Brand Library

Haunted: El Miradero – Brand Library – Glendale

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Allegedly haunted: Brand Library located at 1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201-1209. SOMETHING GHOSTLY THIS WAY COMES By Nancy Garza Copyright: Glendale News Press, October 30, 1993 (Reprinted for integrity sake.) It was a dark, moonless night. Everyone had left Brand Library hours ago. Everyone, that is, except Joe. Joseph Fuchs, Library Services Administrator, […]

McKinley visit 1901 Main Street

Los Angeles – southern california photos – 1900 – 1909

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Above photo: Main Street, looking north from around 6th Street. Photo was taken on May 8, 1901, the day U.S. President William McKinley visited Los Angeles.   The Los Angeles High School football team, circa 1899-1900. According to the Los Angeles Times, the high school occasionally played colleges and universities to fill its season. For instance, […]

Glendale’s former American Nazi Party Headquarters

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Here is a notorious house in Glendale’s history. Its address is 823 E. Colorado Street. In 1964-65, it briefly became the American Nazi Party’s western headquarters after American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell made the announcement that its new Glendale branch was now a “center of resistance to communism, Zionism and race mixing.” The […]