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Photos give a glimpse into LAPD history

An archive of images spanning from the Prohibition era to Woodstock — which was once slated for destruction — exhibits the evolution of the city and policing.

By Andrew Blankstein
Los Angeles Times
Visit latimes.com to see some of the photographs the following article discusses

LOS ANGELES — A man lies on the tiled floor illuminated by the afternoon sun as blood streams from a head wound, out an open door and onto the sidewalk.

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