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California History (2021) 98 (2): 50–73.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Maxwell Johnson In the 1920s and early 1930s, Robert P. Shuler, head of Trinity Methodist Church, rose to fame in Los Angeles as a tireless evangelical muckraker. Shuler, via Bob Shuler’s Magazine and his popular radio station KGEF, charged that many powerful Angelenos were involved in various vice...
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California History (2020) 97 (3): 3–36.
Published: 01 August 2020
... San Francisco Los Angeles Sacramento Oakland DIANE M. T. NORTH California and the 1918 1920 Influenza Pandemic ABSTRACT The 1918 1920 influenza pandemic remains the deadliest influenza pandemic in recorded his- tory. It started in the midst of World War I and killed an estimated 50 100 million...
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California History (2020) 97 (2): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Jorge N. Leal This essay examines how maps created by Latina/o youth created “ephemeral forums,” improvised ad hoc spaces that served as music venues in 1990s South Los Angeles. The maps included on “Rock en Español ” event flyers demonstrate how Latinx youth envisioned Los Angeles and proclaimed...
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California History (2018) 95 (1): 25–53.
Published: 01 February 2018
... misrepresentation. The purpose of this article is to shed light on that Nazi past, based mainly on documents from the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, Community Relations Committee Collection, and based as well on film footage of the League's 1936 German Day celebration at the park. © 2018 by the...
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California History (2017) 94 (1): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Steve Graves Officer Involved Shootings Crime Los Angeles © 2017 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions...
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California History (2016) 93 (3): 75–91.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Simon J. Judkins During the late 1930s Los Angeles' public sphere was radically transformed through the actions of a little known citizens' organization which created and deployed a sophisticated surveillance apparatus to pursue reform of the city government. That group—CIVIC—labored to convince...
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California History (2016) 93 (3): 52–74.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Laura Dominguez The evolution and construction of cultural identity and memory in unincorporated East Los Angeles, both in scholarship and the popular imagination, establishes a critical framework for understanding changing relationships between communities of color and the broader historic...
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California History (2016) 93 (2): 17–30.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Eric Stewart Beginning in the 1880s, transportation innovations allowed the City of Los Angeles to expand past natural barriers and develop the vast land beyond the city's core. The cable car and the electric trolley aided the expression of a Victorian residential ideal and urban aesthetic imported...
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California History (2015) 92 (4): 24–47.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Clay Stalls The Centinela Land Company of Daniel Freeman and Francis Pliny Fisk Temple and other prominent Los Angeles businessmen demonstrates the practices and philosophy of land speculation that fueled the city's growth during the Gilded Age. Furthermore, the company's history also demonstrates...
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California History (2014) 91 (4): 67–68.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Shelly Kale In 1932–33, the German geologist and urban geographer Anton Wagner conducted a “geographical investigation” of Los Angeles. Wagner had become interested in Los Angeles in 1925–26, when a visit provided a firsthand view of the city’s rapid development following World War I. Now, on this...