On This Day: A Celebration Dinner for the Tweedy Park Subdivision, South Gate, 9 June 1924

by Paul R. Spitzzeri The first years of the 1920s included another one of those major development booms that characterized the growth of greater Los Angeles from the late 1860s onward.  During the early part that decade, there was major development in downtown Los Angeles' commercial and industrial districts, while suburban growth spread in all... Continue Reading →

The Budding Genealogist and Historian: Journal Notes of Thomas W. Temple II, 8-9 January 1930

by Paul R. Spitzzeri From the time that revenues began to accrue from the royalties derived at the Temple family's oil wells at Montebello in June 1917 and from other sources for the next thirteen years, Walter P. Temple invested significantly in the education of his four surviving children: Thomas, Agnes, Walter, Jr, and Edgar.... Continue Reading →

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