LA as Subject

Collectively preserving, archiving and sharing the rich history and culture of Los Angeles

Studio for Southern California History

977 N. Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Contact: Sharon Sekhon, Director
Phone: 213-229-8890

Institution Type: Archive, Community Arts Organization, Gallery, Historical Society, Library, Museum, Non-profit Organization

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Archives and Collections

Oral histories, postcards, photographs from family albums, maps, books, videos, articles, magazines.

Regions Covered: Southern California

Type of Materials: Artworks, Audio Recordings, Books, Cultural Artifacts, Materials & Objects, Databases, Diaries/Journals/Personal Papers, Digital Files, Directories, Ephemera, Films/Videos/Moving Images, Maps, Memorabilia, Newspaper Clippings, Oral Histories, Photographic Equipment, Photographs, Postcards, Printed Works, Prints/Posters, Rare Books, Slides, Statistical Data, Unprocessed/Unknown, Yearbooks

Time Periods: 1848-1899, 1900-1920, 1921-1949, 1950-1963, 1964-1980, 1981-Present

Languages: Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Spanish

Sectors of the Population: Artistic Communities, Business, Clubs/Service/Social Organizations, College/University Faculty, Developmentally Disabled, Education, Employment, Gender Specific, Homeless, Labor Unions, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Migrant Workers, Musicians, People with disabilities, Politics/Government, Professional, Religious, Seniors, Sports, Students, TV/Film/Radio, Veterans, Youth, Multiethnic


Repository/Depository: Yes
Exhibition Frequency: Ongoing
Outreach: Brochures/Flyers/Pamphlets, Class Visits, Conferences/Conventions, Exhibitions, Internet, Mailings, Newsletter, Newspapers, Online Catalog, Public Lectures & Programs, Word of Mouth