Alice Cooper and His Monster Family Hanging Out by the Pool at His Home in Los Angeles, 1975

American rock star Alice Cooper at his home with his girlfriend wearing a mask imitating The Creature from the Black Lagoon, the low-budget film which was re-released in 1975. The photographs were taken by Terry O’Neill in August 1975. The house burned down later that month, while he was away in New York. The womanContinue reading “Alice Cooper and His Monster Family Hanging Out by the Pool at His Home in Los Angeles, 1975”

37 Amazing Photos of Strangers Along Hollywood Boulevard During the Late 1960s to Early 1970s

For three years, between 1969 and 1972, Los Angeles photographer Dennis Feldman started documenting people walking up and down Hollywood Boulevard, where the rich and famous are immortalised with bronze stars embedded in the pavement. Visitors to this iconic street might have imagined glamour and glitz but instead found a seedy, rubbish-strewn and dangerous area.Continue reading “37 Amazing Photos of Strangers Along Hollywood Boulevard During the Late 1960s to Early 1970s”

Inside the Bradbury Building, the Oldest Commercial Building in Downtown Los Angeles

The Bradbury Building is an architectural landmark in downtown Los Angeles, California. Built in 1893, the five-story office building is best known for its extraordinary skylit atrium of access walkways, stairs and elevators, and their ornate ironwork. The building was commissioned by Los Angeles gold-mining millionaire Lewis L. Bradbury (1823 – 1892) and constructed byContinue reading “Inside the Bradbury Building, the Oldest Commercial Building in Downtown Los Angeles”

34 Vintage Photos of Joan Crawford’s Personal Life in the 1950s

Born Eve Cohen in 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American photojournalist Eve Arnold joined Magnum Photos agency in 1951, and became a full member in 1957. Over six weeks in 1948, Arnold learned photographic skills from Harper’s Bazaar art director Alexey Brodovitch at the New School for Social Research in Manhattan, and photographed many of theContinue reading “34 Vintage Photos of Joan Crawford’s Personal Life in the 1950s”

40 Wonderful Photos Show What Los Angeles Looked Like in the 1970s

Los Angeles, often referred to by its initials L.A., is a major city in the U.S. state of California. With a 2020 population of 3,898,747, it is the largest city in the state, as well as the second-largest city in the United States following New York City. Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate,Continue reading “40 Wonderful Photos Show What Los Angeles Looked Like in the 1970s”

Amazing Candid Photos of Drivers in Cars in Los Angeles During the 1970s

Mike Mandel grew up in the San Fernando Valley, and as an kid in the 1950s could walk just about everywhere he needed to go: to school, or later down the street to the open field to collect rocks or catch lizards. All of his friends lived on his block, so he didn’t think tooContinue reading “Amazing Candid Photos of Drivers in Cars in Los Angeles During the 1970s”

20 Wonderful Photographs of Barack Obama as a Freshman in 1980

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008Continue reading “20 Wonderful Photographs of Barack Obama as a Freshman in 1980”

37 Amazing Color Photos of Downtown Los Angeles During the 1940s

Los Angeles, often referred to by its initials L.A., is the largest city in California. With a 2020 population of 3,898,747 it is the second-largest city in the United States, following New York City. Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic and cultural diversity, Hollywood film industry and sprawling metropolitan area. The CityContinue reading “37 Amazing Color Photos of Downtown Los Angeles During the 1940s”

Los Angeles Oil Fields Boom: Pictures of Oil Derricks Looming Over California Beaches During the 1920s and 1930s

In the 1890s, the small town of Los Angeles (population 50,000) began a transformation driven by the discovery and drilling of some of the most productive oil fields in history. By 1930, California was producing nearly one quarter of the world’s oil output, and its population had grown to 1.2 million. In the decades thatContinue reading “Los Angeles Oil Fields Boom: Pictures of Oil Derricks Looming Over California Beaches During the 1920s and 1930s”

Adorable Photos of Baby Leonardo DiCaprio With His Mom and Dad in Los Angeles in 1975-76

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer. Known for his work in biopics and period films, he is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and three Golden Globe Awards. As of 2019, his films have grossed over $7.2 billion worldwide,Continue reading “Adorable Photos of Baby Leonardo DiCaprio With His Mom and Dad in Los Angeles in 1975-76”