Posed amidst and dwarfed by huge Easter bunnies, Amanda Levant, daughter of wit-pianist Oscar Levant, prepares for her duties as a hostess at the Teen-Age Fair at the Hollywood Palladium on March 10, 1964.
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Five of the more than 150 girls who took part in the annual Easter Bonnet Fashion Show at Panorama Recreation Center on April 17, 1965, show off their efforts. From front to back are Linda Crate, 13, Bonnie Weisman, 13, Terri Strauss, 13, Wendy Hames, 13, and Laurie Miller, also 13. The event was produced by […]
Dorothy Wheeler, of Lincoln, Nebraska, captain of one of the Navy Nurses softball teams, slams out a long single into left field during a game at the U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego in June 1943. Grace Nilsen, of Escanaba, Michigan is the catcher. How Navy Nurses Keep Fit – “Keep fit to keep fighting men […]
The “Baker” explosion, part of Operation Crossroads, was a nuclear weapon test by the United States military at Bikini Atoll, Micronesia, on July 25, 1946. Photo above was taken from a tower on Bikini Island, 3.5 miles away. The wider, exterior cloud is actually just a condensation cloud caused by the Wilson chamber effect, and was […]
Attorney Stephen Brent, right, files the 10,000th divorce action at the county clerk’s office in San Fernando Superior Court on June 12, 1958. Since the court opened in 1947, only 8,137 marriage licenses have been issued. Noting record are, from left, court deputies Gladys Singletary, Marjorie Romesa, Howard Cunningham and Opal L. Colon.
Two boy, Lance, 9 (left), and Gary, 8½, of the Los Angeles Orphanage serenade two girls, Linda, 6 (left), and Connie, 6, with horns as the girls plug their ears with their fingers on December 21, 1951. The boys got the horns the day before at the annual Orphans’ party of Los Angeles Junior Chamber […]
Selected ‘Miss Christmas Tree of 1951’ by 40 members of the UCLA chapter, Sigma Chi fraternity, is 24-year-old Diane Dearborn. Miss Dearborn arrived in the United States seven weeks prior from Paris, France and was a singer. The collegians saw her picture in a newspaper and reportedly stated that ‘she seemed prettier that the rest of them’. […]