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Rendering of the new 2019 Signal Hill Public Library located at 1800 E. Hill St.

Small steps to achieve a 93-year-old dream

Claudine Burnett, Historian
August 2, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. & Robert Kennedy

Claudine Burnett, Contributor
June 7, 2019

Commentary: Long Beach’s Golden Spike

Claudine Burnett, Local Historian
May 3, 2019

Long Beach’s first baseball star

Claudine Burnett, Local Historian
April 9, 2019
Pictured in this undated visual are the Hathaway sisters, from left: Mary; Susan (seated); Martha (middle); and Margaret.

Susan Patterson Hathaway Bixby: An early environmentalist

Claudine Burnett, Local historian
March 12, 2019
The Heritage of African Americans in Long Beach: Over 100 Years

The challenge of seeking racial harmony in the 1950s

Claudine Burnett, Signal Hill Historian
February 20, 2019
Long Beach City Hall, as seen in 1912

What was happening 100 years ago? (Part 2)

Claudine Burnett, Signal Hill Historian
January 22, 2019
Earl Daugherty at Chateau Thierry airfield

What was happening 100 years ago? (Part 1)

Claudine Burnett, Signal Hill Historian
January 16, 2019

An infamous day and the events that followed it

Claudine Burnett, Former Long Beach librarian
December 7, 2018
Courtesy Claudine Burnett via Long Beach Public Library
A spontaneous celebration took place Nov. 7, 1919. The pictured flag, although not the actual Long Beach service flag, is nearly identical to it, according to Claudine Burnett.

Why we celebrate Nov. 11

Claudine Burnett, Historian, blogger
November 9, 2018
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