Category Archives: 1885

Pages of History

  Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times I went to the city archives on Monday to see what I could find about the Oct. 1, 1910, bombing of The Times. There wasn’t too much (the Police Commission minutes … Continue reading

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Forgotten Voices and Songs of Old Los Angeles

 Photographs courtesy of the Southwest Museum Rosendo Uruchurtu (he was Basque, in case you're wondering) demonstrates recording an Edison cylinder, June 5, 1904. The forgotten voices and neglected songs of old California live at the Southwest Museum in several hundred … Continue reading

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