An account of auto dealer and media pioneer Don Lee’s multi-faceted career illuminates the automobilization of Los Angeles, changing trends of consumerism, city-shaping and suburbanization, communication and entertainment, and business practice, 1904-1934.
Don Lee and the Transformation of Los Angeles
Greg Fischer is a member of the Board of Directors of the Historical Society of Southern California. He operates LA1781, Inc., which offers lectures/tours on Los Angeles history. He has been active in civic affairs for years, serving on a number of councils, associations, and boards concerned with land-use planning, urban quality, transportation, and adaptive re-use. From 2002 to 2011 he worked as Planning and Transportation deputy for Councilwoman Jan Perry.
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Greg Fischer; Don Lee and the Transformation of Los Angeles. Southern California Quarterly 1 February 2014; 96 (1): 87–115. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2014.96.1.87
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