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Member Directory

The County Archives documents the history of the San Bernardino County from its founding in 1853 to the present. The collection includes County records, photographs, ephemera, publications, newspapers and books on California history in general and Southern California and the Inland Empire in...

Contact: 
Genevieve Preston
Phone: 
909-890-1713

 

To share and make known the organization's significant archive and collections of San Fernando Valley history. SFVHS serves as caretaker of the Andres Pico Adobe historic site in Mission Hills as well as the Pioneer Cemetery in Sylmar.

Contact: 
Phyllis Hansen
Phone: 
818/365-7810

 

As a museum the San Gabriel Historical Association holds archival materials related to the history of San Gabriel and the surrounding areas.

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Phone: 
626-282-0632

 

We are a creating an archive of costumes, photos, newspaper articles, letters, and other ephemera to document the history of the Mission Play from 1911 to present, and the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse from 1927 - present. The archive will serve an important role in early California/Los Angeles...

Contact: 
Kelly Salloum
Phone: 
626-308-2865 x223

 

The SPBHS Archives are located at 638 S. Beacon Street, 6th Fl., San Pedro, CA 90731. Note: Mail is not delievered here.

The collections of the San Pedro Bay Historical Society comprise documents, large and small photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, slides, books, ephemera,...

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Archives at 310-548-3208
Phone: 
310-548-3208

 

Looking to connect with Orange and Los Angeles County history institutions for a greater understanding of regional Southland history.

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Phone: 
714-585-5523

 

The City of Santa Monica’s Cultural Affairs Division has a portable visual art collection produced by contemporary artists, including works by seventy-five Southern Californians. It also maintains a permanent collection of public art sculpture and urban design murals. These collections are...

Contact: 
Cultural Affairs Staff
Phone: 
310-458-8350

 

The Santa Monica Historical Society was founded in 1975 as part of the city’s centennial celebration with the mission of collecting and preserving the history, art and culture of the Santa Monica Bay Area. In 1988, a Museum was established to house the Society’s growing collections of artifacts...

Contact: 
Sara Crown
Phone: 
(310) 395-2290

 

Business records of the Santa Monica Land & Water Company incorporated in 1897 by Sen. John P. Jones and Arcadia de Bandini de Baker. SML&WCo sub-divided and developed about 50,000 acres in West Los Angeles including Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, and Bel Air. The Archives...

Contact: 
Ms Jan Loomis
Phone: 
858-674-1218

 

The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area archives documents this park unit of the National Park Service.  The digital archives contain materials from individuals and organizations connected to the recreation area such as environmentalist Margot Feuer, Chumash Chief Charlie Cooke,...

Contact: 
Gary Brown
Phone: 
(805) 370-2372

 

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...

Contact: 
Kathy Lo
Phone: 
310-458-8687

 

Founded in 1970 as "Art, Inc.", but incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1973 as "Self Help Graphics & Art" (SHG), SHG is dedicated to the production, interpretation and distribution of prints and other art media by Chicana/o and Latinx artists. Our multidisciplinary and...

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Alexa Kim
Phone: 
323-881-6444

 

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...

Contact: 
Emily Hopkins
Phone: 
626-798-7774