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William Mulholland began flooding the meadowlands of Ivanhoe Canyon in November 1907.
The incredible story of L.A.'s famous evangelical priest, Aimee Semple McPherson.
L.A. is the golden home of America’s queer rights movement, the site of several uprisings and protests that predate New York's historic Stonewall riots.
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Oil extraction is still big business in the Southland, but today locating signs of the industry can require a careful eye. Wells hide in plain sight as office buildings or masquerade offshore as tropical islands.
But the wells were not always so clandestine.
Why did the film industry choose to locate in Los Angeles? Thank the weather – as well as the city's open-shop, anti-union labor policies. #LostLA
Master plans called for a freeway through West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. #LostLA
Congratulations to Los Angeles historian Josh Kun!
Mark your calendar and join us for our annual daylong celebration of #LAhistory. Free and open to the public.
Wilshire Blvd. of the 1970s, as seen through the Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library.
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