Tag Archives: Cemeteries

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Hollywood Cemetery Battles to Offer Place of Eternal Rest

  Hollywood Cemetery, the Los Angeles Herald, May 21, 1905. For over 115 years, Hollywood Cemetery, or what is now Hollywood Forever Cemetery, has offered a bucolic place of eternal rest for those finding their everlasting reward. The first constructed … Continue reading

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Angelina and Her Neighbors, Part 3

This is the third installment of Eve Golden’s cemetery photos. Angelina and Her Neighbors, Part 1 | Part 2

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Remembering Valentino

This is the 85th anniversary of Rudolph Valentino’s memorial service.  A program is planned at 12:10 p.m. Thursday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Here’s a look at the various “Ladies in Black” that I did when the blog was at latimes.com.

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Angelina and Her Neighbors, Part 2

Here’s another installment of Eve Golden’s photos from a recent trip to a local cemetery.

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Angelina and Her Neighbors

Photo: Angelina. Credit: All photos by Eve Golden. It will come as no surprise to you that I enjoy strolling through my local boneyard. I live near a lovely Italian Catholic cemetery in my East Coast town, and cut through … Continue reading

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July 14, 1908

Adjusted for inflation, the $15 refrigerator sold for $329.81 USD 2007, the $26 refrigerator was $571.66 USD 2007. abid socialist Joseph H.N. Longy writes threatening letters to Los Angeles businessmen, saying that he’ll burn down their homes unless they send … Continue reading

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June 6-7, 1908

Photograph by the U.S. Navy Four men are scalded to death and 10 are badly burned when a steam pipe bursts on  the Navy cruiser Tennessee during tests of ship’s top speed off Port Hueneme. The most seriously injured are … Continue reading

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March 14, 1908

Above, swell ties at Silverwood’s … Below, grieving parents say that shadows cast a portrait of their dead daughter on her tombstone at Beth Israel Cemetery in Boyle Heights … James A. Whitaker, founder of Buena Park, dies at his … Continue reading

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