TIL of Mt. Zion Cemetery, founded in 1916 in East Los Angeles, as a burial place for Eastern European Jews. Amongst the buried was Lamed Shapiro, noted Yiddish writer who died destitute. Inconclusive county records indicate no legal owner, with the last burial taking place in the late 2000s.

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