Thank-you card from Diana, a Santa Isabel Elementary School student, to the Mothers of East Los Angeles for a donation of books. Juana Beatriz Gutiérrez Mothers of East Los Angeles (MELA) Collection. Latino Archives.
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"Nava de Nava 26," 1980. In April, 1980 Julian Nava became the first Mexican-American appointed U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. Born and raised in East Los Angeles, Nava went on to have a distinguished career as professor of history at California State University, Northridge and member of the Los Angeles Board of Education. Julian Nava Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Archives.
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Typewritten letter from J. B. Lippincott to William Mulholland, regarding obtaining water supply for the city of Los Angeles from the Owens Valley, 1 June 1905. Catherine Mulholland Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles Digital Collection.
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Weighing Our State's Water Development on the Scale of Common Sense, ca. 1958. A graphic repesentation of water waste and state budget allocations vs. water need for Southern California. Feather River Project Association Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.
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John Steven and Ida Lubrecht McGroarty, circa 1915. John Steven McGroarty was Poet Laureate of the State of California 1933-1934, and represented Los Angeles in the US House of Representatives from 1935 to 1939. He authored the Mission Play, which romanticized McGroarty's former home in the Verdugo Hills. The McGroarty's Tujunga home now houses the McGroarty Arts Center, part of the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Performers at the Pacific Town Club, 1954. The Pacific Town Club was an African American men's social club located at the intersection of Adams Blvd. and Montclair Ave. in Los Angeles. Henry Adams Collection. Institute for Arts and Media Photographs.
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Elect Dr. Julian Nava handout. In 1966 a coalition was formed with its goal the election of the first Mexican-American to the Los Angeles Board of Education. This handbill from the 1967 election gives Nava's platform as well as the names of those individuals and organizations that supported him. Julian Nava Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
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The Chosen Valley of the Little Landers, Los Angeles Evening Express, May 3, 1913. William E. Smythe started the movement known as "Little Lands." This advertisement beckons prospective colony members with inexpensive quarter-acre plots, soft water, "high social and intellectual life" and all the enticements of country living. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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In 1978, ten years after the East Los Angeles Student Walkouts (also known as the "Blowouts"), Frank del Olmo interviewed key participants to see if they thought things had changed a decade later. This page of one of his many notebooks from this time reads "Gotten lot of concessions but hard for me to call it complete victory…" Frank del Olmo Papers.
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Photograph of a pack of mules hauling bags of cement for construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Caption on reverse reads "hauling cement to mixer north end Deadman syphen [sic]." Catherine Mulholland Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.
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Photograph of the "North Port Crew," workmen digging a tunnel for construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, ca. 1908. Catherine Mulholland Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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It is estimated that over 30,000 people showed up at the opening of the Los Angeles Aqueduct on November 5, 1913. They came to watch the Owens Valley water cascade into the resevoir. The caption of this picture was that the automobile was "here to stay" in the San Fernando Valley. You can make out some horse and buggies to the rear of the image. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Opening Day of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, November 5, 1913. It is estimated that over 30,000 people showed up at the opening of the Los Angeles Aqueduct on November 5, 1913. They came to watch the Owens Valley water cascade into the resevoir. The caption of this picture was that the automobile was "here to stay" in the San Fernando Valley. You can make out some horse and buggies to the rear of the image. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Story outlines by famous authors. The organic process of writing out your thoughts and outlines is beneficial beyond what's left on paper, it is the space it leaves in your mind for new thought.
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Norman Mailer’s character timeline for Harlot’s Ghost. (See, I'm not crazy)
Norman Mailer’s character timeline for "Harlot’s Ghost."
Famous Authors' Outlines
I like this quote. I'm not old (yet) but there is this sense of urgency; like if you are not a wunderkind, there's no point in trying. But then I saw how that 80+-year-old man won an award for his first screenplay a year or two ago, and anytime I feel discouraged I remember him (if not his name, at the moment).
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Quotable - Elizabeth Gilbert - Writers Write Creative Blog. writers. writing. quotes. advice. wisdom. life lessons. I soak up most every word Elizabeth says about writing. Her Ted Talks are awesome, too! She actually laughed at one of my jokes about writing!
Writing is not like dancing or modeling; it's not something where-if you missed it by age 19-you're finished. It's never too late. Your writing will only get better as you get older and wiser. If you write something beautiful and important, and the right person somehow discovers it, they will clear room for you on the bookshelves of the world-at any age. At least try. -Elizabeth Gilbert writers-write-creative-blog.posthaven.com
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