What Happened to the Ethnic Communities of Historic Los Angeles?
This lecture series is co-sponsored by Los Angeles City Historical Society and the History Department of the Richard J. Riordan Central Library. Lectures are held in the Mark Taper Auditorium, on the first floor of the Central Library (640 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles). Admittance is free and open to the public. 2014 Northrop Lectures Flyer.
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 2-4p.m.
Chasing Ghosts: Chronicling Los Angeles’ Hidden Italian History
Marianna Gatto, Executive Director of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 2-4p.m.
Central Avenue: Closing of the American West
Christopher Jimenez y West, Professor at Pasadena City College
Saturday, June 7, 2014, 2-4p.m.
Little Tokyo: 130 Years of Struggle and the Greatest Challenge is Yet to Come!
Michael Okamura, President, Little Tokyo Historical Society
Bill Watanabe and Bill Shishima, Board Members, Little Tokyo Historical Society