A new exhibit at the Los Angeles Central Library features 34 historical maps from the Los Angeles Public Library's 100-year-old map collection. As the City Grew: Historical Maps of Los Angeles is on display through November 4, 2012 in the Central Library's First Floor Galleries.
In 1991, the Los Angeles Public Library and Photo Friends launched the landmark SHADES OF L.A. project where Los Angeles residents were invited to contribute copies of their family photos to the LAPL Photo Collection. The goal was to establish a photographic archive that truly reflected the… Read more »
Helen Agcaoili Summers Brown, founder of the Filipino American Library (FAL) and an icon of the Filipino-American community, died January 25, 2011. She was 95.
Brown was born in Manila, Philippines in May 16, 1915 to Trinidad Agcalli and Geroge Summers. After graduating from Manila Central High… Read more »
The USC Libraries announced on Thursday, October 7 that they are now home to the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives research collection. The collection is the largest in the world on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and culture.
The ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives is an… Read more »