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Nov292018
When: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Do you have collection items you would like to digitize, but need help getting started? Are you interested in partnering your digitization efforts with other institutions?... 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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“Favorite Foods:  Made in Little Tokyo”—the Little Tokyo Historical Society’s (LTHS) 2017 calendar is now available!  Photographs of yesteryear and contemporary foods and restaurants include the first sushi bar (Kawafuku), Umeya rice...
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...
Hotels have long served as temporary abodes for those visiting Southern California. Luxury hotels like the Raymond and the Green made Pasadena a coveted resort destination among East Coast elites in the 1880s. The Hotel Arcadia helped...
Balloons, dirigibles, and their many variations have long traversed SoCal's skies. L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog features archived photos from Southern California's ballooning past: August 17th...
In just one month's time, over 70 exhibitors will fill the halls of the USC Doheny Library to celebrate and showcase the artifacts, images, and primary sources that tell the history of Los Angeles. Click here to learn more about the...
Imagine the Los Angeles River before its metamorphosis into a concrete flood control channel, and Mark Twain’s quip about falling into a California river and coming out “all dusty” might come to mind. But the historical record,...
LALO GUERRERO was born in Tucson, Arizona on a cold Christmas Eve in 1916. An early love for music would take him far, learning to play the guitar when he was just nine years old. His mother was his first and only music teacher....
On Thursday, May 30, a new web video series showcasing L.A. as Subject member collections and the archivists, librarians, and experts who care for them debuts on KCET.org. Through photographs, maps, films, and other resources from L.A...
Today, the seaside community of Santa Monica could hardly be more different from the sprawling harbor district adjacent to San Pedro. An industrial landscape dominates the Harbor Area--the beaches of the former San Pedro Bay have been...