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.
Foy Residence, Original Location
12020-09-30T15:38:59-07:00Curtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e310111View of the Foy Residence at the corner of 7th and Figueroa (current site of the Wilshire Grand Center). Built by Samuel Calvert Foy (1830-1901) around 1872, the house was moved to Witmer Street in 1920, and again to Carroll Avenue in 1992 where it still stands. Foy was the father of Mary E. Foy (1862-1962) a leader in the local suffrage movement and the first woman to serve as the Los Angeles Public Library's City Librarian.2020-09-30T15:38:59-07:00circa 1919Los Angeles Public Library - Photo CollectionNo Copyright- in public domain34.0498225,-118.2621762Security Pacific National Bank Collection/Los Angeles Public LibraryCurtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e
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1term2020-10-05T17:21:04-07:00Suzanne Noruschatd5b4fb9efb1f1d6e4833d051ebc06907bb9dba64Los Angeles Public Library, Photo CollectionLikhita Suresh3The Los Angeles Public Library’s Photograph Collections comprise a number of major collections including: The Security Pacific National Bank Collection, donated to LAPL in 1981, consisting of over 150,000 photographs documenting the growth of Los Angeles and its many neighborhoods. The SPNB Collection also contains images from the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce depicting business, industry, sports and agriculture in Los Angeles during its greatest growth spurt, 1920-1939. The Shades of L.A. archive contains images representing the full range of contemporary and historic ethnic and cultural diversity in the greater Los Angeles region. Copied from family albums in a project sponsored by Photo Friends, the photographs show daily life, work, social organizations, personal and holiday celebrations, and migration and immigration activities. Also archived are approximately twelve oral histories that were collected during the project and available through the LAPL website. http://www.lapl.org/catalog/shades/ The Los Angeles Herald-Examiner Photograph Collection consists of the newspaper’s morgue of 2.2 million photographs doumenting Southern California, the nation, and the world in the years from the 1920s to 1989. The Valley Times newspaper morgue spans from 1946-1972 and focuses on the post-war growth of the San Fernando Valley. The LAPL Photo Collection also has smaller collections of specific photographers including Ansel Adams, Herman Schultheis, Howard Kelly, Gary Leonard, Carol Westwood, C.C. Pierce, William Reagh, and Ralph Morris. https://tessa.lapl.org/photocol.htmlstructured_gallery2020-10-09T12:23:21-07:00Likhita Sureshfa36a2f3506609c5e2c064df653783c84fd35c54