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From the Reference Desk: Movie Star’s Mother Dies in Car Crash

Here’s a lesson in what to do if you don’t have access to ProQuest. Stacia of She Blogged by Night had a question the other day about car a accident involving Vera Steadman, Al Christie and Marie Prevost’s Mother, Mrs. … Continue reading

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May 23, 1908

Hollywood gets a new church, above.  (At left, Hollywood Presbyterian today.) The northwest corner of 8th Street and Broadway (at right) sells for $234,000 ($5,144, 969.35 USD 2007) … Below left, sake is banned because it’s impure … The auction … Continue reading

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Nov. 18, 1957

 

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Fatal plunge

  Oct. 26, 1957 Los Angeles There are so many things we don’t about this case. We don’t know where Elizabeth Eigel Senigram was going. We don’t know where she had been. We don’t know if she had any relatives … Continue reading

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