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1939, Los Angeles Union Station's opening day parade.

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1,700-Year-Old Roman Mosaic Discovered During City Sewer Construction Project

A massive, well-preserved 1,700 year-old Roman mosaic was recently unearthed while performing city sewer construction.

Los Angeles' first high school atop Poundcake Hill in 1883. Courtesy of Title Insurance and Trust / C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, USC Libraries.

When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: Salem, 1692, Schiff focuses on an infamous and dark period of American history, especially as it relates to women: the Salem witch trials.


Hidden History of Rhode Island: Not-To-Be-Forgotten Tales of the Ocean State (Paperback)

Surprising tales and unexpected anecdotes color Rhode Island's legacy, from the accounts of its three brave Titanic survivors to the whirlwind Revolutionary War romance between a Smithfield girl and a

1930s - Downtown Los Angeles; check out the streetcars. - (old photo, vintage lady, Great Depression era)


California Coastal Counties print

ORANGE & PARK - California Coastal Counties print


Photos: Los Angeles in the 1920s

Los Angeles in the 1920s

California History - Los Angeles - Olvera Street