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By Carson Hendricks

Beginning in San Francisco in 1854, the California nation reasonable and Exposition begun as a automobile to exhibit, motivate, and extend California's agricultural undefined. It quick grew to become an charm for hundreds of thousands of citizens, either neighborhood and from around the kingdom. by way of 1884, it occupied the most important express corridor within the usa. inside a hundred years, it turned the most important reasonable within the state via including horse racing, complicated shows from each county within the kingdom and from world wide, thrill rides, top-flight leisure, and, after all, the easiest foodstuff. the unique objective of the reasonable was once met a few 50 years in the past, as California continues to be the nation's best manufacturer of agricultural items.

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The home is at 4181 Country Club Drive. ) Fred W. Wood Home. W. Wood and the address as 339B. Wood built several homes in Los Cerritos, including 3812 Weston Place, where he also lived, and 202 and 212 East Bixby Road. His son James W. Wood went into the oil business. ) 46 don and Bertha Wallace. Wallace was a world-renowned wireless radio operator. From his home in Los Cerritos, he kept Long Beach connected during the 1933 earthquake and made world news when he communicated with Admiral Byrd at the South Pole in 1930.

Vignes was adamant that all his daughters be educated and that their spouses provide a proper home for them. Although the Vignes family name is no longer found in Long Beach, his daughter’s families were active in civic affairs. Surrounding their mother, Mary, are, from left to right, Edwine, Amelia, Marguerite, Marie, and Antoinette. ) Young Women Farmworkers. A shortage of men during World War I to work the farms meant that young women from Los Cerritos and neighboring farms were “drafted” as farmworkers.

A prominent Los Cerritos resident was Will J. Reid, who provided insurance coverage for commercial fishing vessels before he invested in the Hancock Oil Company. A community leader and philanthropist, Reid was a hunter who became an avid conservationist and president of Ducks Unlimited. Reid published the history of the Los Cerritos Gun Club. 40 Bradley Family. Charles Alexander Bradley Sr. and his wife, Clara Belle Farrell, are in the driveway of their residence at 3829 Weston Place with their 1925 Jordan Roadster.

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