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By Theodore Rosengarten

Nate Shaw's father used to be born below slavery. Nate Shaw was once born right into a bondage that was once just a little gentler. on the age of 9, he was once picking out cotton for thirty-five cents an hour. on the age of forty-seven, he confronted down a crowd of white deputies who had come to confiscate a neighbor's crop. His defiance fee him twelve years in criminal. This positive autobiography, assembled from the eighty-four-year-old Shaw's oral recollections, is the plain-spoken tale of an "over-average" guy who witnessed wrenching adjustments within the lives of Southern black humans -- and whose unassuming braveness helped convey these alterations about.

All God's risks received the nationwide ebook Award in 1975

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Between February 1924 and November 1925, the street numbers on Weston Place and possibly other streets were changed. This photograph shows Charles Alexander Bradley Jr. with his parents and their 1929 Stutz Cabriolet in front of 3615 Weston Place, which is today 3829 Weston Place. The house still stands. Bradley Sr. was caught in a flash flood and flipped the Stutz. ) 41 Index of Registered Voters. This 1916 index lists those registered to vote in the Cerritos precinct. Political party affiliation is listed for many residents.

45 Dr. John R. Jimerson. Jimerson was a well-traveled pediatrician with a love of nature. He delivered many of the babies born to residents of Los Cerritos. He contracted with noted architect Kirtland Cutter to build a cottage for he and his wife that would have plenty of niches for their collections. 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.

Burton Chase and his wife, Polly Brown, lived at 4160 Country Club Drive. Chase was elected mayor of Long Beach in 1947 and was appointed by Earl Warren as a county supervisor in 1953. Burton Chase Park in Marina Del Rey is named for him. He is credited for the development of the Music Center in Los Angeles. ) 50 Three Los Cerritos Schools Families living in the Cerritos Colony petitioned the county for a school, and the first district was established in 1878. The Cerritos School District boundaries were Cherry Avenue on the west, the Los Angeles River on the east, the Dominquez School District on the north, and the ocean on the south.

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