Collection consists of records of the Los Angeles Daily News, including photographs, ephemera, newspaper clipping files, and
name and subject card indexes.
The Los Angeles daily news was originally named the Illustrated Daily News by Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr., when he started it
in 1923. He copied the tabloid format of the New York Daily News, although he rejected lurid and sensational journalism. In
1926 the paper went bankrupt and was taken over by Manchester Boddy, who changed the name to the Los Angeles Daily News. He
kept the tabloid format with its heavy reliance on photographs. In 1954 it merged with the Mirror, the afternoon paper of
the Los Angeles Times, and became the Mirror-News. It lost reporters, columnists, and its more liberal flavor, and ceased
publication in the early 1960s.
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