Boyle Heights Historical Society
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- Remembering and Honoring Our WWII Veterans Keeping The Spirit of ’45 Alive in Boyle HeightsNames listed row by row: Manuel Aguilera, Ray Aragon, John Arambula, Louis S. Ayala, Alfred Bablot, Manuel Bablot, Arthur T. Benavidez, James C. Borunda, Edward Bischop, Ralph Campoy, Julio Collosi, Manuel R. Contreras, Fredrico Corral, Steve Cano Delgado, Jr., Hector De Varas, Roman A. Diaz, David Dobreer, Eugene Dominguez, Richard Dominguez, Joe Dominguez, Raul… Continue reading Remembering and Honoring Our WWII Veterans Keeping The Spirit of ’45 Alive in Boyle Heights
- Happy Mother’s Day 2022Happy Mother’s Day To You and Yours from your friends at the Boyle Heights Historical Society
- BHHS AppreciationPlaques presented to founder Diane Ybarra, historian Paul Spizzeri, historian Rudy Martinez for their help to advance the mission of BHHS
- Andrew A. Boyle, Namesake of Boyle Heights: An Immigrant’s StoryBy Paul Spitzzeri. The naming of the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights in 1875 by William Henry Workman and his partners, Isaias W. Hellman and John Lazzarovitch, was in honor of Workman’s father-in-law, Andrew A. Boyle, whose land was the basis for the community. Boyle’s life was not particularly long, only fifty-two years, but… Continue reading Andrew A. Boyle, Namesake of Boyle Heights: An Immigrant’s Story
- The Kaspare Cohn Hospital and the Mt. Sinai Hospital and Clinic, Part FiveEditor’s Note: We come to the end of this very interesting and informative post by Boyle Heights Historical Society Advisory Board member Rudy Martinez on the eastside origins of one of the signal medical care facilities in Los Angeles, including a fascinating politicized issue over a fresco mural at the Mount Sinai Home for the… Continue reading The Kaspare Cohn Hospital and the Mt. Sinai Hospital and Clinic, Part Five
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