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Los Angeles (Calif.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

African American Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2021-003
Abstract This collection contains 15 photograph albums, as well as single and loose photographs featuring images of African Americans. Images depict families; children; soldiers; and infants in a variety of settings and participating in many activities such as parties and events; holidays such as Christmas and Easter; inside and in front of homes; in front of cars; birthdays; churches; parks; vacations; and others. Also included in this collection are school, graduation, and military portraits; and...
Dates: circa 1920s-1990s

Alfred and Bernice Ligon Aquarian Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2015-001
Abstract This collection contains archival materials and rare books related to Alfred and Bernice Ligon as the proprietors and founders of The Aquarian Book Shop and Aquarian Spiritual Center in Los Angeles, CA; their interests in African American history and culture; and studies and teaching of metaphysics, occultism and black gnostic studies. The archival collection concentrates on the operations and events of the Book Shop, curriculum of the Spiritual Center, and African American culture. The rare...
Dates: Late 1800s - 2014; Bulk 1941-1996

Glenn M. Anderson Papers

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Identifier: SPC-1983-001
Abstract This collection comprises papers related to the long political career of Glenn M. Anderson, who served in California as mayor of the city of Hawthorne, as State Assemblyman, and as Lieutenant Governor, then represented the state in the House of Representatives. The wide-ranging collection contains legislation, reports, correspondence, scrapbooks, newsletters, audio-visual material, and other items recording Anderson’s deep involvement in the political issues facing California and the United...
Dates: 1870s-2000; Majority of material found in 1940-1994

B-E Collection: Lesbians and Their Careers

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Identifier: SPC-2021-020
Abstract

This collection contains oral history interviews of lesbians discussing their lives and includes discussions regarding childhood, careers, coming out, lesbian relationships, family, hobbies, education, and other topics. Material in this collection is available to view at:Lesbians and Their Careers (B-E Collection)

Dates: March 2021-October 2022

Sidney A. Ball Policewoman Daily Calendars Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2017-003
Abstract This collection contains one box of seven daily calendars kept by Sidney A. Ball, a Los Angeles Policewoman from 1929-1965, making her one of the first policewomen on the force. Entries within these calendars include: brief summaries of interactions and observations from Ball’s time as a policewoman, such as bookings for prostitution, intoxication, and verbal and physical altercations with police officers- including Ball. Ball also kept a record of addresses, birthdays, lunch and dinner...
Dates: 1934-1955

Chicano/Latino Family Photograph Albums

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Identifier: SPC-2021-011
Scope and Contents This collection contains seven photograph albums comprised of 856 mostly black-and-white photographs belonging to a Southern California Chicano/Latino family. A majority of the photographs were taken in the 1950s and depict the family and their friends posing with dogs; in front of yards; in homes; at the beach; at the beach and Pike amusement park in Long Beach, CA.; camping trips; during holidays; and possibly during family vacations. Other photographs include: school portraits; cars;...
Dates: 1939-1958; undated

Collage Ensemble Inc. Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2020-021
Abstract This collection contains material regarding Collage Ensemble Inc., a multicultural Los Angeles area art collective. A majority of the collection contains photographs, flyers, moving images, audio files, press releases, clippings, programs, grant applications, proposals, and show notes regarding various Collage Ensemble Inc. performances, projects, and shows. Also included are financial records, memorandums, by-laws, meeting minutes, t-shirts, artwork, clippings and flyers related to Los...
Dates: 1919-2015; undated; Majority of material found within 1983-2002

Collection of Nisei Week Festival Programs

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2019-040
Abstract

This collection contains programs from the Nisei Week Japanese Festival in Little Tokyo, California. Some items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: August 1949-2019

Documenting COVID-19 in Southern Los Angeles County Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2020-018
Abstract 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

Charles H. Eilers Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2014-003
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Charles “Carl” H. Eilers (1875-1948) and his family. The Eilers family owned and farmed Rancho San Pedro lands between Dominguez, Alameda, Del Amo, and Santa Fe streets in what was to become Carson, CA from 1889 to 1958. Included in the collection are deeds and title papers, tax reports, receipts, statements, court papers and legal documents, ledgers, correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, and books. The bulk of the material is in...
Dates: 1872-2001; undated; Majority of material found within 1889-1958