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Member Directory

To share and make known the organization's significant archive and collections of San Fernando Valley history. SFVHS serves as caretaker of the Andres Pico Adobe historic site in Mission Hills as well as the Pioneer Cemetery in Sylmar.

Contact: 
Phyllis Hansen
Phone: 
818/365-7810

We are a creating an archive of costumes, photos, newspaper articles, letters, and other ephemera to document the history of the Mission Play from 1911 to present, and the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse from 1927 - present. The archive will serve an important role in early California/Los Angeles...

Contact: 
Kelly Salloum
Phone: 
626-308-2865 x223

The City of Santa Monica’s Cultural Affairs Division has a portable visual art collection produced by contemporary artists, including works by seventy-five Southern Californians. It also maintains a permanent collection of public art sculpture and urban design murals. These collections are...

Contact: 
Ms. Jessica Cusick
Phone: 
310-458-8350

The Santa Monica Historical Society was founded in 1975 as part of the city’s centennial celebration with the mission of collecting and preserving the history, art and culture of the Santa Monica Bay Area. In 1988, a Museum was established to house the Society’s growing collections of artifacts...

Contact: 
Sara Crown
Phone: 
(310) 395-2290

Business records of the Santa Monica Land & Water Company incorporated in 1897 by Sen. John P. Jones and Arcadia de Bandini de Baker. SML&WCo sub-divided and developed about 50,000 acres in West Los Angeles including Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, and Bel Air. The Archives...

Contact: 
Ms Jan Loomis
Phone: 
858-674-1218

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Archives documents the history of the recreation area dating back to before its beginnings in 1978 as a park unit of the National Park Service. Records include those from the Office of the Superintendent, Public Affairs, Planning Science and...

Contact: 
Linda Valois
Phone: 
(805) 370-2330

The Santa Monica Public Library Image Archives contain historical photographs, postcards, and slides documenting the city's changing landscape and architecture as well as the commercial enterprises that shaped the development of the City of Santa Monica. The Archives include surrounding areas...

Contact: 
Kathy Lo
Phone: 
310-434-2608

The collections of the Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel relate to early Los Angeles religious history. They include two to three hundred photographs, correspondence between the president of the temple's community and the public, ephemera, newsletters, and sundry items connected to the Sephardic...

Contact: 
M.I. Bob Hattem
Phone: 
310-475-7311

Cross-section of Urban population and events including portraits of Creative Professional, Entrepreneurs, Scientists, Political & Religious Leaders, Persian-Americans

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Shelley Gazin

The Sherman Library holds significant collections related to Los Angeles and the surrounding area. In joining LA as Subject we hope to inform more people about our holdings. Our core collections include records of Moses H. Sherman. Sherman was the developer responsible for Sherman Oaks and...

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Paul Wormser

Side Street Projects is a community-based, nonprofit arts organization dedicated to helping artists produce and exhibit their work. Located in the Eighteenth Street Arts Complex in Santa Monica, Side Street Projects pro--vides and maintains a fully equipped workshop where local artists can have...

Contact: 
Ms. Karen Atkinson
Phone: 
310-829-0779

The Sierra Madre Historical Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to a variety of materials that tell the Sierra Madre story: photographs, slides, postcards, scrapbooks, city directories, maps, letters, periodicals, posters, works of art, sound recordings, moving images, and ephemera...

Contact: 
Michelle An
Phone: 
626.355.7186