2022 Archives Bazaar

Highlights from the 2022 Archives Bazaar: 10 Fascinating Southern California Collections and Historical Organizations

Tue, 10/03/2023
Content Visitors poured over vintage photos, old city maps and historic artifacts shown by over 70 history organizations at the 17th annual Archives Bazaar last October 2022. Every year, Southern California museums, libraries and archives come together to show off historic items from their collections, all under one roof.…
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Call for Archives Bazaar VOLUNTEERS

Tue, 10/03/2023
Content Volunteer for the 2023 Archives Bazaar today. Click here to sign up. The Los Angeles Archives Bazaar-- brought to you by L.A. as Subject & the USC Libraries-- is an annual event that features educational programming, hands-on workshops, author panels, and exhibits of local historical and archive collections from…
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Making the New Deal Visible in LA

Tue, 04/25/2023
Content The Living New Deal Project and the Huntington-USC Institute for the Study of California and the West are launching a project called "Making the New Deal Visible in Los Angeles" and could use your help.  The project has two parts, the first of which is intensive research into what the New Deal built around the LA region…
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Congregation Kol Ami’s “Noah’s Ark” float at CSW Pride 2002.

ONE Archives & L.A. as Subject recieve CSL grant

Thu, 10/06/2022
Content The California State Library recently awarded a grant to ONE Archives at the USC Libraries and L.A. as Subject to increase the visibility of archives and historical collections highlighting a diversity of LGBTQ+ experiences and human rights activism in California. As part of a two-year project, ONE Archives will…
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Home Movie Movie Day Celebrates 20 Years at the Archives Bazaar

Thu, 10/06/2022
Content Celebrate twenty years of HOME MOVIE DAY with an in-person open screening of amateur, regional and family filmmaking at the 2022 Archives Bazaar!   Saturday, October 22nd1:00pm - 4:00pmDoheny Memorial LibraryUSC University Park CampusFriends Lecture Hall FREE!Film drop-off and inspection begins at noon and we welcome…
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Community Events Celebrate the Los Angeles River

Wed, 09/28/2022
Content Angelenos have three new opportunities to celebrate the Los Angeles River in the next month, thanks to an innovative collaboration between Pomona College, The Claremont Colleges Library and LA River X. “Thanks to a generous grant from California Humanities, we’re elevating LA River X out of the digital space and into…
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Talk Shop Suggestion Box

Tue, 04/12/2022
Content Some exciting news: Talk Shops are making a comeback!  We are excited to get the conversation started again! What do you want to talk about? I am asking you all for suggestions on what topics, skillsets, and discussions you'd like to see as part of this series.  The Talk Shops will take place on a quarterly basis…
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LAAS Newsletter, Beyond the Bazaar, 2021 issue now available.

Tue, 12/14/2021
Content The 2021 LAAS newsletter, Beyond the Bazaar, volume 4 is now available. Access it here!
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Create a Virtual Exhibitor Showcase for the 2021 Archives Bazaar

Thu, 09/02/2021
Content The 16th annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar will be a hybrid event happening on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 9am-5pm. Exhibitors have an option to participate virtually with a prerecorded video that will be linked to the Archives Bazaar webpage. The goal of these short videos is to showcase the archives that document…
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How to Participate in the 2021 Archives Bazaar Virtual Exhibit

Tue, 08/10/2021
Content In 2020, LA as Subject’s virtual Archives Bazaar included an online History Keepers exhibit, When I Think of Home: Images from L.A. Archives that featured items from nearly fifty LA As Subject member collections. This year, we are planning another collaborative exhibit that will be unveiled at the Archives Bazaar on…
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Annual L.A. as Subject Newsletter Now Available

Fri, 01/08/2021
Content The end of year L.A. as Subject newsletter,  File laasnewsletter2020_final.pdf , Volume 3, is now online. The newsletter includes a message from the L.A. as Subject Executive Committee chair, Mallory Furnier, and articles written by the rest of the Executive Committee…
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CA State Library's Cal@170 site: submissions wanted

Tue, 11/03/2020
Content This year, the 170th anniversary of California’s becoming the 31st state in the union, the California State Library is collecting and sharing 170 original stories that describe who—and what—California is for its website, Cal@170. The website, launched September 9, 2020, presents stories on topics as diverse as the state…
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10 Ways to Participate at the 2020 Archives Bazaar

Wed, 09/09/2020
Content Here are 10 ways to get involved with the 15th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, going all virtual, all day on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Follow the links listed below to get started. Contribute to Archives Bazaar When I think of Home: Images from L.A. Archives (working title) online exhibit- link to more info,…
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Los Angeles Home Movie Day Celebrates Film

Fri, 09/04/2020
Content Los Angeles Home Movie Day 2020 (Virtual) Saturday, October 17th 5:00pm - 8:00pm RSVP here!   Los Angeles Home Movie Day celebrates amateur and regional film with a free virtual screening at the Archives Bazaar   Participation is FREE! Submit…
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How to Participate in the Archives Bazaar Virtual Exhibit

Tue, 08/11/2020
Content This year’s Virtual Archives Bazaar will include an online History Keepers exhibit featuring items from member collections. We are asking members to submit items from their collections to be included in an online exhibit built in the open-source digital humanities platform, Scalar. Scalar will enable us to create an…
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