Top photo: The apartment building at 636 S. Dunsmuir Avenue in 1962 Bottom photo: The same building today. Date of completion: 1931.
Newsflash from the Past: THE OGDEN STANDARD. Nov. 3, 1911. Los Angeles – The first woman jury in Southern California has returned a verdict and it is “not guilty.” Twelve women of Watts, a suburb, sat patiently yesterday and listened to many witnesses testify for and against A.A. King, editor of the Watts News, who […]
Los Angeles. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by Kuchel & Dresel, in the Clerk’s Office of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Cal. Los Angeles as it appeared in Vol. 5 of the quarto edition of the Pacific Railroad Reports in 1855. The Los Angeles City […]
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 […]