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H.J. Whitley

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Hobart Johnstone Whitley (October 7, 1847 – June 3, 1931), also known as H.J. Whitley, is the "Father of Hollywood." He was a real estate developer who helped create the Hollywood subdivision in Los Angeles, Southern California. [1]

55 relations: Asia, Canada, Canoga Park, Los Angeles, Chicago, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, Columbia Pictures, Corcoran, California, Dakota Territory, Europe, Gossypium barbadense, Governor of Oklahoma, Gower Street (Los Angeles), Guthrie, Oklahoma, H.J. Whitley, Harry Chandler, Henry E. Huntington, Hollywood, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Sign, Janss Investment Company, Land Rush of 1889, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Aqueduct, Los Angeles Times, Middle East, Moses Sherman, Motion Picture Patents Company, National Historic Landmark, Nestor Film Company, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Territory, Ontario, Owens River, Owensmouth, Pacific Electric, Paramount Pictures, Paso Robles, California, Reseda, Los Angeles, RKO Pictures, Roadhouse (facility), San Fernando (Pacific Electric), San Fernando Valley, Southern California, State school, Sunset Boulevard, The New York Times, Theodore Roosevelt, Toronto, United States Congress, ..., Van Nuys, Warner Bros., Washington, D.C., West Hills, Los Angeles, Whitley Heights, Los Angeles. Expand index (5 more) »

Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canoga Park, Los Angeles

Canoga Park is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRI&P RW, sometimes called Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway) was a Class I railroad in the United States.

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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.

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Corcoran, California

Corcoran is a city in Kings County, California, United States.

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Dakota Territory

The Territory of Dakota was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1861, until November 2, 1889, when the final extent of the reduced territory was split and admitted to the Union as the states of North and South Dakota.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Gossypium barbadense

Gossypium barbadense, also known as extra-long staple (ELS) cotton, is a species of cotton plant that has been cultivated to have ELS fibres – fibres longer than – which are associated with high quality cotton cloth.

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Governor of Oklahoma

The governor of the State of Oklahoma is the head of state for the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

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Gower Street (Los Angeles)

Gower Street is a street in Los Angeles, California that has played an important role in the ongoing evolution of Hollywood, particularly as the home to several prominent Poverty Row studios during the area's Golden Age.

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Guthrie, Oklahoma

Guthrie is a city and county seat in Logan County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City Metroplex.

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H.J. Whitley

Hobart Johnstone Whitley (October 7, 1847 – June 3, 1931), also known as H.J. Whitley, is the "Father of Hollywood." He was a real estate developer who helped create the Hollywood subdivision in Los Angeles, Southern California.

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Harry Chandler

Harry Chandler (May 17, 1864 – September 23, 1944) was an American newspaper publisher and investor who became owner of the largest real estate empire in the U.S.

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Henry E. Huntington

Henry Edwards Huntington (February 27, 1850 – May 23, 1927) was an American railroad magnate and collector of art and rare books.

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Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Hollywood Forever Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles, California in the United States.

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Hollywood Hotel

The Hollywood Hotel was a famous hotel, society venue of early Hollywood, and landmark, formerly located at 6811 Hollywood Boulevard, on the north side, extending from Highland Avenue to Orchid Avenue, in central Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

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Hollywood Sign

The Hollywood Sign (formerly the Hollywoodland Sign) is an American landmark and cultural icon located in Los Angeles, California.

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Janss Investment Company

The Janss Investment Company was a family run, Los Angeles, California, real estate development company that operated from 1895 to 1995.

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Land Rush of 1889

The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889 was the first land rush into the Unassigned Lands.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Aqueduct

The Los Angeles Aqueduct system, comprising the Los Angeles Aqueduct (Owens Valley aqueduct) and the Second Los Angeles Aqueduct, is a water conveyance system, built and operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Middle East

The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

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Moses Sherman

Moses Hazeltine Sherman (December 3, 1853 – September 9, 1932) was an American land developer who built the Phoenix Street Railway in Phoenix, Arizona and streetcar systems that would become the core of the Los Angeles Railway and part of the Pacific Electric Railway in Los Angeles, California, and owned and developed property in areas such as West Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and Hollywood, California.

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Motion Picture Patents Company

The Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC, also known as the Edison Trust), founded in December 1908 and terminated seven years later in 1915 after conflicts within the industry, was a trust of all the major USA film companies and local foreign-branches (Edison, Biograph, Vitagraph, Essanay, Selig Polyscope, Lubin Manufacturing, Kalem Company, Star Film Paris, American Pathé), the leading film distributor (George Kleine) and the biggest supplier of raw film stock, Eastman Kodak.

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National Historic Landmark

A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.

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Nestor Film Company

The Nestor Film Company, originally known as the Nestor Motion Picture Company, is a defunct American motion picture production company.

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.

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Oklahoma Territory

The Territory of Oklahoma was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 2, 1890, until November 16, 1907, when it was joined with the Indian Territory under a new constitution and admitted to the Union as the State of Oklahoma.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Owens River

The Owens River is a river in eastern California in the United States, approximately long.

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Owensmouth

Owensmouth may refer to: Owensmouth, California was a town founded in 1912 in the Western part of the San Fernando Valley.

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Pacific Electric

The Pacific Electric, nicknamed the Red Cars, was a privately owned mass transit system in Southern California consisting of electrically powered streetcars, interurban cars, and buses and was the largest electric railway system in the world in the 1920s.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.

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Paso Robles, California

Paso Robles (full name: El Paso de Robles "The Pass of the Oaks") is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States.

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Reseda, Los Angeles

Reseda is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, California.

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RKO Pictures

RKO Pictures was an American film production and distribution company.

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Roadhouse (facility)

A roadhouse (US) or stopping house (Canada) is a commercial establishment typically built on or near a major road or highway that services passing travellers.

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San Fernando (Pacific Electric)

The San Fernando Line was a part of the Pacific Electric Railway system in Los Angeles County, California.

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San Fernando Valley

The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.

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Southern California

Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.

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State school

State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.

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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard is a boulevard in the central and western part of Los Angeles County, California that stretches from Figueroa Street in Downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Coast Highway at the Pacific Ocean.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman and writer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.

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Toronto

Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

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Van Nuys

Van Nuys is a neighborhood in the central San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles in California.

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Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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West Hills, Los Angeles

West Hills is an affluent residential and commercial neighborhood in the western San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California.

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Whitley Heights, Los Angeles

Whitley Heights is a residential neighborhood and historic preservation overlay zone in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Central Los Angeles, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H.J._Whitley

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