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Oct. 26, 1907: Women Clean Clothes With Gasoline, Die After Explosion and Fire

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Oct. 26, 1907 Los Angeles Two women in the West Adams District were badly burned and expected to die after a bowl of gasoline they were using to clean a soiled dress … Continue reading

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June 28, 1958

Is there oil under Bunker Hill? What an interesting idea, especially now.     

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Gas prices

Nov. 22, 1957Los Angeles The statements in this ad may all sound remarkably familiar. In case you young people are wondering what’s going on in this picture: Once upon a time there were service station attendants who pumped the gas … Continue reading

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