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.
Student lounge (“the Dugout”) fireplace, California Institute of Technology, 1936
12020-09-30T15:38:54-07:00Curtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e310113In 1924, Caltech students gained a home away from home with the dedication of a long-needed student center designed by noted architect Henry Greene. Student donations funded the massive fireplace: bricks were sold for $1 and engraved with the names of purchasers. Seniors offered the bronze motto, juniors the large bronze T, sophomores the mantel, and freshmen the andirons. For many years students gathered around the beloved fireplace for recreation, relaxation, and scientific discussions.plain2020-10-11T18:46:29-07:001936Caltech Archives and Special CollectionsCopyright has not been assigned to Caltech Archives and Special Collections.California Institute of TechnologyThroop Club (Dugout) fireplace,” photograph 30.5-16, Caltech Photographs, Caltech Archives and Special Collections. ab20-ctech-02Pasadena, Calif.UnknownStella Castillo3fcfe63ebb36641784421d25ab3a77ed9ea98855
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1term2020-10-05T17:38:26-07:00Suzanne Noruschatd5b4fb9efb1f1d6e4833d051ebc06907bb9dba64Caltech Archives and Special CollectionsLikhita Suresh3The California Institute of Technology Archives and Special Collections, founded in 1968, has a mission of facilitating understanding of Caltech’s role in the history of science and technology. Our collections include the papers of Caltech researchers; photographs, film, audio, video, websites, and publications documenting Caltech’s history; scientific instruments characteristic of research at Caltech; and rare books anchored by the Rocco Collection of early modern physics and astronomy. We have been collecting oral histories of Caltech faculty and other affiliates since 1979, and have published approximately 200 transcripts on the web. Caltech has also made publicly available on the web the papers of astrophysicist George Ellery Hale, founder of Mount Wilson Observatory; aeronautical engineer and pioneer of human-powered flight Paul MacCready; and Nobel Prize-winning particle physicist and molecular biologist Donald Glaser. https://archives.caltech.edu/structured_gallery2020-10-09T11:56:24-07:00Likhita Sureshfa36a2f3506609c5e2c064df653783c84fd35c54