Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Who Is This Man?




I recently obtained an original copy of The Times’ March 28, 1971, story “Farewell, My Black Dahlia,” which includes the account of the “Boy on the Bicycle.” Here’s a color picture of the purported “Bobby Jones.”




Here’s a better look:


You can read an exhaustive account of the “Boy on the Bicycle”

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Here


Here

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and

Here

Bonus: Here’s the South Norton Avenue neighborhood as it was in 1971. Notice that you can see the Hollywood sign. Notice that this means the photographer shot the wrong side of the street.


Oops!

Shout out to:

San Francisco Public Library (67.115.155.131)

Larkspur Hospitality Co. (12.154.206.226)

Howell, N.J. (68.192.87.221)

Washington, D.C. (70.108.62.55) Windows 98? Upgrade!

Hurry back!

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