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Download PDF by Michael Locke,Vincent Brook: Silver Lake Bohemia: A History (American Chronicles)

By Michael Locke,Vincent Brook

ISBN-10: 1467135321

ISBN-13: 9781467135320

ISBN-10: 1540201171

ISBN-13: 9781540201171

because the early 1900s, Silver Lake has been a magnet for iconoclastic writers, architects and political activists. Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed the Hollyhock condominium for socialist and oil heiress Aline Barnsdall, drew a wave of visionary modernists to the world. neighborhood civil rights suggest Loren Miller spearheaded the struggle opposed to housing discrimination. Silver Lake’s Black Cat bar and Harry Hay’s Mattachine Society have been important to the early homosexual rights circulate. Literary artists Anäis Nin and James Leo Herlihy made the local their domestic, as did different notables like first girl of baseball Effa Manley and “Hobo Millionaire” James Eads How. Michael Locke and Vincent Brook chronicle those and folks and areas that helped make Silver Lake the bohemian epicenter of Los Angeles.

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