Today in Photographs: May 8, 1959
L.A. County sheriff's deputies remove Aurora Vargas from her Chavez Ravine home. Vargas and her family were among the last hold-outs in the barrio resisting a city eviction order paving the way for Dodger Stadium construction.
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