Member Directory

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...

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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...

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M.I. Bob Hattem
Phone: 
310-475-7311

 

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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
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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
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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...

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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...

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Debbie R. Henderson
Phone: 
626.355.7186

 

Collections of the organization document the history of the Sisters in Los Angeles and California from 1926-present. Particular emphasis is given to Hungarian immigrant experience and social services with Hispanic neighborhoods. Archives also include records which reflect the activities of the...

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Sr. Rachel Shepard
Phone: 
213 453-0929

 

The Skirball Cultural Center explores the linkage between American Jewish life and American democratic values through cultural programs and museum exhibitions for all ages and backgrounds. Designed by internationally renowned architect Moshe Safdie, the Skirball comprises a museum, a discovery...

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Peter Johnson
Phone: 
310-440-4707

 

SPARC’s MREC is one of the country’s largest repositories of information about murals and other forms of public art. SPARC produces, exhibits, and preserves public art works and is particularly committed to enhancing the visibility of work which reflects the lives and concerns of American’s...

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Ms. Debra Padilla
Phone: 
310-822-9560 ext. 11

 

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Rina Rubenstein
Phone: 
(800) 972-4722

 

The Society of California Archivists, formed in 1971, is a professional association devoted to the support and development of individuals and institutions that collect, care for, and provide access to the documentary heritage of California and adjoining areas.

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Brooke Black
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The City of South Pasadena Historical Archives contain primarily material pertaining to the history of the South Pasadena area, with some of the material dating to before the city’s incorporation. Included are files on city buildings listed in the National Registry of Historical Landmarks,...

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Chelsea Nassif
Phone: 
626-403-7352

 

The SCGS Library holds nearly 40,000 volumes, with a relatively small portion of the material related to LA. We have published indices to cemetery records, vital (birth, death and marriage) records, and immigration and naturalization. We provide free access to some data on our website. The...

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Charlotte Bocage
Phone: 
818.843.7247

 

The Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research primarily documents and preserves the history of twentieth-century radicalism and social change through progressive movements in the greater Los Angeles area. The materials held by the library relate to the labor, peace, social...

Contact: 
Yusef Omowale
Phone: 
323-759-6063