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Johns (Vernon E.) Family Papers

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Identifier: SPC-2015-006
Overview The Vernon E. Johns collection contains Weiskopf and Johns family archival materials in the fields of education, and both civil and aerospace engineering. The archival collection concentrates on the professional and personal lives of Vernon’s grandparents the Weiskopf’s and his parents the Johns. This includes Charles H. Weiskopf’s engineering patents and 32 years of employment documentation, and 20 years of both Margaret’s High School and employment documents. The Vernon E. Johns collection...
Dates: 1911-1981

Junior Drag Race Photograph Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2019-006
Overview This collection contains approximately 75 mostly black-and-white photographs featuring images of children participating in drag race events. Images include: children racing; children sitting in small drag race cars; and images of families and portraits.
Dates: 1958-1960, undated

Leuzinger High School Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2013-002
Overview The Leuzinger High School Collection consists of various school related materials beginning from its establishment in 1930 until 2010. Contents include: Olympian Reference Books and Newspapers, Pylon Yearbooks, miscellaneous materials such as class photographs, sports programs, musical and theater programs, The Alumnus newspaper, commencement programs, aerial views and layouts of the LHS campus and facilities, album records of musicals, scrapbook photos, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1960-2012

James Osborne History of Lawndale Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2018-027
Overview This collection contains materials related to "Some Images of Lawndale's Past, A Collection of Photographs and Memorabila of Lawndale, California prior to 1939" complied by James H. Osborne; as well as photocopies of newspaper articles and clippings from the "Daily Breeze"; Lawndale Annual Budgets; and LA County West Control District reports and meeting minutes.
Dates: 2004-2017

South Bay History Collection

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Identifier: SPC-1980-003
Overview The collection includes of brochures, flyers, newsletters, directories, reports, papers, newspapers, and newsclippings related to the communities of Carson, Davidson City, Gardena, Hawthorne, Lakewood, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Lynwood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, San Pedro, Terminal Island, Torrance, Wilmington, and Los Angeles. Subjects include historic preservation, municipal records, tourism, commerce, and transportation.
Dates: 1923-2005

Wada Family Photographs

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Identifier: SPC-2020-016
Overview The Wada family photographs features two negatives and ten pre-World War II images of mainly the Wada family as well as some images of members from the Ushijima family. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.
Dates: circa 1925-1940

Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka Photographs

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Identifier: SPC-2020-010
Overview The Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka photographs collection (1916-1990, bulk 1937-1941) includes digital reproductions of family photographs primarily documenting the life of Kiyoko Maeda Yoshioka in the years before, during, and after World War II. The collection also includes digital reproductions of a short essay written by Hatsuko Mary Yoshioka Higuchi, redress papers, and a handout from a sewing class at Poston Incarceration Camp. All materials in this collection are digital reproductions.
Dates: 1916-1990; Majority of material found within 1937-1941