If long lines didn’t keep you from voting today, know that your comrades of yesteryear were also undeterred. LA’s photo archives contain plenty of old images of Angelenos on Election Day, and what we found was evidence of tenacious voters exercising their rights in earnest.
One captures a woman turning in a ballot in a hospital gown; she had given birth then voted—on the same day. In another, a nonagenarian, photographed in 1962, proclaims he’s been voting since before the turn of the 20th century.
See these and other Election Day photos below. And go vote.