The Go For Broke National Education Center holds more than 1,150 life history interviews of Americans of Japanese ancestry who served in the United States Army in WWII. Many of the veterans interviewed were born and raised in Los Angeles and the surrounding area.
355 E. 1st St. Ste. 200 Los Angeles, CA90012 United States
The museum has a display of warriors and a dance warrior depiction as well as items used for food preparation. There is an artifacts room with common instruments and daily tools used. Videos of dances, songs in Garifuna, paintings, and books about, for, and by Garinuga people. The heroes room has profiles of prominent Garifuna.
1523 W. 48th Street Los Angles , CA90062 United States
Mostly paper items issued prior to 1960 dealing with Southern California, particularly the Los Angeles area. The major emphasis is travel and railroads. Includes maps, timetables, pamphlets, folders, books, and sheet music.
The Genealogical Society of Hispanic America – Southern California Chapter (GSHA-SC) book collection specializes in Hispanic family research. Subjects include California, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. There are Mexican genealogy and history titles in Spanish about the various Mexican states. GSHA-SC also publishes a quarterly journal. The collection is located at the Southern…
PO Box 2472 Santa Fe Springs, CA90670 United States
Located on the Getty Center campus in Brentwood, the Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology from prehistory to the contemporary period. Presently, the collections are strongest in the history of western European art and culture in Europe and North America; however, in recent years, they have expanded to include other areas,…
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, CA90049 United States
The Glendale History Room at the Downtown Central Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Library contains monographs about the City of Glendale and its history, clippings from newspapers published in the Glendale area, historical photographs, and ephemera related to community events and organizations. Materials about neighboring cities and Los Angeles County-adjacent counties. Materials written by…
222 East Harvard Street Glendale, CA91205 United States
The collection at the museum is an eclectic assortment of items from the 1800's through the 1900's. There are tools for the home and farm, furniture, household accessories, office equipment, documents, photographs, and all types of clothing. Many items have been contributed by local residents over the years and have a direct connection to the "Upper San Gabriel Valley" and its residents.
314 N. Glendora Ave. Glendora, CA91741-2601 United States
A substantial percentage of my Sound Archive deals with Los Angeles, going back to the 1930s, via many of the radio stations which broadcast in the Los Angeles area. The collection houses some 150,000 original tape reels of broadcasts and over 30,000 radio transcriptions going back to 1935.