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The Christmas message billboards 'War is Over if you want it' John and Yoko took out across the world in 1969 - this one is the one that was on Sunset Blvd.  "War is over! If you want it. Happy Christmas from John & Yoko". LENNON, John and Yoko Ono, "War Is Over" poster campaign, 15 December 1969.

A view of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s famous Vietnam antiwar billboard on the Sunset Strip, Los Angeles,CA.

We Can Do It! (Rosie the Riveter) by J. Howard Miller. Poster from AllPosters.com, $9.99

We Can Do It! (Rosie the Riveter)

// Patrizia Conde

superdames: “ May I present you the greatest line Stan Lee has ever written. —Menace words by Stan Lee, art by Russ Heath ”

Created by Los Angeles artist Stephen Glassman, Urban Air represents an initiative to transform billboard structures into living, breathing, air-cleaning bamboo gardens. With Urban Air, the billboards are stripped of their commercial facade and replaced with architectural planters filled with living bamboo.

Stephen Glassman transforms billboards into living suspended Bamboo gardens. Via Arrested Motion

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Bob Dylan & Joan Baez with protest sign, Protest Against The Rising Tide Of Conformity - Newark Airport, New Jersey, USA,

People walk across the frozen Mississippi River from East St. Louis to St. Louis on Feb. 12, 1936. The Municipal (later MacArthur) Bridge piers are in the background. (Lou Phillips, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

People crossing the frozen Mississippi River from East St. Louis on Feb. 1936 with the Municipal (later MacArthur) Bridge piers in the background. by Lou Phillips, Post-Dispatch

The Mocambo nightclub, Sunset Strip, 1957. Note Edith Piaf was the headliner!     c/o martinturnbull.wordpress.com

Mocambo – The Nightclub’s Nightclub.

Nagano Shigeichi (b. 1925) - An elderly couple on a pilgrmiage in mourning for their son killed in the war, Tokushima, Dainichiji temple, Japan 1956.

An elderly couple on a pilgrmiage in mourning for their son killed in the war, Tokushima, Dainichiji temple, Japan 1956 by Nagano Shigeichi

特攻兵器:人間魚雷「回天」人間爆弾「桜花」特攻艇「震洋」マルレ;鳥飼行博研究室

特攻兵器:人間魚雷「回天」人間爆弾「桜花」特攻艇「震洋」マルレ;鳥飼行博研究室

Tower Records on Sunset

Tower Records on Sunset Blvd. - many artists like Elton John, Prince, and Madonna performed and built their personal music collections at Tower. I spent endless hours in here and was so sad to see it closed down.

The Lost Tunnels of L.A...a Pacific Electric car destined for oblivion waits at the west portal to the subway on the line's last day of service, June, 19 1955.

A Pacific Electric car destined for oblivion waits at the west portal to the subway on the line's last day of service, June, 19 Courtesy of the Metro Transportation Library and Archive. Used under a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-SA

NYC: Meet us 5pm today at the U.S. Army Career Center Times Square. Please spread the word! #TransRightsAreHumanRights (Link in bio to the Facebook event.)

NYC: Meet us 5pm today at the U.S. Army Career Center Times Square. Please spread the word! #TransRightsAreHumanRights (Link in bio to the Facebook event.)

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