Tag Archives: B-girls

1939: B-Girls Busy on Skid Row Despite Ban

B-GIRLS BUSY ON SKID ROW DESPITE BAN Equalization Board’s Orders, City Police and Exposes Fail to Curb Honky-Tonks Note: This is a post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. Yesterday, Examiner reporters again visited the liquor establishments to … Continue reading

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Georgette Bauerdorf, an Unsolved Murder, Part 26

We don’t know much about the man who killed Georgette Bauerdorf, but let’s see what we can infer. The way he killed her was quite unusual (more about that later) and his behavior after the killing was also somewhat unusual. … Continue reading

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Thursdays @ The Globe

We had a nice turnout yesterday for the Thursdays at the Globe discussion of the downtown renaissance and vintage crime. Several guests were longtime Angelenos and shared their recollections of the city’s history, including the architecture, the streetcars and the … Continue reading

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