Yuma Land Rush in Los Angeles – 1910

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RUSH FOR LAND ON; SCORES IN LINE ALL NIGHT Yuma Homeseekers Camp Outside Doors of Auditorium READY FOR DRAWING Thousands Expected in Rush for Tract Opened by Government. LOS ANGELES HERALD March 1, 1910 — Yuma land seekers began to form a line in front of the Shrine Auditorium at 8 o’clock last evening, and […]

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1910 Los Angeles CA Postcard Winter in California Ladies on Porch

Los Angeles Postcards – 1910s

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Another brutal Los Angeles winter, c. 1910s. How they survived, I’ll never know.     A drinking diet postcard from the early 1910s.     https://bizarrela.com/store/bizarre-los-angele-collection-1910-california-honeymoon-coffee-tea-mug-surreal-goodness/ 2

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U.S. President William Howard Taft – 1911

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On October 16, 1911, U.S. President William Howard Taft arrived in Southern California for a whirlwind tour of Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Alhambra. The visit was not without drama. The McNamara brothers trial for the 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times building was about to begin. The high profile case required heightened security for […]

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