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80 percent of Sawtelle is owned by (Civil War) Veterans in 1911.    The Daily Outlook, October 03, 1911

80 percent of Sawtelle is owned by (Civil War) Veterans in 1911. The Daily Outlook, October 03, 1911

Old War Veterans were the original Sawtelle homeowners. Santa_Monica_Outlook July 10, 1900

Old War Veterans were the original Sawtelle homeowners. Santa_Monica_Outlook July 10, 1900

This clip is from the L.A. Times Jan 7, 1923, Farm and Tractor section. The Barnard Ranch was between Sawtelle Bl. And Corinth avenue fronting either side of Pico Blvd and the Barnards resided in Sawtelle since around 1900. Contrary to the usual practice of other ranchers, the Barnards employed almost exclusively Mexican Labor. They employed both Mexican and Japanese and gave the preference to Mexicans.

This clip is from the L.A. Times Jan 7, 1923, Farm and Tractor section. The Barnard Ranch was between Sawtelle Bl. And Corinth avenue fronting either side of Pico Blvd and the Barnards resided in Sawtelle since around 1900. Contrary to the usual practice of other ranchers, the Barnards employed almost exclusively Mexican Labor. They employed both Mexican and Japanese and gave the preference to Mexicans.

The Sawtelle District Improvement Association discusses the influx of the Mexican Population in Sawtelle, hoping to stem the tide and Segregating those who arrive and remain........Article from the West Los Angeles Tribune, August 25, 1926.....Segregation and discrimination of specific Minorities apparently was prevalent in Sawtelle in the 1920s.

The Sawtelle District Improvement Association discusses the influx of the Mexican Population in Sawtelle, hoping to stem the tide and Segregating those who arrive and remain........Article from the West Los Angeles Tribune, August 25, 1926.....Segregation and discrimination of specific Minorities apparently was prevalent in Sawtelle in the 1920s.

Morton Means is advertised to play on the Wurlitzer Hope Jones Organ for the two Silent Motion Pictures at the Tivoli Theater in Sawtelle, California. Source: Santa Monica Newspaper, November 17, 1925

Morton Means is advertised to play on the Wurlitzer Hope Jones Organ for the two Silent Motion Pictures at the Tivoli Theater in Sawtelle, California. Source: Santa Monica Newspaper, November 17, 1925

TAFT Nursery year of 1901, First Nursery of Sawtelle located near the Sawtelle Depot, on north side of Santa Monica Blvd.(Oregon Ave.) between Sawtelle Blvd. and Corinth avenue.

TAFT Nursery year of 1901, First Nursery of Sawtelle located near the Sawtelle Depot, on north side of Santa Monica Blvd.(Oregon Ave.) between Sawtelle Blvd. and Corinth avenue.

Admiration can be expressed for the late Actress  Marion Davies (January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) who was Responsible for building a children’s medical clinic located on Barry Ave.  Between Olympic Blvd. and Mississippi Ave. in the 1920s. The Clinic was built to help children of low income families from the  Sawtelle area. This attached news story is a Christmas party sponsored  by Marion Davies held at the Tivoli Theater. Article dated Dec.1927 Source: Santa Monica Library

Admiration can be expressed for the late Actress Marion Davies (January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) who was Responsible for building a children’s medical clinic located on Barry Ave. Between Olympic Blvd. and Mississippi Ave. in the 1920s. The Clinic was built to help children of low income families from the Sawtelle area. This attached news story is a Christmas party sponsored by Marion Davies held at the Tivoli Theater. Article dated Dec.1927 Source: Santa Monica Library

Frank Langdon first Mayor of Sawtelle and Walter Armacost last Mayor of Sawtelle celebrate the merging of the city of Sawtelle to the city of Los Angeles, to become  West Los Angeles, July 13, 1922.

Frank Langdon first Mayor of Sawtelle and Walter Armacost last Mayor of Sawtelle celebrate the merging of the city of Sawtelle to the city of Los Angeles, to become West Los Angeles, July 13, 1922.

Located on 104th ave. later renamed to Sawtelle Blvd......2700 address was later changed to 1700. This business was located on SE corner of Sawtelle Blvd. and Iowa avenue......Source: Santa Monica City Directory 1925

Located on 104th ave. later renamed to Sawtelle Blvd......2700 address was later changed to 1700. This business was located on SE corner of Sawtelle Blvd. and Iowa avenue......Source: Santa Monica City Directory 1925

2nd annual Sawtelle day...... Source: The Daily Outlook, September 20, 1910

2nd annual Sawtelle day...... Source: The Daily Outlook, September 20, 1910

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