Chronicles of Old Los Angeles

Chronicles of Old Los Angeles

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There's more to Los Angeles than lights, camera, action; discover the city yourself with six guided walking/driving tours of LA's historic neighborhoods, illustrated with color photographs and period maps. From the city's early days marked by missionaries, robber barons, orange groves, and oil wells to the invention of the movie camera, Chronicles of Old Los Angeles explains how the Wild West became the Left Coast, and how Alta California became the 31st state. Learn how ethnic waves built Los Angelesa€”from Native Americans to Spaniards, Latinos, Chinese, Japanese, and all the characters that crowded into California during the Gold Rusha€”and learn about the gangsters, surfers, architects, and Hollywood pioneers who brought fame to the City of the Angels.Prices fell so fast on the New York Stock Exchange that it closed early and didna#39;t reopen for 10 days! Credit dried up. Huntingtona#39;s brokers went bankrupt. Not Huntington. The worlda#39;s loss was his gain. The Big Four were robber barons, ownersanbsp;...

Title:Chronicles of Old Los Angeles
Author:James Roman
Publisher:Museyon - 2015-03-01


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