Tag Archives: #nightclubs

Found on EBay – Florentine Gardens

This souvenir photograph from the Florentine Gardens has been listed on EBay. Most of these pictures come in a cardboard holder that’s stamped with a date. This one isn’t marked, oddly enough, but a comparison with my reference file indicates … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

  Jan. 30, 1937: Leroy Broomfield and Aurora Greeley perform at the Ubangi Club. [Update: This is Aurora Greeley, and if you have never heard of her, you have lots of company.] Here’s a Witzel photo that truly is a … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – Earl Carroll’s Nightclub

This photo of some young guys having a good time at Earl Carroll’s on Aug. 7, 1943, has been listed on EBay. Bidding starts at $19.95.

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Pioneering African American Attorney Walter L. Gordon Jr. Honored

Walter L. Gordon Jr., left, and Judge William C. Beverly Jr. This week, the UCLA library honored the 103rd birthday Walter L. Gordon Jr., one of the pioneering African American attorneys in Los Angeles. Judge William C. Beverly Jr. was … Continue reading

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