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Doheny Memorial Library reading room hosting the Archives Bazaar with booths and participants

Relive the 2020 Archives Bazaar

ALL DAY. ALL IN ONE PLACE. ALL VIRTUAL

The 15th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar was held on October 17, 2020. For the first time in its 10-year history, it was done completely virtual.
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Los Angeles Almanac

In addition to publishing an online reference about Los Angeles County and several contemporary original wall maps of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, we possess and exhibit online a collection of more than 500 original vintage postcards about Los Angeles County, dating between 1900 and 1970.
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Writers Guild Foundation, Shavelson-Webb Library and Archives

As the only collecting institution focused solely on the art, craft, and history of Hollywood writers and their labor union, the Writers Guild Foundation Library & Archive are vividlly relevant to the creative and business communities of Los Angeles. The holdings document a rich facet of Los Angeles culture in relation to the role of writers in the entertainment industry. The collections...

Wende Museum

The Wende Museum collects artworks, artifacts, and personal histories that record daily life, creative expression, and political developments in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union during the Cold War period. The collection comprises a variety of media including design objects, works on paper, ceramics, paintings, sculptures, posters, furniture, textiles, photographs, films, videos, sound...

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