When I Think of Home: Images from L.A. ArchivesMain MenuIntroductionThe greater Los Angeles area is on the traditional lands of the Gabrielino/Tongva, Chumash, Fernandeño Tataviam and Yuhaaviatam/Maarenga’yam (Serrano) peoples. We acknowledge their presence here since time immemorial and recognize their continuing connection to the land, to the water and to their ancestors.L.A. FirstsMigration to Los Angeles in Pursuit of Health and HappinessThe Community and Cultural Enclaves of L.A.Los Angeles Architecture and LandscapesHistoric Home MuseumsContributorsChronologyMapping the ExhibitAcknowledgementsWhen I Think of Home: Images from L.A. Archives is the first digital History Keepers exhibit produced for the annual Archives Bazaar and would not have been possible without the collaboration of LAAS members and Archive Bazaar Exhibit subcommittee members.
City Market Produce Boxes
12020-09-30T15:38:52-07:00Curtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e310112These boxes are artifacts from the City Market in Los Angeles. Most peddlers selling produce to Los Angeles residents in the late 1880’s were Chinese. A space was created to regulate the produce market as the demand increased. City Market opened in 1909 just south of Historic Chinatown. Led by Louie Quan, ownership was diverse including many identified as Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Russian. The marketplace helped formed East Adams into a small Chinese community.plain2020-10-11T15:40:29-07:00Chinese American MuseumIn Copyright -This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).Chinese American Museum, Courtesy of Anna Chew and a gift of the Chinese Historical Society of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, Calif.UnknownAzalea Camachob7b82ca67faed536053316adb55adc430e94949c
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1term2020-10-05T17:40:51-07:00Suzanne Noruschatd5b4fb9efb1f1d6e4833d051ebc06907bb9dba64Chinese American MuseumStella Castillo5Symbolically housed in the oldest and last surviving structure of Los Angeles’ original Chinatown, the Chinese American Museum (CAM) is the first museum in Southern California dedicated to the Chinese American experience and history in Los Angeles. The museum occupies the historic 1890 Garnier Building within the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument and is located at 425 N. Los Angeles St. Museum is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, and is closed on Mondays and selected holidays. The mission of the Chinese American Museum (CAM) is to foster a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, America’s diverse heritage by researching, preserving, and sharing the history, rich cultural legacy, and continued contributions of Chinese Americans. CAM collects/has objects related to: Immigration to the United States, immigration issues (past and present) Chinese and Chinese American organizations, many of which operated out of the Garnier Building Sun Wing Wo Herb Store, which operated out of the Garnier Building Chinese American participation in the U.S. Military Livelihood Children’s toys Clothing, costumes, and other textiles Work created by Chinese American Artists Historic Chinatown New Chinatown The San Gabriel Valley The Chinese American Museum houses objects related to the history, livelihood, and experience of Chinese Americans, particularly in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, and the Garnier Building. The collection has grown to over 7,500 artifacts, documents, and photographs, spanning the late 19th century to the present. http://camla.org/structured_gallery2020-10-15T08:52:02-07:00Stella Castillo3fcfe63ebb36641784421d25ab3a77ed9ea98855