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    Video thumbnail: Lost LA Central Casting: Extras and Ethnicities

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    Central Casting: Extras and Ethnicities

    In 1925, Hollywood studios joined together and formed the Central Casting Bureau.

    Central Casting: Extras and Ethnicities

    Video thumbnail: Lost LA When Women Called the Shots: Hollywood's Female Filmmakers

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    When Women Called the Shots: Hollywood's Female Filmmakers

    The early film industry was a creative Wild West, open to anyone with means to exploit it.

    When Women Called the Shots: Hollywood's Female Filmmakers

    Video thumbnail: Lost LA Iron Sprawl: How Trolleys Made L.A. a Horizontal City

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    Iron Sprawl: How Trolleys Made L.A. a Horizontal City

    Once imported from elsewhere, iron and steel would transform Los Angeles’ urban form.

    Iron Sprawl: How Trolleys Made L.A. a Horizontal City

    Video thumbnail: Lost LA Concrete Fantasy: Southern California, a Freeway Metropolis

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    Concrete Fantasy: Southern California, a Freeway Metropolis

    If any one building material defined mid-20th-century Los Angeles, it was concrete.

    Concrete Fantasy: Southern California, a Freeway Metropolis

    Video thumbnail: Lost LA Red Gold: The Demise of California's Redwood Forest

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    Red Gold: The Demise of California's Redwood Forest

    Only five percent of Los Angeles' old-growth redwood forests remain after exploitation.

    Red Gold: The Demise of California's Redwood Forest

    Video thumbnail: Lost LA Hanging Trees: The Untold Story of Lynching in California

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    Hanging Trees: The Untold Story of Lynching in California

    What do Southern California’s hanging trees say about the region’s attitudes?

    Hanging Trees: The Untold Story of Lynching in California

    Video thumbnail: Lost LA Semi-Tropical L.A.: How the Sunny Southland Sold Itself

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    Semi-Tropical L.A.: How the Sunny Southland Sold Itself

    The transcontinental railroad connected Los Angeles to a powerful promotional machine.

    Semi-Tropical L.A.: How the Sunny Southland Sold Itself

    Video thumbnail: Lost LA The Chinese Massacre: One of Los Angeles' Worst Atrocities

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    The Chinese Massacre: One of Los Angeles' Worst Atrocities

    Los Angeles’ Chinatown was the site of one of the worst atrocities in the city’s history.

    The Chinese Massacre: One of Los Angeles' Worst Atrocities

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