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Black L.A., 1947: 126 Men, 3 Women Arrested in Raid on ‘Wild Stag Party’

The former La Vada Apartments, site of a stag party in 1947, via Google Street View. April 10, 1947: Police raided the ballroom of the La Vada Apartments, 249 E. Vernon, arresting 126 men who had paid $1 for admission … Continue reading

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