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BETTY WELCOME She probes the past and plans for the future [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 October 1977
BETTY WELCOME She probes the past and plans for the future One of the busiest women in Northeast Los Angeles is Betty Welcome, recentlyinstalled president of Eagle Rock Highland Park Soroptimist Club, who is also the unofficial historian of the area. She served as president of the Associated Historical Societies in 1970 and regional vice president of the Conference of California Historical Societies 1967-72. An active member of the Woman's Twentieth Century Club of Eagle Rock, Mrs. W'elcome has been chairman of the history and landmarks section and junior coordinator. Honors have come from many sources to Betty Welcome, including citations from the City Council and Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce, where she serves as a member of the Board. She and her husband, Henry, have written a history of Eagle Rock, which served as a basic reference for Eagle Rock High School’s 50th anniversary and other civic events.
Marie Epifanos heads district [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 October 1977
Marie Epifanos heads district Marie Epifanos, past president of Eagle Rock American Legion Auxiliary 276, was installed as president of the 20th District in a convention held this summer in Palm Springs where she was given the oath of obligation. Other local women who are active at district level include Ruth Washington, who is also a past district president and formerly headed Eagle Rock Unit. She is currently district department chairman of children and youth activities.
Page 17 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 October 1977
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Twenty-two guys and a girl [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 October 1977
Twenty-two guys and a girl Pretty Debbie Cueverra was the first young lady to break through the all-male barrier of Lincoln High's Key Club. Debbie says she encountered no opposition at all and the guys were unanimous in saying, "Welcome to the Club." The Key Club, like many other youth organizations, has eliminated sex categorization, with the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, YWCA and scores of others saying, "Everybody is welcome." GETTING IT DONE. Helen Owens, 1976 Woman of the Year, who serves as president of Eagle Rock Chamber of Com merce and Mary Ann Lake, 1975 Chamber presi dent, don't just talk about Graffiti . . . they DID something about it, with brush and roller.
Peggy Stevenson [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 October 1977
Peggy Stevenson Peggy Stevenson, who took over the office of Councilwoman of the 13th District after the death of her husband, Robert, was re-elected by record number of votes and maintains that popularity throughout Northeast Los Angeles. Peggy doesn’t sacrfice her femininity for the office, but is still decisive and equal to any challenge; Her formula of charm, efficiency and hard work is a good guide line for any woman who would succeed in politics.
Climbing 'family tree' [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 October 1977
Climbing 'family tree' This is the year of our “Roots” and no one in Northeast Los Angeles knows better how to climb a family tree than Mrs. Joseph Northrop, of Eagle Rock, who recently served as genealogy chairman of the conference of California Historical Societies. An avid “ancestor buff”, she has traveled widely to seek out the most remote branch of a family tree. All this is done under great handicap since she suffers from Muscular dystrophy, an ailment that would have grounded a woman with less determination.
Page 19 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 October 1977
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Page 20 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 8 October 1977
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| Highland Park’s 100 th anniversary t From ranch days to the space age [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 31 August 1988
| Highland Park’s 100 th anniversary t From ranch days to the space age Although the curtain was officially raised on Highland Park as a residential suburb of Los Angeles during the 1880’s, the background story begins years earlier in the Rancho San Rafael, owned by the Verdugo •‘family. It was in 1870 that two pioneer Southern California investors, Andrew Glassell and A.C. Chapman, purchased what is now Highland Park from the Verdugo interests for one dollar per acre, and promptly leased the land for sheep grazing. In ijtbc year 1871, some 15,000 sheep ;|*razed on the hills and valleys of Jurtiat is now Highland Park. The • ttllside which now houses Occidental College was a sheep-shearing corral, and an adobe ranch house • infos located on what is now North ! five. 54. [iSlt was not until approximately iftSO that serious consideration was to subdividing the Highland •hjlls. On May 20, 1882, the Hunter itjighland View Tract, located above Avenue and including lots "along Isabel Stre...
‘Short walk’ brought community remarkable man, Charles Lummis [Newspaper Article] — Highland Park News-Herald & Journal — 31 August 1988
‘Short walk’ brought community remarkable man, Charles Lummis Charles Fletcher Lummis, author, librarian and historian, remains to this day one of the most remarkable figures in the hundred year history of Highland Park. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts and educated at Harvard University, where he became a friend of future president Theodore Roosevelt, Lummis was a colorful and controversial figure from the time of his arrival in Los Angeles after a “short walk” of 3507 miles. His hike from Cincinnati, Ohio, which he called “the longest walk for pure pleasure on record,” was chronicled in a series of letters to the fledgling Los Angeles Times. When Lummis arrived in Los Angeles he was met by editor and publisher Harrison Gray Otis, and became the first city editor of the paper. His account of his trip was published as A Tramp Across the Continent. A physical breakdown while on the job at the Times led Lummis to successfully battle the effects of a paralytic stroke. He recovered out in th...