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Problema X by Victor Raphael and Clayton Spada from our fall exhibition http://bit.ly/yFLjS

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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

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More on in re: Judge Ida May Adams - July 1958 photo of her marrying couples on the courthouse steps http://bit.ly/159aQK

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They had traffic then, too. Motorcarriages at 9th and Broadway near downtown L.A. on July 1, 1903. http://bit.ly/CepRC

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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

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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

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What is the Academic Serpentine? Historic USC commencement photos from the digital archive -- http://bit.ly/1amfby

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1975: USC awards its first "dogterate" -- historic graduation photos from the libraries' digital archive http://bit.ly/1amfby

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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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