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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Sada Cowan, Screenwriting Pioneer

Sada Cowan and writing partner Howard Higgin in 1925, Exhibitors Herald. Women made an integral contribution to the early silent film industry in all areas, both behind and in front of the camera. Without their presence, the field could not … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Gladys Rosson, DeMille’s Right-Hand Woman

Gladys Rosson in the Salt Lake City Tribune, 1940. Larger than life film director Cecil B. DeMille surrounded himself with intelligent, strong women at home and work to keep his empire running. Impressed with his mother’s thoughtfulness and drive, a … Continue reading

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July 2, 1908

er name was Fanny (or Fannie) and she had everything a young wife could want, at least according to her husband, Walter F.W. Stock, a grading contractor from Long Beach. The Stocks enjoyed a happy home and had two children. … Continue reading

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April 12, 1908

Who do you suppose is lounging in this hammock? Certainly not the poor lady doing the housework, below. This article isn't terribly legible, but the housekeeping tips are worth the eyestrain. I'm not sure I'll be hanging my Kasmhiri Kashans … Continue reading

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March 26, 1908

Above, Joseph H. Maulhard becomes the first firefighter to be buried in the Firemen’s Relief Assn. plot at Inglewood Park Cemetery. Unfortunately, I can’t find any information about whether his death was related to his job or some other cause. … Continue reading

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March 23, 1958

Uppity womenfolk who don’t know their place are destroying the American home, according to Dr. Arthur Mandy. Click on the thumbnail to read the entire story and find out why it’s their own fault if women are "frigid." Below, the … Continue reading

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