Monday, November 14, 2011

Golden Jubilee

1938: San Pedro celebrates the 50th anniversary of its incorporation with a pageant, barbeque and dance; 81-year-old Roman D. Sepulveda serves as Grand Marshal of parade led by Fort MacArthur’s 63rd Coast Artillery; parade includes motorized anti-aircraft guns and 2 battalions of seamen from the battleships of the Pacific Fleet; celebration sponsored by the Thirty-Year Club of San Pedro (all members must be residents of San Pedro for 3 decades)

(Los Angeles Times, 03/02/1938, pg.1)

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