About the Author
Author Charles J. Fisher is a professional historian specializing in local history. A native of Los Angeles, he grew up on Mount Washington and has lived in Highland Park for over 25 years. He has researched, written, and advocated for more than 85 successful monument applications in Los Angeles and is a past president and current board member of the Highland Park Heritage Trust (HPHT). The photographs in this book are drawn from the collection of Virginia Neely, one of the original founders of the HPHT, as well as from the authors collection and other local sources.