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Southern California Quarterly. 2018; 1003324–367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2018.100.3.324
Published: 01 August 2018
...Elsa Devienne In the 1940s and 1950s, at Santa Monica’s Muscle Beach, male and female acrobats and bodybuilders performed stunts and displayed muscular physiques. In 1958, in the aftermath of a sex crime panic, the site was closed. In the following decades a new “Muscle Beach” arose in...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2019; 1014430–460 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2019.101.4.430
Published: 01 November 2019
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Southern California Quarterly. 2016; 983297–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ucpsocal.2016.98.3.297
Published: 01 August 2016
... played a part in pre-war American farming communities. The Nisei (second generation; American-born) were solid, muscular men whose physical builds were unassuming. The average height was 5 feet 4 inches, average weight, 125 pounds; neck size 13 ½ inches; sleeves, 27 inches; trousers, 26-inch waists and...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1992; 743310–312 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41171639
Published: 01 October 1992
... trends. Whatever the California Dream is, it seems clear that it has often existed 310 side-by-side or glued to expectations of wealth and success in the compet- itive realm of muscular industrial capitalism. As such, the dream must have as its companionate shadow the dashed hopes of cyclical, inevitable...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1990; 722194–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41171528
Published: 01 July 1990
... of carbon monoxide poisoning as the fleet of gasoline powered "muck trucks" poured heavy fumes into close and poorly ventilated work areas. At times the dust and smoke obscured the strong artificial lights. Headaches, nausea, and muscular weakness were just three of the problems that prompted 48...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1989; 714287–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41171452
Published: 01 December 1989
... the world.12 In 1871 the Los Angeles Star gloried in the apparent apathy that had developed among Angelenos for prize fighting. It re- ported that "two muscular specimens of Christianity spent the Sabbath last Sunday. . .stripped to the waist and showing their 'science' behind a restaurant on...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1988; 704415–426 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41171337
Published: 01 December 1988
... unfamiliar town, Porter went looking for a drumming ig. He found one when he replaced the crazy scat singer Leo Watson in the Spirits of Rhythm. With Porter's muscular drumming, the Spirits garnered a following among white afficionados and frequently played Major Kayes', on Cahuenga Boulevard, then...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1975; 574422–423 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41170626
Published: 01 December 1975
... Cucapa. By Anita Alvarez de Williams. (Los Angeles: Dawsons Book Shop, 1975. 161 pp. $15.00) Baja California Travels Series 34. Reviewed by Harwood P. Hinton. The Cucapá (Cocopah) Indians have long been residents of the Colorado River delta. Described by Spanish explorers as dark, muscular people who...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1975; 574423–424 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41170627
Published: 01 December 1975
... dark, muscular people who wore pendents in their noses and ears, these Indians lived in straw villages near the west bank of the river and subsisted on corn, beans, and squash. They were a numerous people in the early days, with a population estimated at over 3,000, but continuing warfare with...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1977; 592185–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41170701
Published: 01 July 1977
... quadrupled in size, as well as transfigured itself, by finally acknowledging the industrial revolution. More importantly, it was not simply big, but, despite a pronounced fratricidal ten- dency, it was muscular, aggressive, and self-confident. Most im- portantly, it was possessed of new legal rights, and had...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1976; 58145–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41170637
Published: 01 April 1976
... largely drawn from "the rude and muscular anks of society." This writer speculated that "a natural stupidity approaching to hebetude, slides more easily out of the control of reason than a more positive mental endowment." 33 This same view was repeated a few years later by another author who noted that...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1966; 482212–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41170017
Published: 01 June 1966
... Talisman Press, 1965. 380 pp. $8.50.) Re- viewed by John E. Sunder. Caleb Greenwood was a tall, muscular, illiterate "lesser mountain man" California Iran guide and part-time warrior, who scurried in and out 01 the pages of Western American history for eighty-seven years. Although Greenwood was out of...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1966; 482213–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41170018
Published: 01 June 1966
...: Trapper, Pathfinder, and Early Pioneer. By Charles Kelly and Dale L. Morgan. (Revised edition; Georgetown, California: The Talisman Press, 1965. 380 pp. $8.50.) Re- viewed by John E. Sunder. Caleb Greenwood was a tall, muscular, illiterate "lesser mountain man" California Iran guide and part-time warrior...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1959; 412117–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41169380
Published: 01 June 1959
... and an overhanging one with a row of electric lights playing full upon the painting in the center. The figures were life-size, Delilah being "a magnificent type of Hebrew beauty," while Samson's figure exhibited "fine muscular development." Delilah is represented as seated upon an 118 Art in Los...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1955; 374291–296 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41168553
Published: 01 December 1955
... in the surf, with a line 60 or 80 feet long. Will has lines and bait for those who want them. Most of the boats were engaged, and every facility was offered those who wished to try their skill upon the briny deep, and I was amused at the amount of muscular force used by some of my friends in their un...
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Southern California Quarterly. 1938; 203119–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41166265
Published: 01 September 1938
... The Aleuts of the 1830's were described as being of medium stat- ure, strong and square built with muscular arms and legs. Their necks were short, shoulders broad. They had a ruddy complexion, inclin- ing to a brownish ue. They had little or no beard and their hair was long and glossy black. Their...