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Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, April 15, 1941

April 15, 2011 | 11:36 am

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April 15, 1941: Lee Shippey writes about the restoration of the Don Ignacio de Palomares house as a WPA project to help celebrate the centennial of the Rancho Santa Anita grant to Don Hugo Reid. "Why can't we get some of the historical buildings we still posses in Los Angeles restored that way? Is it because very few Angelenos care anything about our city's own history, and only Christine Sterling is ready to get out and fight for it?"

to send in any more suggested names for loyal Japanese born here, Tom Treanor says.

"A new batch has just come in and I was comparing it with suggestions to see if they were duplicated.

"All the ideas were quite good, Japyanks, Lajas, Amborn, Amerinese, Japusas, etc. But it did seem to me that maybe we'd better give the whole thing up. It will be simpler, after all, to use the word Nisei, which the Japanese have in their own language. The original objection was that hardly anyone knows what it means and it might be confused with Nazi.

“Even so, I think it's simpler than calling them Japusas or Lajas or something like that."

“Boris Karloff is giving New Yorkers a gasp, wheeling his baby carriage, baby inclosed,” down Fifth Avenoo, Jimmie Fidler says.

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