Since 1976, the Los Angeles City Historical Society has worked to disseminate knowledge of the rich and diverse multicultural history of the city of Los Angeles. We are also the official Friends of the Los Angeles City Archives. Learn more about us by reading our history.
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COMING SOON: Sunday, October 2, 2016 -- “This is Los Angeles,” Michael Holland’s Marie Northrop lecture featuring newly digitized city-archive films, was a runaway hit. We are offering an encore presentation for all who missed it the first time. Please see our blog.
New Photo Database - Check out our new photo database on our Publications page under the Projects tab, curated by LACHS member and newsletter editor Anna Sklar, with the financial support of the John Randolph Haynes Foundation.