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POLICE RADIO NETS BANDITS Pair Identified as Robbers of Pasadena Store Caught Nine Minutes and Thirty Seconds Later LOS ANGELES TIMES –PASADENA, November 17, 1930 –Success of the new police radio broadcasting system was further demonstrated today when two armed bandits who just held-up the MacMarr grocery store at 60 North Lake avenue were captured […]

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, […]