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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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Portrait of Lee Tung Foo

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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First Year of Lanterman House's Virtual History Internship Program a Major Success

Mon, 08/03/2020
Content A group of 11 local high school students have become the first graduates of the Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation’s Virtual History Internship Program. The program, which was conducted remotely, trained interns to conduct and record oral history interviews with La Cañada Flintridge residents. The recorded…
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LAAS Archives Members Collecting COVID

Fri, 06/19/2020
Content The day-to-day scenery of Los Angeles has changed dramatically since March 19 when the statewide safe at home order was issued to combat the spread of COVID-19. Many of us began to navigate working from home, figuring out at-home schooling for students of all ages, and wondering what would happen next. With these…
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Wed, 06/10/2020
Content Everyone’s everyday life has been touched or disrupted since the first appearance of the current pandemic, COVID-19. The adjustments we make, the emotions we feel, and the actions we take will one day be the source of reflection, inspiration, and study.  In an effort to capture the lived experiences by members of the…
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COVID-19 Resources Page Now Up!

Mon, 06/01/2020
Content A list of COVID-19 community and professional resources has been published on the LA as Subject Website. The list may be found on the "About" page and is located at this URL: The list is compiled by the Archives At Risk Committee and Liza Posas. If you have a resource or…
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The Lanterman House Archives: Documenting COVID-19 in the Crescenta-Cañada Valley

Fri, 05/01/2020
Content The Lanterman House Archives, which preserves the history of the Crescenta/Cañada Valley, is inviting local residents to share their experiences living through the current COVID-19 pandemic in a new digital archival collection titled: Documenting COVID-19 in the Crescenta/Cañada Valley.   Residents can submit their…
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CSUDH Gerth Archives and Special Collections Documenting COVID-19

Thu, 04/23/2020
Content The Gerth Archives and Special Collections is inviting Southern Los Angeles County and Toro Nation community members to contribute materials that document their experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. The submissions will then be made available in a digital collection that will be accessible through the Gerth Archives…
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Executive Committee- NOW accepting nominations!

Tue, 04/21/2020
Content Nominations for the L.A. as Subject (LAAS) Executive Committee are now being accepted. There are 4 seats that need to be filled for the incoming 2020-2022 Executive Committee term. Please send your nominations for Executive Committee members directly to Kelsey Knox ( or Julie Yamashita…
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Small and Diverse Archival Organizations NHPRC Survey

Thu, 03/12/2020
Content Please see below for information on a small and diverse archival organizations survey that LYRASIS is conducting for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). Many LA as Subject members likely fit their small archives description, and are encouraged to participate to help inform future…
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Remembering Josef Lesser, CEO of LARHF

Fri, 03/06/2020
Content Sad news this morning. One of our fellow members, Josef Lesser, passed away last Friday. Joe was an enthusiastic and wonderful member of the LA as Subject Community and will be greatly missed. Our condolences go out to his wife, Jo Ann, and to the entire LARHF community.  Jared Nigro, LARHF Director of Operations, sent…
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