Framework: From the Archives

  • From the Archives: New road for Salton Sea resorts

    From the Archives: New road for Salton Sea resorts

    Reaching the Salton Sea's Date Palm Beach in 1934 became easier with the opening of the North Shore road.

  • From the Archives: Polio immunization

    From the Archives: Polio immunization

    In 1957, the city of Los Angeles Health Department opened a drive to immunize 300,000 children against polio. This photo by staff photographer Garry Watson became lead Page One art in the next morning's Los Angeles Times. An accompanying Los Angeles Times story reported, “Ouch! “That cry echoed...

  • From the Archives: The Queen Mary arrives in Long Beach

    From the Archives: The Queen Mary arrives in Long Beach

    The Queen Mary arrives in Long Beach following a 39-day voyage from England. The city of Long Beach purchased the 31-year-old vessel, which was slated for the scrap heap, for $3.45 million to serve as its waterfront centerpiece. This image ran the full width – above the masthead – of the Los Angeles...

  • From the Archives: The Hollywood Palladium under construction in 1940

    From the Archives: The Hollywood Palladium under construction in 1940

    The Aug. 25, 1940, Los Angeles Times caption reported that, “The new Palladium, ballroom-cafe, is now nearing midway mark in construction. “Located in the heart of Hollywood between Argyle and El Centro Streets on Sunset Boulevard, the massive structure is expected to be completed in time for a...

  • From the Archives: Reagan's boot

    From the Archives: Reagan's boot

    Health officials had recommended that residents tuck their pant legs into boots - providing protection after a bubonic plague-infected rat was found near the ranch. Reagan's pants were not tucked in. In front of him lie the economic tax relief bill and budget, which he signed during the press conference....

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