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.
Los Angeles as it appeared in 1871
12020-09-30T15:38:53-07:00Curtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e310113Bird's eye view of Los Angeles surrounded by vignettes symbolizing key moments and features in the city's history to 1871, including ranchos; old and new city halls; a view of the pueblo in 1853; zanjas and waterwheels; Placerita Canyon, site of discovery of gold; early vehicular traffic (the Spanish carreta); hacienda life; Chinese dragons from fiesta parades; the Battle of La Mesa 1847; the Federal Building, site of many vigilante hangings; and more.plain2020-10-11T19:14:43-07:001929California State LibraryWe believe it is not in copyright and offer it for download on our site.Los Angeles as It Appeared in 1871, Founded in 1761. Los Angeles, Calif: issued by Women’s University Club of L.A., 1929. Print. California State Library, Sacramento, California.Los Angeles, Calif.Gores. Issued by Women's University Club, Los Angeles.Stella Castillo3fcfe63ebb36641784421d25ab3a77ed9ea98855
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1term2020-10-05T17:36:51-07:00Suzanne Noruschatd5b4fb9efb1f1d6e4833d051ebc06907bb9dba64California State LibraryAnuja Navare12Established in 1850, the California State Library is the central reference and research library for state government and the Legislature.
The library collection includes more than 4 million titles, 6,000 maps, and 250,000 photographs. It has an extensive collection of documents from and about the state’s rich history and is one of the major genealogical reference libraries on the West Coast. It also holds significant collections from Mexico, the United Kingdom and Europe, with manuscripts dating back to the 13th and 14th centuries. The State Library is both a State and Federal Depository Library, providing free and open access to government information, and is a U.S. Patent and Trademark Resource Center. It is home to the Bernard E. Witkin State Law Library and the Braille and Talking Book Library. It also directs state and federal funds to support local public libraries and statewide library programs and services. https://www.library.ca.gov/
The Library’s California History Section holds a premier collection of documents from and about California's rich history. Our vaults house thousands of rare books, maps, newspapers, and periodicals in addition to a huge collection of one-of-a-kind photographs, letters, and ephemeral items such as posters, pamphlets and sheet music. Visit https://www.library.ca.gov/california-history/ for more information. The Sutro Library (the State Library’s San Francisco branch) holds the original collection of Adolph Sutro (1830–1898), California businessman and San Francisco mayor. The library has a large collection of publications and items dating from the 13th to the 21st centuries as well as one of the largest genealogy collections in the U.S. Visit https://www.library.ca.gov/sutro/ for more information.structured_gallery2020-10-28T16:38:17-07:00Anuja Navare619d973337c5e8c06c8c003b798b149be77db996