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Larry Harnisch reflects on Los Angeles history

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Trial of Former Mayor's Aide to Begin, Feburary 7, 1939


It's a bit hard to tell from reference photographs, but I believe this is a
Lockheed Hudson being assembled in Burbank.
Trial of Joe Shaw, brother of recalled Mayor Frank Shaw, on 66 counts of altering public records.

Fire Department official says he collected $10,000 from men seeking jobs and promotions.

Retired dentist A.G. Tibbetts is the victim of the old "gold brick" fraud. Helen Ardelle and Percy Flumerfelt were charged with defrauding Tibbetts out of $2,000 to dig up a cache of gold in Mexico.

The brick, allegedly part of the Mexican gold and worth $7,000, was mostly copper and lead, with a value of 70 cents.   
Illinois Society plans Lincoln Day picnic.
Isn't this a great picture? This is the christening of the Seaboard Airline Railway's Silver Meteor for the New York World's Fair.
Chaplin finishes story for "The Dictators." Filming to begin in March.
Women's golf tournament at
Los Angeles Country Club.
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