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Gifts from out of state! Special thanks to Ron from Port Townsend, WA who sent us this image from a collection of slides depicting downtown Los Angeles. The address "835 S. Main" is written on the edge of the slide.



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.



2015 Marie Northrop Lecture Series What Happened to the Ethnic Communities of Historic Los Angeles, Part2? We have tenative dates for our annual lecture series. In 2015, we'll be looking at the ethnic communities of historic L.A. For more details please visit 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.