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Area youth survey in '62 reveals need for teen recreation center [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
Area youth survey in '62 reveals need for teen recreation center Highland Park needs a teenage recreation center, a stepped up church youth program, more professional guidance and counseling services. That’s the conclusion of a sociology expert who studied the data gathered during a oneyear survey of the local juvenile population and youth facilities. The survey, conducted last year by the Highland Park Coordinating Council, was aimed at uncovering any youth problems that exist in the community and to compile a complete list of resources available to facilitate youth work in the area. MANY INTERVIEWED Dr. Richard Nahrendorf, professor of sociology at Los Angeles State College said the survey was made by interviewing school principals, church ministers, civic and club leaders, directors of youth groups in Highland Park and correctional institutions including police. He said about 56 groups were questioned, with interviews lasting from eight minutes to three hours in length. According...
American Legion Post started here in 22 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
American Legion Post started here in 22 Highland Park’s American Legion Post 206 was first organized here in 1922, with Harry H. Frank as the first commander, serving in a temporary capacity. Upon receipt of its permanent charter from the California Department of the Legion, Charles E. McDowel was elected commander and served through 1923. Meetings were held in "Carnegie Hall’’ of the old Arroyo Seco branch library. In 1934 the building at 227 N. Ave. 55 was acquired and remodeled, with an assembly room, an auditorium, dance floor and stage. The Legion’s new home was acquired mainly through the sale of newspapers gathered by the Legionnaires since Armistice Day, 1927. It was officially dedicated on Feb. 21, 1935. The members of the post have always taken an active interest in the Emergency Disaster Relief plan, and were ready to render aid, cooperating with the sheriff's office, after the St. Francis Dam disaster. After the earthquake in 1933 several members of both the post and aux...
Page 20 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
HIGHLAND PARK JUBILEE DIAMOND 75 years progress OF Proud We are To Participate YORK FURNITURE CO 1945 1963 Back in 1944 Morry Freeman was selling furniture for La Popular out on First Street. The company hod a store on York Boulevard and decided to sell, so Freeman bought in. Now, after some 18 years, Morry is glad he did for the York Furniture has shown a continual growth in serving this area (generation after generation). The Freemans (Ethel, his genial wife, takes part in buying and on the books) are well-known figures in the community. So the York Furniture story is truly a “family” story . . . serving hundreds and hundreds of other families for nearly a quarter of a century . , , with quality home furnishings and appliances. The Freeman family ore proud of this opportunity fo salute Highland Park on its 75th Birthday! 5019 YORK BOULEVARD
First Franklin High relied on tax vote; so history repeats in 1963 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
First Franklin High relied on tax vote; so history repeats in 1963 p, Highland Park residents back in 1914 almost killed any chances of a new high school here, but a lastminute newspaper campaign swung enough votes to gain approval of the school bonds that year and put Franklin High School on the planning boards. The citizens of Northeast LA had just been asked to approve a new power bond issue the same year, and according to the May 9, 1914 issue of the NewsHerald “a reaction among voters is likely to occur, and the vote will be very light.” HUNT FOK SITE However, voters finally came through with an OK for the school bonds, and local school leaders began searching for an appropriate site for the new Highland Park school. Locations were suggested all the way from Avenue 43 to Avenue 60, and including the buildings that once housed Occidental College at Ave. 50 and N. Figueroa St. (now Angelus Chevrolet). Up to 1915, high school pupils in the Highland Park area attended Lincoln High ...
Page 21 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
HIGHLAND PARK DIAMOND JUBILEE 75 years progress OF We are Proud To Particioate SHAUGHNESSY’S 1926-1963 THE SHAUGHNESSY NAME HAS BEEN A PART OF HIGHLAND PARK FOR SOME 37 YEARS . , . Al SHAUGHNESSY FOUNDING THE FIRM IN 1926 AT 5905 N. FIGUEROA. IN 1946 JACK SHAUGHNESSY RELEASED FROM UNCLE SAM'S SERVICE TOOK OVER AT THE 6029 N. FIGUEROA LOCATION; LATER ADDING A LINE OF FURNITURE AND FINALLY LOCATING AT 6027 N. FIGUEROA. DURING ALL THESE YEARS SHAUGHNESSY'S NAME HAS BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH SERVICE. ANOTHER FACTOR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE GROWTH AND SUCCESS OF THE FIRM HAS BEEN THE SALES OF AMERICA’S FINEST BRANDS , . . FRIGIDAIRE ... RCA . . . TO NAME BUT A FEW. “LOOKING TO THE FUTURE WE SHALL CONTINUE TO STRESS SERVICE AND QUALITY AND TO INCREASE OUR LONG LIST OF CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE DEPENDED ON THE SHAUGHNESSY NAME FOR COMPLETE SATISFACTION,’’ STATES JACK SHAUGHNESSY AS HE SALUTES THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF HIGHLAND PARK. HIGHLAND PARK DIAMOND JUBILEE THANK YOU . . . FOR YOUR PATRONAGE DURING OUR ...
Burbank Junior High celebrates 36th year [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
Burbank Junior High celebrates 36th year By Sheryl Fonteno While Highland Park is celebrating its 75th anniversary, the local junior high school is celebrating its 36th anniversary. On Sept 12, 1927, the school, named after the great naturalist Luther Burbank, was opened for the first time, on Annandale Blvd. (now North Figueroa) only to the seventh and eighth grades. Not until the following semester was the ninth grade added. Burbank has had four principals in its history. The first principal was Sydney V. Good, whose son Robert Good is presently on the school staff as a science teacher. Sydney Good was followed by Earl Rosenberry, then by Meldrin Burrill. Carl W. Handy was vice-princi- pal under Burrill, and then became principal in 1959. DEDICATION Since the school was named after a man who did so much in the development of new and beautiful kinds of flowers, masses of flowers were used for the school’s dedication in 1927, which was attended by Mrs. Susan Dorsel, then superintend...
Page 22 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
1933 to 1963 For 30 Years A Complete Point Center Dedicoted to Quality at the - Lowest Possible Prices! Complete Point and Home Improvement center, Including: Dutch Boy Paints, Wallpaper, Linoleum and linoleum rugs. Window Shades, Ladders, House deeming supplies, Floor and Ceiling Tile. r*or 30 years Thrift Paint and Linoleum has followed this ■ simple and direct policy, seasoned with a sincere desire fo please. For quality paints, the decision was easy. Dutch Boy Paints produced then and now, one of the finest paints on the market. Dutch Boy was Thrift’s choice, then and now. But the paint stocks were only part of it, for Thrift Paints management was determined to give Highland Park a full range of home improvement needs. Great names in linoleum, wallpaper, tiling, window shades and paint supplies were added year after year to make it a complete home supply value center. And added to it all was the priceless ingredient of “neighborly Service.” That meant that courtesy, full conside...
Firsf teachers [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
Firsf teachers Two original members of teaching faculty today still at Burbank Junior High School, Walter Koerper (left) and Arthur Smith (center) point out school's historical significance to present school principal Carl Handy. Koerper says he expects any day now to get the first batch of his early student's grandchildren. Both he and Smith have been teaching there for 36 years. (News-Herald &amp; Journal photo)
Page 23 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
;g: , INTRODUCING AL NIELSON Realtor Formerly with Cannon Electric -WELCOME "CANNONEERS"- ■ ■ m Associates: Mildred Shook Frank Lockwood Dick Naylor • Business Opportunities • Residential • Income AL NIELSON Altho we have been a part of the Highland Park area for less than a year, we are thoroly “sold" on the future of the Northeast. We proudly join in the “Birthday" Celebration and the Diamond Jubilee edition and herewith issue a cordial invitation to everyone in Highland Park. Feel free to call on our office at anytime. If you plan to buy, sell or are thinking about going into your own business ... drop in .. . talk it over. Let's get acquainted! Free Appraisals No Obligation AL NIELSON 5213 York Blvd. Real Estate and Business Opportunities CL 4-5271
Page 24 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
•"* mmmm* wm ; m ?, ■K ■ ,f id . // ,C;' ■:... : Sw'■: J&gt;. 1919 to 1963 Holland Electric Is Proud TO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE PLEASANT LIVING OF HIGHLAND PARK Highland Park has grown into a “Highland” community of trim homes and a very large proportion of these homes are fitted out with the finest modern appliances, television, air-condi-tioning and musical instruments. Holland Electric is proud indeed to have contributed to this enjoyable way of life. HOLLAND ELECTRIC HAS EQUIPPED 10,000 HOMES WITH THE FINEST APPLIANCES And yeot after year these families and their friends have depended on Holland Electric for the newer appliances, the miracle discoveries (such os television), the latest in musical instruments. They have relied on Holland Electric because of one simple, old fashioned ingredient —integrity! FOR 44 YEARS THE Leader In Appliances! XT V/ 75 YEARS; (OF PROGRESS 111® A MONTH LONG CELEBRATION SALE! | In the way of saying thanks, Holland Electric has set up a mont...
LAPC a miracle bom 60 years ago [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
LAPC a miracle bom 60 years ago Sixty years ago a group of Free Methodist ministers and laymen, desiring educational advantages for their children in a Christian atmosphere, founded Los Angeles Pacific Seminary. The Reverend C. B. Ebey secured from Ralph Rogers a gift of one hundred city lots and a beautiful hillside campus. Friends of th e college and parents of prospective students purchased lots which helped to supply funds for the erection of the administration building. Professor N. J. Davis, the first principal, in his address at the dedication of the new school, declared, “Some events are monumental in their significance. They are mile-stones and mark epochs in the lives of men. We are here to celebrate the birth of an institution, an institution, the sole object of which is the elevation of humanity.” From the beginning the school was beset with financial problems, for in the first report for 1904-05 “the members of the Board of Trustees were gratified over the fact that the...
Page 25 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
a message from the Honorary Mayor on the occasion of Highland Park’s Diamond Jubilee Forward Together! Today, the full, stirring story of Highland Park’s historical development, its progress and its bright future is told in this commemorative magazine. As Honorary Mayor of Highland Park, I want to congratulate the people of Highland Park, its leaders and its organizations; for they are the ones who have given shape and purpose to our community and established its special character. Particularly, I want to commend the Breakfast Optimists Club of Highland Park, initiating the idea of an Honorary Mayor for Highland Park. Beginning with Bill Marshall there have been four mayors since the beginning of the tradition, four years ago. Other Mayors have been Sam Bua, Joe Rose and now me. As I see it, the office of Honorary Mayor is a symbol of the unified, village, atmosphere that is part of Highland Park's charm. It is a symbol also of the fact that Highland Park people are going forward to...
Oxy braves depression, fire [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 17 October 1963
Oxy braves depression , fire Born in the booming 1880’s, blighted by depression and ravaged by fire, Occidental College survives today as one of California’s strongest and most modern institutions. Last year, under the direction of president Arthur G. Coons, Occidental celebrated its 75th anniversary as a school of the liberal arts and sciences, co-educational, independent and nonsectarian, but church-re-lated, offering a practical liberal education in a democratic environment. It was a long, hard struggle to fulfill these goals. Several institutions arose during the real estate boom of 1887 to join Loyola and the University of Southern California in the Southern California academic scene, but only a few became permanent. In the last years of the 1880’s, Occidental, followed by Pomona, Cal Tech and Whittier, entered the competition. EARLY LEADERS One of the men of vision helping to build the future of the area was J. B. Bell, a local rancher and businessman. He saw the impending fai...