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Education or Indoctrination?: Conservative Female Activism in the Los Angeles Public Schools

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on a series of educational battles in the early 1950s that reveal the step-by-step process of how political ideas germinated in the fabric of women's everyday lives. Starting ... More


To Mount Wilson

in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0024
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes a tour to Mount Wilson which takes the following route: South Pasadena–Pasadena–Flintridge–La Canada–Mount Wilson 27.9 m; Fair Oaks Ave., Atlanta St., Arroyo Dr., La Canada–Verdugo ... More


The Only Difference between Pasadena and Mississippi Is the Way They’re Spelled: Swimming in Southern California

Lynn M. Hudson

in West of Jim Crow: The Fight against California's Color Line

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043345
eISBN:
9780252052224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043345.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter centers on the work of Ruby McKnight Williams, Edna Griffin, and other southern Californians who fought racial restrictions. Williams and her allies in the NAACP touched a nerve in the ... More


Epilogue: Remembering (and Forgetting) Jim Crow

Lynn M. Hudson

in West of Jim Crow: The Fight against California's Color Line

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043345
eISBN:
9780252052224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043345.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This last section considers Pasadena’s groundbreaking resistance to Brown v. Board of Education, circling back to the book’s overall argument that California was an innovator of methods to restrict ... More


Pasadena

in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Pasadena, a quiet and conservative residential city, lies 10 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains which stand like a great Spanish comb behind it. ... More


Popular Cinema and Conceptualizing Class and Social Change

Malek Khouri

in The Arab National Project in Youssef Chahine's Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163548
eISBN:
9781617970153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163548.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chahine made twelve films in the 1950s. Chahine's cinema never adopted a dogmatic stand on the issues of class and class divisions; rather, it acknowledged the common areas of interest among people ... More


From the Lexington Stage to a New York Park Bench

Joseph B. Atkins

in Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This wide-ranging chapter follows Harry Dean Stanton in his first years after military service. He returned to Lexington, Kentucky, and enrolled at the University of Kentucky, eventually making his ... More


The Anaheim Hoofer

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the early life of Charles Walters from his childhood in Anaheim, California, to his early professional endeavours as a young adult. It discusses his introduction to dance, the ... More


“This Theory Hadn't Made Much of a Stir, So Now, What Was I to Do?”

Thomas Söderqvist

in Science as Autobiography: The Troubled Life of Niels Jern

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094411
eISBN:
9780300128710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094411.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on Niels Jerne's departure from Pasadena. Students, visiting researchers, and staff wrote their goodbyes. “Have a miserable trip; I hate you (but love Adda),” wrote George ... More


Advise and Consent

in Nixon at the Movies: A Book about Belief

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226239682
eISBN:
9780226239705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239705.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Pasadena, with its Tournament of Roses and Greene & Greene houses became a cynosure for gracious living in the basin. In San Gabriel, George Smith Patton, the scion of a prominent Virginia military ... More


The final years: Travel and tributes

A. J. Kox and H. F. Schatz

in A Living Work of Art: The Life and Science of Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198870500
eISBN:
9780191912825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870500.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Chapter 12 deals with Lorentz’s final years as a renowned physicist who traveled extensively. It describes the festivities around the golden anniversary of his doctorate and his seventieth birthday ... More


“Calitopia”: New Models for Cities

Peter J. Holliday

in American Arcadia: California and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190256517
eISBN:
9780190256548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256517.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines how the classicizing Beaux-Arts architecture at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago inspired Southland communities to fashion civic identities. California civic ... More


The Gateway to the Planets

Fred Taylor

in Exploring the Planets: A Memoir

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199671595
eISBN:
9780191819650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671595.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

After graduating from Oxford University with a doctorate, the author had job offers from British Aerospace, the European Space Agency, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. ... More


The Hi-De-Ho Man 1971–1994

Alyn Shipton

in Hi-de-ho: The Life of Cab Calloway

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195141535
eISBN:
9780190268398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195141535.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes Cab Calloway's solo career from 1974 until 1978. In the 1970s, he joined forces with Anita O'Day, Ray Eberle's orchestra, and a jazz group led by Ray McKinley at Pasadena Civic ... More


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