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The Claremont Colleges Library Receives National Grant to Digitize California Water Resources

Fri, 08/31/2018
Content In conjunction with the launch of The Claremont Colleges Library’s new website, I would like to share with you the Digitizing Southern California Water Resources project web page!  The Digitizing Southern California Water Resources project, also known as the CLIRWater project, is a 3-year collaborative preservation and…
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NEH Supports Los Angeles Community Histories Digitization Project

Tue, 08/21/2018
Content Thanks to generous support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the USC Libraries will collaborate with six Southern California archives, the L.A. as Subject research alliance, and the Center for Religion and Civic Culture and Cecil Murray Center for Community Engagement at USC Dornsife College to digitize a…
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2018 Executive Committee Nominations now Open

Tue, 04/17/2018
Content Nominations for the L.A. as Subject (LAAS) Executive Committee members are now being accepted. There are 4 seats that need to be filled for the incoming 2018-2020 Executive Committee term. Each member will take on one of the following roles: Secretary - Takes notes at every general membership and Executive Committee…
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Minutes - 5-10-17 LAAS Executive Comm. Mtg.

Thu, 05/18/2017
Content FINAL LA AS SUBJECT Executive Committee meeting – 5-10-17 Attendees: L. Posas, S. Luftschein, H. Teltoe, K. Richardson, A. Diaz, D. Boulé General discussion on the organization, participation, vision and stakeholders of L.A. as Subject. Explored make-up and responsibilities of Executive Committee Discussed way to use…
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Minutes - 4-12-17 General Meeting

Fri, 04/14/2017
Content LA AS SUBJECT General meeting – 4-12-17 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Margaret Herrick Library – Beverly Hillsd Tour of library preceding meeting; archivists in the graphics, photo, special collections and technical services departments spoke, and shared selected items from their areas. Minutes of 2-14-17…
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LA as Subject General Meeting Minutes - 2-14-17

Mon, 03/13/2017
Content LA AS SUBJECT General meeting – 2-14-17 Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden - Arcadia Attendees: Wally Shidler, Florante Ibanez, Katie Richardson, Holli Teltoe, Lauren Zuchowski Longwell, Deborah Homes-Wong, Sue Luftschein, Mallory Furnier, Giao Luong Baker, Michele Welsing, Becky Fenning Marschall, Edward…
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Los Angeles maps from California Historical Society collections now online

Mon, 01/09/2017
Content The California Historical Society is pleased to announce the addition of fifty-four nineteenth and early twentieth century maps to their Digital Library. The maps represent a sampling of unique and rare titles held in the archives of the California Historical Society. Particular highlights include two maps printed by…
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Survey Says...

Thu, 01/05/2017
Content In June 2016, a social media survey was shared on the LA as Subject listserv as part of a Capstone Project by the LAAS Resident Archivists. 50 responses were received from all over Los Angeles and included academic special collections, museums, historical societies, high schools, and individual research members. The…
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LA as Subject General Meeting Minutes

Tue, 12/20/2016
Content LA AS SUBJECT General meeting – 12-20-16 Lummis Home & Garden, Los Angeles Attendees: Sue Luftschein, Angel Diaz, Katie Richardson, Mallory Furnier, Becky Fenning, Stella Castillo, Claude Zachary, Patricia LaMarr, Natalya Pashkova, Azatuhi Babayan, Daile Stieber, David Dellinger, Eric Warren, Becky Marschall,…
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LA as Subject Executive Committee meeting minutes

Wed, 12/14/2016
Content Meeting notes for the LA as Subject Executive Committee meeting held on November 16, 2016 are included below. Executive Committee meeting – November 16, 2016 Attendees: Liza Posas, Hollie Teltoe, Jessica Hough, David Boulé, Angel Diaz Lost L.A. Season II Next episodes are in development Assignment: Identify which LAAS…
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LA as Subject Meeting Notes

Mon, 10/24/2016
Content Meeting notes for the LA as Subject general membershp meeting held on October 11, 2016 and the Executive Committee held on October 5, 2016 are included below. General meeting- October 11, 2016   Attendees: G. Watkins, T. Savio, S. MacAdams, J. Hough, H. Wenger, C. Luna, A. Parks, S. Castillo, A. Adkins, S. Luftschein,…
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Archives Bazaar Program Announced

Mon, 10/03/2016
Content The USC Libraries and L.A. as Subject are pleased to announce the program for thte 11th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, to be held Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in USC's Doheny Memorial Library. Friends Lecture Hall (room 240) 9:00–9:50 a.m. Researching L.A. 101 Have you ever wondered how to get started with your…
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Little Tokyo Historical Society 2017 Calendar Now Available

Mon, 10/03/2016
Content “Favorite Foods:  Made in Little Tokyo”—the Little Tokyo Historical Society’s (LTHS) 2017 calendar is now available!  Photographs of yesteryear and contemporary foods and restaurants include the first sushi bar (Kawafuku), Umeya rice crackers, California Roll (Tokyo Kaikan), fortune cookie (Fugetsudo), fusion food (JiST…
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