Spanish-Language Theater Handbills, Los Angeles, 9-10 January 1929

by Paul R. Spitzzeri When it comes to finding material on live theater in Los Angeles that catered to white English-language speakers during the early part of the 20th century, sources are abundant.  Programs, broadsides, and other material are not uncommon and newspaper resources are easy to find.  This is one of the many reflections... Continue Reading →

Housing Problems in Los Angeles, July 1913

by Paul R. Spitzzeri During periods of economic prosperity, especially in cities where migration is heavy, one of the many social problems that can arise is the question of the availability and affordability of adequate housing.  Today, in greater Los Angeles, the situation involves inventory supply, rising prices, gentrification, affordability, housing quality, and, for growing... Continue Reading →

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