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Aug. 29, 1947: Headless Skeleton Found in Burlap Sack in Chantry Flats

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. The discovery by camper John Beener of 3743 E. 7th St. only became more puzzling. Investigation revealed that the deceased, an elderly woman about 5-foot-2, had … Continue reading

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May 22, 1908

Above left, looks like the sailors of the Great White Fleet left with a 19-year-old souvenir of Los Angeles. Her name is Olga Isle and she’s being sent back home after her cruise. Above, L.K. Lessley of Sierra Madre is … Continue reading

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