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Dec052020
When: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Please join us for a webinar with three of our 2020 LACHS Scholarship recipients. Students will present their essays followed by a Q&A session. The webinar will also be... Read more
Dec082020
When: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Agenda: California Historical Society Re-Opening Plans Virtual Exhibits Lightning Round Archives Bazaar Debrief Discussion Show your Sheets!: A Musical Show and Tell - To... Read more

News

This year, the 170th anniversary of California’s becoming the 31st state in the union, the California State Library is collecting and sharing 170 original stories that describe who—and what—California is for its website, Cal@170. The...
Together with the communities who collectively share their personal stories with me, have cracked open a code.  ~Guadalupe Rosales The Avery Clayton Spirit Award was established by the Executive Committee of LA as Subject in 2010....
Here are 10 ways to get involved with the 15th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, going all virtual, all day on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Follow the links listed below to get started. Contribute to Archives Bazaar When I think of...
Los Angeles Home Movie Day 2020 (Virtual) Saturday, October 17th 5:00pm - 8:00pm RSVP here!   https://www.centerforhomemovies.org/event/los-angeles-home-movie-day-2020/   Los Angeles Home Movie Day celebrates amateur and regional film...
This year’s Virtual Archives Bazaar will include an online History Keepers exhibit featuring items from member collections. We are asking members to submit items from their collections to be included in an online exhibit built in the...
A group of 11 local high school students have become the first graduates of the Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation’s Virtual History Internship Program. The program, which was conducted remotely, trained interns to conduct and...
LAasSubject Archives BazaarCountdown The 15th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2020! This year will be a whole new adventure as the Archives Bazaar will be entirely virtual. Although the...
The day-to-day scenery of Los Angeles has changed dramatically since March 19 when the statewide safe at home order was issued to combat the spread of COVID-19. Many of us began to navigate working from home, figuring out at-home...
Everyone’s everyday life has been touched or disrupted since the first appearance of the current pandemic, COVID-19. The adjustments we make, the emotions we feel, and the actions we take will one day be the source of reflection,...
A list of COVID-19 community and professional resources has been published on the LA as Subject Website. The list may be found on the "About" page and is located at this URL: https://laassubject.org/covid-19-resources. The list is ...
The Lanterman House Archives, which preserves the history of the Crescenta/Cañada Valley, is inviting local residents to share their experiences living through the current COVID-19 pandemic in a new digital archival collection titled:...
The Gerth Archives and Special Collections is inviting Southern Los Angeles County and Toro Nation community members to contribute materials that document their experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. The submissions will then be made...
Nominations for the L.A. as Subject (LAAS) Executive Committee are now being accepted. There are 4 seats that need to be filled for the incoming 2020-2022 Executive Committee term. Please send your nominations for Executive Committee...
Please see below for information on a small and diverse archival organizations survey that LYRASIS is conducting for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). Many LA as Subject members likely fit their small...
Sad news this morning. One of our fellow members, Josef Lesser, passed away last Friday. Joe was an enthusiastic and wonderful member of the LA as Subject Community and will be greatly missed. Our condolences go out to his wife, Jo Ann...