The Daily Mirror

Los Angeles history

« Previous Post | The Daily Mirror Home | Next Post »

Feb. 24, 1908

February 24, 2008 |  6:20 am

1908_0224_paparazzi

Above, the first paparazzi ... With a headline in dialect, no less ... Below, a nighttime intruder doesn't suspect the woman of the home sleeps with a .32 under her pillow ... 19 African Americans are arrested in a raid on a "disorderly house" at 3rd and Alameda ... The man who ran the cigar stand at 5th and Wall streets kills himself after writing a note that says "bury me as cheaply as possible and don't make any fuss about the funeral" ... An African American narrowly avoids a lynching after allegedly shooting the police chief of Fayetteville, N.C. ... And the Santa Fe railroad advertises trips to Coronado.

 


1908_0224_page

Email me

Comments 

Advertisement










Video