Life in Los Angeles in the 1930s

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Downtown Los Angeles 1930

Life in Los Angeles in the 1930s Above photo: Downtown Los Angeles in 1930.   The corner of Temple and Broadway, circa 1930.   Howe’s “At the Sign of the Indian” Complete Motor Service, located at 7456 Melrose Avenue, circa 1930. Proprietor: Leon D. Howe. (Photo: LAPL 00057621)   The Umbrella Service Station, General Petroleum […]

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Mary Pickford – photos and quotes

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Mary Pickford

“We were pioneers in a brand-new medium. Everything’s fun when you’re young.” — Mary Pickford “In the Valentine Stock Company when she was five years old, the man who owned the company asked to have her for a part he had in mind. He said, ‘I think you could do it, Mary,’ and Mary said, […]