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Collections include pamphlets and ephemera documenting the growth, industries, transportation, and social organizations of Los Angeles and greater southern California; photograph collections; thousands of books related to southern California; and numerous archival collections related to...

Contact: 
Dr. Nathan Gonzales
Phone: 
(909) 798-7632

The Academy Film Archive is part of the Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Dedicated to the appreciation, study and preservation of our motion picture heritage, the Archive's activities include collection, preservation,...

Contact: 
Ms. Cassie Blake
Phone: 
310-247-3016 Ext. 3380

The Aerospace Legacy Foundation is a volunteer 501c3 organization dedicated to preserving the history of the Aerospace Industry of southern California. We maintain archives of documents, graphics, photographs, and artifacts from the industry and especially the original Downey Industrial site....

Contact: 
Gerald Blackburn
Phone: 
562-447-5552

Collection Description: An historical and poetic road trip through the cultural heritage of Los Angeles, via its hundred streets named for saints. Contending that the history of a place resides in its names, "All the Saints" seeks the points of convergence between the stories of the saints and...

Contact: 
J. Michael Walker
Phone: 
323.360.6159

The American Jewish University Archives are various collections of documents, pamphlets, letters, audio, films, publications, photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera that document the history of the University of Judaism and the Brandeis-Bardin Institute which merged to become American Jewish...

Contact: 
Sivan Siman-Tov
Phone: 
310-440-1245

Collection of illustrated letterheads, photographs of early Los Angeles, silent movie related material including books photographs, and lobby cards, and ephemera.

Contact: 
Andrew Schwartz
Phone: 
323 932 1746

Angels Gate is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to promoting the visual and performing arts and to the celebration of ethnic and cultural diversity through exhibitions, concerts, classes, workshops, and poetry readings. Founded in 1981, Angels Gate rents studio space to forty...

Contact: 
Ms. Deborah Lewis
Phone: 
310-519-0936

The Museum exhibits American Indian cultural materials, primarily focused on cultures of the Southwestern, Great Basin and Californian culture regions, which were connected by a major trade route from circa 4,000 BP. One of the largest collections is from the California coast and Channel Islands...

Contact: 
Peggy Ronning
Phone: 
661-946-3055

Arab American Almanac, 5th edition, 560 pages. The most comprehensive reference book about Arab-Americans. * Complete collection of The News Circle/Arab-American Affairs magazine, from 1972 to the present. * Collection of Arab American newspapers/ magazines, in English and Arabic * Thousands of...

Contact: 
Mr. Joseph Haiek
Phone: 
(818) 466-9800

The Arcadia History Collection is a repository of photographs, scrapbooks, city directories, newspapers on microfilm, and ephemera documenting the history of the City of Arcadia. Its archival holdings include a bound volume, with photographs, of the issues published in 1918 and 1919 of the...

Contact: 
Ms. Yvonne Ng
Phone: 
626-294-4808

The Archival Center that the Archdiocese of Los Angeles built at the San Fernando Mission and opened in 1980 is a measured response to the church's obligation to collect and preserve records associated with the human activities constituting California's Catholic heritage. The facility houses...

Contact: 
Jim Beardsley
Phone: 
818-365-1501

The Armenian Numismatic Society, an educational, non-profit organization, is the only active body in the world concerned with Armenian numismatics. The Society was established on February 27, 1971 as the “Armenian Coin Club.” On June 28, 1972, the name of the organization was changed to the “...

Contact: 
Y. T. Nercessian
Phone: 
562-695-0380

The Armory Center for the Arts has three fully operable letterpresses and much of the printed work from the Woman's Building's Graphic Arts Center, which closed in 1991. Among the printed materials are examples by former artists and students at the Woman's Building. The bulk of this work...

Contact: 
Shinead Finnerty-Pyne
Phone: 
626-792-5101