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Jun122020
When: 9:30AM - 9:30AM
This year LARHF will be taking a 5 day virtual field trip to keep you entertained and safe for only $100! Starting on Monday, June 8th, 2020, LARHF will send you a daily... Read more
Jun102020
When: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
The June 9 L.A. as Subject General Membershp meeting will be held online via Zoom. You have the option to call in by phone or login with a computer or both (a good option if... Read more

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Like many of Los Angeles' first public parks, Eastlake (now Lincoln) Park began as unwanted land: a fifty-acre site rejected by a railroad and given to the city for free. But like its crosstown rival, Westlake (now MacArthur) Park,...
The Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) has played an important historical role in the development of the Los Angeles art scene and has launched the careers of well-known artists who are currently highlighted in the exhibition Golden...
L.A. as Subject is pleased to announce a new collaboration with KCET.  A new blog, SoCal Focus, on the public television station's website complements the station's coverage of local news, events, and issues. KCET has invited L.A. as...
Los Angeles history comes alive at the 8th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar. Organized by L.A. as Subject and presented by the USC Libraries, the annual event celebrates the diversity of Southern California’s history. For scholarly...
One hundred years ago last Friday, a town named Owensmouth was born on the barley fields of the San Fernando Valley. "Like an eaglet bursting asunder the egg which nourished its embryonic life," the Los Angeles Times gushed in its...
L.A. as Subject's latest contribution to KCET's SoCal Focus blog looks at the history of Los Angeles baseball stadiums, from the ballparks that hosted the Hollywood Stars and Los Angeles Angels to the controversial creation of Dodger...
Entire towns have vanished from the Southland. The street grid of Morocco once stretched across the same gilded real estate occupied today by Beverly Hills. The ruins of a town named Minneapolis lie beneath Atwater Village. The...
With a renovation of the Tom Bradley International Terminal underway, and with Metro considering a fixed-rail transit connection, change is again afoot at Los Angeles International Airport -- the transportation hub that has hardly...
Last chance to vote for incoming Executive Committee members and Chair. Tour the LA City Archives Get the latest Archives Bazaar 2011 developments More details can be found here: http://www.laassubject.org/index.php/meetings_events/...
Join the Allendale Branch Library as it hosts “An Afternoon with Megan Marshall” on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.  A graduate of Pasadena’s Allendale Elementary and Blair High School (1971), Marshall returns to her hometown for...
With the combined equivalent of 14 million standard shipping containers moving through San Pedro Bay's harbor each year, it's likely that many of the TVs, toys, and other imported goods sold at deep discount this Black Friday will...
The Archives Bazaar Pre-Program is a series of events celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar and the 20th anniversary of LA a Subject.  All events are free and open to the public!
Early photographs of Los Angeles surprise for many reasons, but often what's most striking is how empty the city looks. Open countryside surrounds familiar landmarks. Busy intersections appear as dusty crossroads. Southern California...
As architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times, Christopher Hawthorne is an authoritative observer of Southern California’s urban environment. Throughout the year on the Times’ Culture Monster blog he has engaged in an ambitious...
Wrigley Field: baseball fans will forever associate the name with the Windy City. But for decades the City of Angels boasted a Wrigley Field of its own—the longtime home of the minor-league Los Angeles Angels. Los Angeles’ Wrigley...