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#Smog researchers at the Stanford Research Institute in #Pasadena, #onthisday in 1950:

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#onthisday in 1958: actors prepare for Hemet's annual Ramona Pageant, inspired by the novel by Helen Hunt Jackson

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One more photo from our Digital Library - Nob Hill in ruins after the #SFearthquake & fire of 1906

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Start of the Great Fire, which followed the #SFearthquake of April 18, 1906

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A damaged #SanFrancisco City Hall, shortly after an #earthquake struck the city #onthisday in 1906:

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From the USC Digital Library - a view of Highland Ave from #Hollywood High School #onthisday in 1907

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Triplets with their mother at an L.A. Board of Education meeting, #onthisday in 1952

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A chimpanzee, pursued by police officers, escapes from the L.A. Zoo #onthisday in 1952

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From our Digital Library - a vintage postcard of Avalon Bay on Santa Catalina Island:

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Muscle Beach, 1954: 12-year old April Atkins holds 3 people (combined 383lbs) on her shoulders:

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Apples for Blood - blood donations #onthisday in 1952

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Dodger Stadium under construction #onthisday in 1961:

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Children clamor for books from the bookmobile #onthisday in 1960

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Pie throwing event at #USC #onthisday in 1954 - from our LA Examiner Collection.

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Bovard Hall, circa 1920s. #USC #streetcars

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Illustrated 1931 #map of #LosAngeles County:

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Flintridge, #California, Bit and Bridle Club, #onthisday in 1958

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A big crowd turned out for the grand opening of L.A.'s Union Station #onthisday in 1939:

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From the USC Digital Library - this mural in SF's Mission District honors César Chávez, born #onthisday in 1927

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#OpeningDay at the L.A. Coliseum, 1958 - Los Angeles #Dodgers vs. San Francisco #Giants:

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