Historic Photos Taken Before, During, and After the Hindenburg Disaster in 1937

The crash of the Hindenburg was one of the most jarring aviation disasters of its day. On May 6, 1937, the massive German airship caught fire while attempting to land near Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 35 people aboard, plus one ground crew member. Of the 97 passengers and crew members on board, 62 managed toContinue reading “Historic Photos Taken Before, During, and After the Hindenburg Disaster in 1937”

19 Amazing Photos of the Los Angeles Floods in 1934

In a now-familiar Los Angeles story, late 1933 brush fires cleared the vegetation from the hills above the Montrose-La Crescenta section of Los Angeles County. When heavy rains arrived on New Year’s Eve 1934, the neighborhoods were flooded and lives lost. The Jan. 9, 1934, Los Angeles Times reported the death toll in Los AngelesContinue reading “19 Amazing Photos of the Los Angeles Floods in 1934”