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Flyer for South Bay Symposium Event in November 2018
Nov032018
When: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
CONNECTING COMMUNITIES WITH THE PAST The Compton 125 Historical Society and the Gerth Archives and Special Collections Department of California State University, Dominguez... Read more
Dec112018
When: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Save the Date - more information and directions to be posted soon. Thumbnail image: Edward Weston image from cover of Glendale, California: The Jewel City brochure, Stamats... Read more

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The USC Libraries and L.A. as Subject are pleased to announce the program for thte 11th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, to be held Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in USC's Doheny Memorial Library. Friends Lecture Hall (room 240) 9:00–9:50...
All Day. All in one Place. Experience the diversity of stories that make Southern California such a place of discovery. At the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, presented by L.A. as Subject and the USC Libraries, anyone with an interest in...
Congratulations to Sue Luftschein and Angel Diaz. Their term will start at the LAAS August 23 General Membership meeting. Sue Luftschein is the Archival and Metadata Librarian in USC Libraries Special Collections and Archives...
CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY and LA AS SUBJECT LAUNCH NEW “HISTORY KEEPERS” EXHIBITION IN LOS ANGELES • “History Keepers: Traversing Los Angeles” highlights around 30 institutions and privatecollectors who preserve, share, and...
The Wally G. Shidler Historical Collection is a collection of pamphlets, folders, maps, books, and electric railway time tables from the Los Angeles City, County and adjacent areas. The collection is heavy in Pacific Electric and Los...
The County of Los Angeles issued a formal proclamation to LA as Subject and special recognition for the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar event. The proclamation reads: WHEREAS, the research alliance L.A. as Subject has, since 1995, worked...
L.A. as Subject's latest post on KCET's website features several archival photographs and maps that illuminate how Southern California's patchwork of local government bodies came to be: As Governor Jerry Brown begins to tackle the state...
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...
Earlier this year, LA as Subject was announced as one of the 17 recipients of the Cal Humanities Community Stories grant. Community Stories (formerly the California Story Fund) gives expression to the extraordinary variety of histories...
Southern California's archives bridge the old and the new, offering invaluable historical context that isn't always immediately apparent in the contemporary landscape. We recently asked L.A. as Subject members to search their archives...
What did Southern California's beaches look like 100 years ago? Find out in L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog, which features 27 historical images from L.A. as Subject member institutions: Now that...