Tag Archives: 1906

Nov. 30, 2006: Architectural Rambling

Here’s the former Calvary Presbyterian Church in South Pasadena, now the Grace Brethren church. Note: This is an encore post. Nov. 30, 2006 Los Angeles I don’t think anyone who knows both of us will ever confuse me with Nathan … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Hale’s Tours Offer Virtual Reality in 1906

George C. Hale in the Salt Lake City Herald, Oct. 20, 1905.   Technology changes often move with the speed of lightning, upending life as it moves hurly burly into a brave new world. The early 1900s saw many new-fangled … Continue reading

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Mystery Photo – Historic L.A. Edition

L.A. Observed has reposted this image, which was posted by Michael Beschloss, who identifies it as Broadway as it looked about 1902.

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April 29, 1908

Above, make a fortune selling the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar! Below, The Times’ editorial on the poet’s death, published Feb. 11, 1906. Email me

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Detour to 1904

  Saturday’s New York Times features an article by Craig R. Whitney about the enormous pipe organ at Macy’s in Philadelphia, a massive instrument from the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair that was built in Los Angeles. And indeed, the … Continue reading

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