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California Native Plant Society Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2011-001
Overview Originally formed in 1965 in the east bay region, the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in California's native plants. CNPS 10,000 members work to promote native plant appreciation, research, education, and conservation through our five statewide programs and 33 regional chapters in California. This collection includes documents and materials created and/or collected by the South Coast Chapter of...
Dates: 1972-2005

Ishibashi Family Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2012-002
Overview The collection documents personal and business records of Ishibashi family, one of the pioneer Japanese farmers on the coastline of Palos Verdes Peninsula, California. The Ishibashi’s is a three-generation produce farmer, started approximately in 1910 and closed in 2012.
Dates: 1910-2011

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

South Bay Photograph Collection

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Identifier: SPC-1900-024
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

Frances Steiner, Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay

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Identifier: SPC -2018-050
Scope and Contents This collection contains mostly clippings regarding the Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay musicians and concerts. Also included is a plaque from the city of Carson presented to Dr. Francis Steiner for being a lifetime member of the Carson Symphony Orchestra.
Dates: 1984-2009