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  1. axe grinder
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  2. Still one of the best pics on this place!

     
  3. billsill45
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    The Oriental Laundry sign in the background includes the phrase "NOT in the TRUST". Can anyone explain what this refers to?
     
  4. Silhouettes 57
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    How many kids today ever even seen a "TOP"?
     
  5. Agreed !!
     
  6. But this one runs a close second.
     

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    Talking to Santa, 1948

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    Van Nuys Street with Christmas decorations, 1948
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    Captioned "P-E Station, Sierra Madre" 1947, assume this is the Pacific Electric station for the famous red cars...snow has got to be fake, even in Sierra Madre, rarely snows

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    Hollywood Blvd Christmas decorations, 1945

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    View of the Santa Claus Lane parade looking west on Hollywood Boulevard at Las Palmas. Thousands of spectators are shown on Hollywood Boulevard as they watched a section of the parade pass before them. Photo dated: November 24, 1945.
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    Residents of the Optimist Home for Boys in Highland Park, wearing choir robes, sing in front of a Christmas tree on December 21, 1944. My father was a member of this Oprtimist Club, and every year they would hold a big picnic to raise money for this boy's home.

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    Joan Leslie, beautiful sun goddess of Southern California's All-Winter Sun Festival, and Santa Claus are shown on a rocket ship float in the colorful Santa Claus Lane parade. Photo dated: November 21, 1940.

    All the above pictures from the LA Country Library photo collection
     
  8. Finn Jensen
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    I see them just fine.
     
  9. hotrd32
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  10. I'll throw mine in.
    Corner of Renfrew and Broadway. (Vancouver B.C.) 1951.
    Made the papers. Article went on the explain about hoodlums and hot rods.....

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  11. pretty easy to caption this.....

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  12. take one sidecar .add one lion and there you have it
     

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  13. 1956 Buick Wildcat III

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  14. 1953 Model Airplane Meet, Willow Grove Field, Pa

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  15. That's when model airplane engines ran on regular gas with a spark plug,points and condenser
     
  16. starwalker
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    This is Zion National Park.
     
  17. verde742
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    yes !!! The girls are Back !!!!!
     
  18. 1947 Tulsa, OK

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  19. 29AVEE8
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    Out of the past? Oops... that was Mitchum not Lancaster.
     
  20. nwbhotrod
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    That could be my Impala
     
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