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Jun112019
When: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Please RSVP by Monday, June 3. Parking is free and located behind building. The main entrance is towards the front of the building and has a stairway and an elevator. The... Read more
Aug132019
When: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
The LA as Subject annual meetng will be held at the Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation (LARHF) and will start off by welcoming the 2019-2021 Executive Committee (to be... Read more

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The Studio for Southern California History publication Evergreen in the City of Angels is now available on amazon.com!
L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog revisted three classic tourist attractions from Southern California history: Marineland of the Pacific, Knott's Berry Farm, and the California Alligator Farm. Recently,...
Over 80 exhibitors, a day of preservation and programming, and 1200+ visitors!  Stay tuned to the LA as Subject website for up to date information about Archives Bazaar 2016. 2015 Los Angeles Archives Bazaar exhibitors: Academy of...
Established in 1856, St. Vincent Medical Center is the oldest medical institution in Los Angeles and celebrated operating for 157 years on January 6, 2013. The hospital’s sisters have collected more than a century of hospital photos,...
With budget cuts threatening the closure of Whittier's Pio Pico State Historic Park, L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET.org shares the story of Don Pio Pico, the last governor of Mexican California: On June 30, Governor...
Surfers. Palatial estates. Soul-crushing traffic. Pacific Coast Highway treats motorists to many iconic Southern California views and experiences. But two distinctively shaped rocks have been missing from the Pacific Palisades...
Evicted from City Hall lawns and other public spaces, protestors from across the country plan to "occupy" this Monday's Rose Parade by staging their own procession that will follow the final flower-encrusted float. Though the focus of...
Established in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has become one of the world’s top orchestras. Now, with wunderkind Gustavo Dudamel beginning his second year at the orchestra’s podium, interest in both the future and legacy of L.A.’s...
The Institute for Arts & Media, Department of Journalism at California State University, Northridge has received a $290,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the creation of a digital database of the...
In December, the city's Bureau of Street Services announced that it would remove the railroad tracks running down Alameda Street's center lane between First and Seventh streets. Lying dormant for years, the rails--tormentors of...
Chinatown and China City in Los Angeles by Jenny Cho and Chinese Historical Society of Southern California (CHSSC) This book chronicles the representations of Chinatown and China City in Los Angeles in historic postcards. In the...
Call it an early version of viral marketing. Promoters of two products -- a fruit and the region that grew it -- created hundreds of images of oranges, orange trees, and orange groves during the reign of Southern California's Orange...
Sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) the Collaborative Planning Grants support activities required to fully develop ideas for a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, which supports projects to recruit...
Electronic voting ends today Monday, June 10 at 11:59pm. Click here to cast your vote.
King of the road? Since 1965, the pedestrian rather than the private automobile has reigned over a three-block stretch of downtown Santa Monica. Today, the Third Street Promenade is one of the Southland's best-known examples of a...