Category Archives: 1880

Rediscovering Los Angeles — The Hopperstead House

Jan. 27, 1936: Times artist Charles Owens and columnist Timothy Turner visit the Hopperstead home, which was built at Hill and Court streets in 1880. When Turner wrote this column, family members were still living in a portion of the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mack Sennett!

Mary Mallory notes that today is Mack Sennett’s birthday. Read Mary’s post on Sennett here.

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Found on EBay – 1880 History of Los Angeles County

A copy of the 1959 reprint of the 1880 “History of Los Angeles County” has been listed on EBay. The book was compiled over five months from newspapers, books, magazines public records and interviews, producing “three large grain sacks” filled … Continue reading

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Main Street Revisited

I picked up “A Southern California Album: Selected Photographs, 1880-1900” at the Last Bookstore the other day and was pleased to discover a number of pictures by C.C. Pierce, including this shot of Main Street looking south from 3rd Street … Continue reading

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