Historical Society of Long Beach
4260 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90801
Contact: Ms. Julie Bartolotto, Executive Director
Institution Type: Archive, Charitable Organization, Community Service Organization, Cultural Institution, Gallery, Historical Society, Museum, Non-profit Organization, Research Center/Institution
Web site: http://www.hslb.org
The Historical Society of Long Beach was founded to promote, perpetuate, publish, exhibit, develop, and preserve Long Beach history. Its holdings include twenty-six thousand images, both negatives and photographic prints; pamphlets; documents; books; ledgers from social clubs, businesses, and the Pike; City of Long Beach directories; scrapbooks; maps; and other ephemera related to Long Beach and its vicinity, including Signal Hill and other portions of southeastern Los Angeles County.
Regions Covered: Primarily Long Beach and vicinity, including Signal Hill and other parts of southeastern Los Angeles County
Type of Materials: Architectural Drawings, Artworks, Audio Recordings, Books, Cultural Artifacts, Materials & Objects, Databases, Diaries/Journals/Personal Papers, Ephemera, Films/Videos/Moving Images, Institutional Publications, Institutional Records, Large Format Papers, Manuscripts, Maps, Memorabilia, Official Records, Oral Histories, Photographs, Unprocessed/Unknown, Yearbooks
Time Periods: 1848-1899, 1900-1920, 1921-1949, 1950-1963, 1964-1980, 1981-Present
Sectors of the Population: Artistic Communities, Business, Clubs/Service/Social Organizations, Community Service Organizations, Education, Employment, Gender Specific, Labor Unions, Politics/Government, Professional, Religious, Seniors, Students, Veterans, Youth, African Descent, Asian Descent, European Descent, Jewish Descent, Mexican Descent/Chicano/Latino, Native American Descent/Indigenous, Multiethnic
Catalog System: PastPerfect Museum Software
Digital Formats: 25%: Description of photographic collection on "History Database" 25%: Description of articles related to Long Beach on "History Database"
Loan To Others: Yes
Exhibition Frequency: Ongoing
Outreach: Brochures/Flyers/Pamphlets, Class Visits, Community Service, Directories, Exhibitions, Internet, Mailings, Meetings, Newsletter, Public Lectures & Programs, Word of Mouth