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.
The Writer Speaks: Robert Towne
12020-09-30T20:00:23-07:00Curtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e310114Robert Towne is a successful screenwriter with films such as The Last Detail, Shampoo, and Mission: Impossible among his many credits . In this oral history excerpt, he recounts his childhood in San Pedro and some of the inspiration behind the Los Angeles of the past he envisioned for the 1974 neo-noir film Chinatown.plain2020-10-02T13:27:50-07:0009/25/2008L.A. City as being home to the open internet, film industry, freeways, or other “L.A. firsts”Writers Guild Foundation, Shavelson-Webb Library and ArchivesLos AngelesWriters Guild FoundationThe Writer Speaks Oral History Project, 2008, The Writers Guild FoundationIn 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.)Hilary Swettcd5ec8edf676fb8512f57ded484e422144cea730
1term2020-10-05T17:42:16-07:00Suzanne Noruschatd5b4fb9efb1f1d6e4833d051ebc06907bb9dba64Writers Guild Foundation, Shavelson-Webb Library and ArchivesCurtis Fletcher4As the only collecting institution focused solely on the art, craft, and history of Hollywood writers and their labor union, the Writers Guild Foundation Library & Archive are vividlly relevant to the creative and business communities of Los Angeles. The holdings document a rich facet of Los Angeles culture in relation to the role of writers in the entertainment industry. The collections include Writers Guild of America historical materials, current and vintage produced and unproduced scripts, letters, periodicals, photographs, production materials, memorabilia, oral histories, and personal items pertaining to film, television, and radio writers. The non-profit Writers Guild Foundation strives to promote and preserve the work of writing for the screen, and to inspire and educate writers everywhere. In addition to the Shavelson-Webb Library & Archive, other programs include a robust slate of educational events, the Military Veterans Writing Project, and a Visiting Writers program.structured_gallery2020-10-12T15:41:05-07:00Curtis Fletcher3225f3b99ebb95ebd811595627293f68f680673e