Tag Archives: Roosevelt

July 9, 1938

Above, President Roosevelt, who will be arriving at Union Station in Los Angeles on July 16, 1938. I hope I can find some Times photos of his visit. r. Roy L. Smith, chairman of the Federation for Civic Betterment and … Continue reading

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Republican National Convention

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June 15, 1908

  et’s take a brief survey. One question: How much interest is there in reading stories from the Republican National Convention of 1908? The Times sent two veterans to cover the gathering in Chicago: George W. Burton, above, a longtime … Continue reading

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March 24, 1938

Above, the dazzling hands of Los Angeles visitor Albert Tangora, who can type 141 words a minute for an hour, The Times says. Tangora, the world’s champion typist, was married in Los Angeles in 1926 to the former Dorothy Lane, … Continue reading

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Raymond bombing

  An attorney for two LAPD officers charges that Assembly Speaker William Moseley Jones is exploiting the state vice inquiry to bolster his campaign for attorney general  … Diplomatic repercussions over a  sentry slapping a U.S. envoy in Nanking …  … Continue reading

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