Category Archives: 1960

L.A. Celebrates the Fourth of July 1889 – 1960

July 4, 1944: Uncle Sam in a cartoon by Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale for the Los Angeles Examiner and republished in the Milwaukee Sentinel.   Note: This is an encore post from 2014. Here’s a look at how Los Angeles … Continue reading

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L.A. Celebrates the Fourth of July 1889 – 1960

July 4, 1944: Uncle Sam in a cartoon by Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale for the Los Angeles Examiner and republished in the Milwaukee Sentinel.   Note: This is an encore post from 2014. Here’s a look at how Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Another Good Story Ruined: Vintage Los Angeles and a Woolworth’s Lunch Counter

No. This is not a picture of the longest lunch counter in the world at the Woolworth’s in downtown Los Angeles. This is a file photo published by the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot in 2010 on the 50th anniversary of lunch counter … Continue reading

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L.A. Celebrates the Fourth of July

July 4, 1944: Uncle Sam in a cartoon by Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale for the Los Angeles Examiner and republished in the Milwaukee Sentinel.   Here’s a look at how Los Angeles has celebrated Independence Day over the years.

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L.A. Celebrates the Fourth of July, 1889 – 1960

July 4, 1944: Uncle Sam in a cartoon by Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale for the Los Angeles Examiner and republished in the Milwaukee Sentinel. Note: This is a post from 2014. Here’s a look at how Los Angeles has celebrated … Continue reading

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Jan. 16 in L.A. History

Jan. 16, 1910: The Times recaps Aviation Week.   A Week of Aviation Triumphs, Jan. 16, 1910 Library Officials May Remove Books on Making Alcohol, Jan. 16, 1920  TV Writers Go on Strike Over Residuals, Jan. 16, 1960 Matt Weinstock, … Continue reading

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L.A. Celebrates the Fourth of July

July 4, 1944: Uncle Sam in a cartoon by Edmund Waller “Ted” Gale for the Los Angeles Examiner and republished in the Milwaukee Sentinel.   Here’s a look at how Los Angeles has celebrated Independence Day over the years.

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Found on EBay – Clifton’s Pacific Seas

Photo: 618 S. Olive via Google’s Street View. This postcard of Clifton’s Pacific Seas (d. 1960), postmarked 1947, has been listed on EBay. The Pacific Seas was at 618 S. Olive and was torn down to make – a parking … Continue reading

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From the Stacks — ‘The Long Season’

    I haven’t read a baseball book since my mother gave away my trading cards of the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Braves. No, I’m not quite that old. I got them from a neighbor lady who was surreptitiously … Continue reading

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Amazing Predictions for 1961!

         hile the rest of the news business spends the final days of December looking back at the major events of the year, the Daily Mirror is peering forward, and for us at least, the future is … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Is No Ordinary Man!

    Dec. 23, 1960: Take that, Sluggo, you gender-stereotyping clod! On the jump, a “legless World War II veteran” is charged with having 250 reels of stag films…. Jack Smith goes Christmas shopping and finds his fellow human beings … Continue reading

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Julius Shulman Q & A

Los Angeles Times Interview Julius Shulman Capturing the Essence of California Architecture October 9, 1994By Steve Proffitt, Steve Proffitt is a producer for Fox News and a contributor to National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition." He spoke … Continue reading

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Chuck Hillinger, RIP

July 16, 1949 April 15, 1952   March 2, 1958 Charles Hillinger and photographer Bruce Cox try to raft the Los Angeles River. May 2, 1960 Feb. 25, 1970Redmond, Ore.     Feb. 4, 1985Omaha, Neb. By Charles HillingerTimes Staff … Continue reading

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