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.
Japanese row houses, Terminal Way, Terminal Island (fishing nets in foreground)
12020-09-30T15:38:52-07:00Curtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e310112Japanese row houses on Terminal Way, Terminal Island, with fishing nets in the foreground, December 21, 1932. Photograph by Anton Wagner.plain2020-10-11T18:35:38-07:0012/21/1932California Historical SocietyIn Copyright - Educational Use Permitted (This Rights Statement can be used only for copyrighted Items for which the organization making the Item available is the rights-holder or has been explicitly authorized by the rights-holder(s) to allow third parties to use their Work(s) for educational purposes without first obtaining permission.)Japanese row houses, Terminal Way, Terminal Island; fishing nets in foreground, Los Angeles: 1932-33 by Anton Wagner, PC 017, California Historical SocietyTerminal Island, Calif.Anton WagnerStella Castillo3fcfe63ebb36641784421d25ab3a77ed9ea98855
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1term2020-10-05T17:20:38-07:00Suzanne Noruschatd5b4fb9efb1f1d6e4833d051ebc06907bb9dba64California Historical SocietyCurtis Fletcher8The California Historical Society’s mission is to inspire and empower people to make California’s richly diverse past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives.
For Los Angeles and the surrounding area, the collections include nearly 23,000 photographs from the Title Insurance and Trust Company (TICOR) and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce (LAACC), housed and managed for CHS by the Regional History Center at the University of Southern California and viewable through the USC Digital Library (digitallibrary.usc.edu). Documenting development of the Los Angeles region from 1860 to 1960, the TICOR collection includes the work of many prominent local photographers, including C. C. Pierce. The LAACC collection includes promotional images in addition to those that depict the growth of the city and its transportation systems.
Southern California is well represented throughout CHS’s photography holdings. Notable collections include Anton Wagner’s Depression-era photographs of Los Angeles, 1932–33; Adolph Petsch’s early views of Pasadena and greater Southern California; Los Angeles Fire Department photographs, 1912–15; and Nina Page’s 1905 panoramas of Bonnie Brae Street, Rosedale Cemetery, Santa Monica, Terminal Island, and the Pasadena ostrich farm.
The California Historical Society can be searched in three ways. The Online Catalog contains basic descriptive records for manuscripts and photographic collections; books and pamphlets; periodicals, posters, broadsides, maps, and newspapers; and other materials. The Digital Library contains digitized primary sources such as photographs, maps, and ephemera. And the Online Archive of California contains detailed guides to manuscript and photography collections, digital images, and digitized oral histories.structured_gallery2020-10-09T13:33:09-07:00Curtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e