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Jean Stinchfield Ambassador Hotel Publicity
GC 1142  
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Photographs, correspondence, press releases, clippings, and memorabilia collected by Jean Stinchfield, Publicity Director, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California. 1921-1987, undated (bulk dates are the 1950s).
The Ambassador Hotel opened in 1921 in the mid-Wilshire district of Los Angeles. The hotel is famously remembered for the site where Senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot during a campaign event in 1968. The hotel closed to guests in 1989. Preservationists including the Los Angeles Conservancy were unsuccessful in preventing its demolition in 2005.
(Boxes: 14 legal, 1ov)
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