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L.A. THEN AND NOW; History Buffs Rally to Save Pioneers' Final Resting Place
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Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles, Calif.
Subjects: History; Activism; Funding; Cemeteries; Pioneers
Author: Rasmussen, Cecilia
Date: Jul 23, 2006
Start Page: B.2
Section: California Metro; Part B; Metro Desk
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NEGLECT: Like many headstones, this marker is in poor condition.; PHOTOGRAPHER: [Paula Hinkel]; WORRIED: [Donna Crippen], left, curator of the El Monte Historical Society Museum, and Paula Hinkel of Toluca Lake visit Savannah Memorial Park, which is facing financial difficulties. Hinkel is concerned for "the pioneers buried there."; PHOTOGRAPHER: Alexander Gallardo Los Angeles Times; BDAT REST: At the turn of the 20th century, [William "Billie" Dodson] was a dress designer and female impersonator who wore a corset for stage performances. He is buried in Savannah Memorial.; PHOTOGRAPHER: El Monte Historical Museum; BDAT REST: At the turn of the 20th century, William "Billie" Dodson was a dress designer and female impersonator who wore a corset for stage performances. He is buried in Savannah Memorial.; PHOTOGRAPHER: El Monte Historical Museum; BDTHREAT: More than 150 years after Savannah Memorial Park was created, financial problems threaten its survival. With most of its 3,000 plots filled, little money comes in for upkeep.; PHOTOGRAPHER: Alexander Gallardo Los Angeles Times

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