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Publication by Pacific States Life Insurance Company, probably early 1930's: Short history of Los Angeles and advent of Hollywood. Photo features the company 1929 building, home today of AMDA American Musical and Dramatic Academy, also known as the Yucca Vine Tower or Mountain States Life Building at 6301 Yucca Street. Carroll L Evans started his career 1929 as a realtor and insurance agent nearby in historic central Hollywood.
My Home: an Anecdotal History of Eagle Rock by Francis J. Johnston
Part 1 (14 MB pdf)
Part 2 (17 MB pdf)
Found in CLE office files. No record of how we acquired this manuscript. Was apparently publilshed first in series, perhaps by a local newspaper. Final pages refer to its compilation as a 'booklet' sometime after 1948. We hope that the Eagle Rock Historical Society has archived a copy of that finished publication.
More anecdotes about Eagle Rock natural water sources before annexation to the city of Los Angeles.