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Air Force pilot Al White in a pressure suit before a test launch of the X-15 missile, #onthisday in 1959

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Elixir filling station at Hoover & Washington, as seen #onthisday in 1936:

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Shopping for a dog house in #LongBeach #onthisday in 1956

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#Reagan100 Academic Symposium begins at #USC in 6mins. A rare shot of Reagan cooking in GE's all-electric kitchen:

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Breakers crashing over the #Venice pier #onthisday in 1935

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Women standing next to the "Los Angeles Tree" in 's Mariposa giant sequoia grove, c. 1900:

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"Pioneer Mother" Sarah Ann Rogers and family in #HighlandPark #LosAngeles #onthisday in 1916.

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Women subduing a (fake) dragon on an L.A.-area beach, circa 1940

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Jailhouse wedding? Marlene Eason promises to wed Eddie Christianelli, arrested for burglary, #onthisday in 1952:

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Douglas MacArthur was born #onthisday in 1880. Front page LA Examiner graphic when the general returned from Korea

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And here's an awesome B-707 photo RT Am. Airlines opens jet age with the first scheduled transcon flight of Boeing 707

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Pershing Square parking garage under construction in #dtla #onthisday in 1952

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"Strong Man versus a Plane" - Jack Walsh attempts to hold back an DC-3 #onthisday in 1958

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Wreckage of Rutherford Page's biplane at Dominguez Air Meet #onthisday in 1912. #aviation #aviationhistory

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According to , avg #LA driver is stuck in #traffic 63 hrs/yr. Here's a mid-century Wilshire Blvd traffic jam

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#Pasadena as it appeared in 1876. House in the foreground was at the current site of Fair Oaks & Bellefontaine

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President John F. Kennedy gave his "Ask Not..." Inaugural Address 50 years ago today. JFK striking a pose in 1958:

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Adjusting the solar observation station on Mt Wilson, #onthisday in 1955. (Notice the photographer in mirror.)

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LA Examiner #onthisday in 1958 - the #Dodgers' "3am Plan" to squeeze a baseball field inside the Coliseum

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Rev. #MartinLutherKing Jr. with Rev. Dawkins of the #LosAngeles #NAACP in 1958. From the L.A. Examiner Collection.

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