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Homeless Sleep in All-Night Theaters!

June 5, 2009 |  8:00 am
 June 5, 1939, Norda Noll
"Norda Noll Slain"

June 5, 1939, Nuestro Pueblo

The Lugo Adobe on Gage Avenue.

June 5, 1939, Flopping in an All Night Movie Theater

The Police Commission wanted to close all-night theaters but the council rejected the action amid debate over whether the city, county or state should care for the homeless who would be displaced. Yes, the homeless of skid row were an issue 70 years ago.
June 5, 1939, Cover
Hitler accuses France and Britain of "encirclement."  View this page

June 5, 1939, Hitler

June 5, 1939, USC Graduation

USC commencement exercises at the Coliseum.

June 5, 1939, Rattlesnake James

"Rattlesnake" James, the last man to be hanged in California.

June 5, 1939, Jews
Jewish refugees to the Philippines?

June 5, 1939, B-Girls

Authorities try to regulate the B-Girls on Main Street.

June 5, 1939, Woodcarver

David Villasenor teaches woodcarving to at-risk youths.

June 5, 1939, Pepsi

"Harlem Comes to Hollywood." 

June 5, 1939, Rex Gambling Ship

Another full-page ad for the Rex. Tony Cornero certainly took out lots of full-page ads in The Times. Evidently we didn't have a problem with offshore gambling.

June 5, 1939, Stupid Letters

When writing letters was an art.

June 5, 1939, Sermons

The Rev. Bruce Brown could be making a rebuttal to the saying that ministers should preach with a Bible in one hand and a newspaper in the other. 

June 5, 1939, Gurden

Officer Wilmont Wilson and the Rev. Bernard F. Gurden, a pastor at Angelus Temple, die.

June 5, 1939, Robbery

Bess Keeney is attacked while waiting for a streetcar at Jefferson and Vermont.
June 5, 1939, Duesenberg

Duesenbergs for sale!

June 5, 1939, Boxing

Boxers Tony Galento, left, Max Baer and Lou Nova clown for the camera.

June 5, 1939, Lee Side

Literature and art by Lee Shippey.

June 5, 1939, Beauty Mask
June 5, 1939, Rebecca

Casting for "Rebecca."

June 5, 1939, Sex Criminals

The Times opposes parole for sex criminals.
June 5, 1939, Arrid

June 5, 1939, Sports
Bill Henry takes a look at Hollywood Park's revenues. View this page

June 5, 1939, Comics
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June 5, 1939, Sun Never Sets

"The Sun Never Sets" with "For Love or Money" or "Code of the Streets."
"Warm Blooded Men! Desperate Women!