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Vintage Photos: Celebrating The Fourth Of July In L.A. Since 1900

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Angelenos love the Fourth of July! We've rounded up photos dating all the way back to 1900 of some historic Independence Day celebrations. So hit the beach, wave those flags, light those sparklers, pack those picnics and deck your bike with sweet peas because that's the way we ring in the 4th.

Check out vintage photos from Venice Beach, Burbank, Boyle Heights, Lompoc, Bellflower, Downtown L.A. and more.