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Entries Tagged as 'History'

Arnold’s auction will offer restaurant equipment, pieces of Bixby history

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, History

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer That famous Bixby Knolls icon, Arnold’s Family Restaurant, closed its doors forever on the evening of May 10. Painful as that decision was, now owner Mike Johnson is eager to put the past behind him. One way he hopes to do so is to sell off all the equipment, furniture, […]

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Public invited to learn about legacy of Tuskegee Airmen

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments · History

The public is invited to a presentation about the experiences of the original Tuskegee Airmen and the legacy they left to African-American aviators. Tuskegee Airmen representatives will be joined by some of the young pilots of the Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum, who will share why the Tuskegee Airmen are their inspiration.

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Never Wave Goodbye: Helping to solve a genealogy mystery

April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · History

By Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD Would you like to be recognized as a crack forensic genealogist? It’s easy…all you have to do is to solve an apparently unsolvable mystery. May I suggest one of my favorites? There are dozens of hidden Jewish children who survived the Holocaust who have not been able to regain their identities. […]

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Historical Society to share WWII stories of LB’s Rosies

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, History

On Saturday, March 13, the Historical Society of Long Beach will present four stories of women at work in the 1940s, told through the voices of women who worked in the Long Beach area’s aircraft factories during World War II. Each of the women’s stories is unique– some older, some younger, some married, some single, […]

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LB Draft Historic Preservation Element available for public review

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Community, History, News

The city of Long Beach has released its first Draft Historic Preservation Element for public review. The Draft Historic Preservation Element of the Long Beach General Plan provides a vision for future historic preservation efforts in the community, and outlines the actions that will be taken to achieve that vision. The Cultural Heritage Commission will […]

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