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Pasadena at 125: An Early History of the Crown City

Sat, 06/04/2016
Content L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog looks at the early history of Pasadena, which this month celebrates the 125th anniversary of its incorporation as a city: This month, the city of Pasadena turns 125 years old. Set ten miles northeast of central Los Angeles at the foot of the San Gabriel…
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Exhibitors: Register for 2011 Archives Bazaar

Sat, 06/04/2016
Content Deadline has been extended to Friday, September 2.   L.A. as Subject presents THE 6th ANNUAL LOS ANGELES ARCHIVES BAZAAR USC Doheny Library Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional information and exhibitor guidelines will be sent once your registration is confirmed. Registration forms are due…
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From Daisy Dell to the Hollywood Bowl, a Little Musical History for Summer

Sat, 06/04/2016
Content L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog looks at the 90-year history of the Hollywood Bowl, the famed outdoor ampitheater nestled in the Hollywood Hills. The post features images from the Hollywood Bowl Museum and other members of the L.A. as Subject research collective. Every summer, Southern…
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Photos: SoCal Fourth of July Celebrations of the Past

Sat, 06/04/2016
Content L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog features photos from selected regional archives of Southern California's past Fourth of July celebrations: From parades to barbecues to fireworks on the beach, greater Los Angeles has long joined the rest of the nation in celebrating Independence Day. As…
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Burbank at 100: From Sheep Ranch to Media Capital

Sat, 06/04/2016
Content One hundred years ago this July 8, Burbank formally incorporated as a city. L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog looks at Burbank's origins as a sheep ranch, its 1887 founding as a town, and its subsequent growth as a prominent community of the San Fernando Valley: This Friday, Burbank…
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Los Angeles Archives Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 25

Sat, 06/04/2016
Content The Archives Bazaar returns to USC's historic Doheny Library on Saturday, Oct. 25. Come experience the diversity of stories that make Southern California such a place of discovery. At the 9th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, presented by L.A. as Subject and the USC Libraries, anyone with an interest in the region’s…
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LA as Subject and Archives Bazaar receives special recognition

Fri, 06/03/2016
Content The County of Los Angeles issued a formal proclamation to LA as Subject and special recognition for the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar event. The proclamation reads: WHEREAS, the research alliance L.A. as Subject has, since 1995, worked to improve the visibility, access, and preservation of archives and collections that…
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Unraveling the History of SoCal's Patchwork of Local Government

Sun, 05/05/2013
Content L.A. as Subject's latest post on KCET's website features several archival photographs and maps that illuminate how Southern California's patchwork of local government bodies came to be: As Governor Jerry Brown begins to tackle the state's budget crisis, he has suggested returning some authority - including financial…
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