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Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation

The archives and collections of the Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation are site-specific and relate to the history of the locale. In the archives are approximately three thousand photographs, two hundred maps and drawings, various account books and business records, oral interviews, and films. Primarily the archival holdings document the running of a large ranching enterprise by the Bixby family…

Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site

Rancho Los Cerritos is an historic home and gardens located in Long Beach, California. While the history of the land dates back many centuries, the house itself was built to be the headquarters of a 27,000 acre cattle ranch in 1844 by Los Angeles resident John Temple. The ranch evolved during the 175 years since its construction, its ownership and land use changing several times before becoming a…

Robert Mendel Research Collections - Collection #1: Historic Garvanza, Highland Park Northeast LA. /. Collection #2: Location Scouting Photography Folders 1981- approx. 2002

Collection #1: Photo archive (many obtained from LA Public Library Collection, plus others from misc. sources)., Historical Document archive (many also obtained from LA Public Library collection, but many others as well). All items of particular interest to those interested in Northeast Los Angeles, especially Highland Park, Garvanza, and Eagle Rock.   Collection #2: I have aggregated the history…

Russian Research Collective / Los Angeles

The collection consists of documents and ephemera related to the Second and Third Wave of Russian immigrants to Los Angeles (post-1917 and post-WW2) and their descendants. Among the collection, holdings are periodicals, photographs, video and audio materials, publications, and miscellany relating to the prominent community members who were employed in the motion picture industry, theater, music,…