Tag Archives: Little Tokyo

Black Dahlia: 6 Reasons Dr. George Hodel Didn’t Kill Elizabeth Short — No. 4 Clinic Served Poor Blacks of Bronzeville

Los Angeles, May 25, 1944: At a Shinto shrine near City Hall, Los Angeles Mayor Fletcher Bowron, second from left, Dr. George M. Uhl and Nicola Giulli of the city housing authority talk to black residents of Bronzeville.┬áCourtesy of the … Continue reading

Posted in 1947, Black Dahlia, Cold Cases, Crime and Courts, Downtown, Homicide, LAPD, Medicine, Television, World War II | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Black L.A., 1947: Robberies of Merchants Raise Racial Tensions in Little Tokyo/Bronzeville

March 6, 1947: North American Aviation had a male choir called the Navioneers that performed at Second AME church at 43rd Street and San Pedro Place. On the editorial page, the Sentinel seeks to defuse racial tensions in Little Tokyo … Continue reading

Posted in 1947, African Americans, Crime and Courts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nuestro Pueblo

The 400 block of Jackson Street no longer exists. It’s in the middle of this complex, as shown on Google Earth: I found something really wonderful in researching the temple: A 1950 Sanborn map with an overlay of Little Tokyo … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown, Nuestro Pueblo | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Raymond bombing

  Feb. 4, 1938Los Angeles Dist. Atty. Buron Fitt investigates charges that Los Angeles city and county officials are being bribed to protect gambling in "Little Tokio" … The city’s first "skyscraper" at Court and New High Street is torn … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Matt Weinstock

July 22, 1957 This is to report that a distressing situation has arisen in MacWestlake Park. Certain pigeons–just a few of the hundreds in the park, mind you–have adopted a decidedly unmilitary attitude toward the recently dedicated statue of the … Continue reading

Posted in Columnists, Downtown, Food and Drink, Matt Weinstock | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment