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Overview The collection includes newsclippings, histories, flyers, newsletters, minutes, correspondence, programs, yearbooks, municipal papers, and histories related to or about the city of Compton. Subjects include commerce, education, private residences, historic preservation, city anniversaries, and natural disasters.
Overview This collection documents the COVID-19 pandemic as experienced by California State University, Dominguez Hills and Southern Los Angeles County community members. This collection includes student diaries, essays, letters, blogs, digital photographs, videos, local periodicals, and artworks. All materials in this collection are born-digital items, except for two boxes of Daily Breeze newspaper articles which are restricted to on-site use only. Material in this...
Dates: circa February 2020-May 2021
Overview This collection contains legal and business papers related to the Rancho San Pedro and to its owners, the Dominguez family. The Spanish crown gave the Southern California lands of the Rancho San Pedro to Juan Jose Dominguez in 1784, and in 1858 the United States government granted a patent confirming Dominguez family ownership of the Rancho. A few items predate the 1858 patent, but the bulk of the collection is from 1900-1960. Some materials concern the Rancho San Pedro itself, including...
Dates: 1769-1972; Majority of material found within 1900-1960
Overview The collection consists of color and black and white photographs, negatives, postcard-backed photos, and tin-types. Subjects of the photographs include people, businesses, churches, houses, schools, farming, transportation, and natural disasters. Communities covered in this collection include Compton, Torrance, Carson, Dominguez, Redondo Beach, Lynwood, Lakewood, San Pedro, Wilmington, Los Angeles, Terminal Island, and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Material from the collection is available online...
Dates: circa 1880-1967