Monthly Archives: July 2013

JULY: MORE ACTIVE THAN YOU’D THINK IN FLORIDA, 1915 TO 1937

Jessie’s birthday.  In recent years we have been celebrating Founder’s Day in Hollywood, in August, since Joseph W. Young, Jr.’s birthday was in that month. We might also offer a piece of the birthday cake to his wife Jessie, who … Continue reading

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JUNE: FOUNDER’S DAY BEGUN; YOUNG’S HOTELS; EARLY MOVIE THEATERS

This month’s topics will all be from the 1930s. Catching up on June, the three main topics are: the creation of Founder’s Day to recognize J. W. Young; the status of hotels Young built in Hollywood; and Hollywood’s early movie … Continue reading

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