Bill Rosendahl brought a lifetime of activism with him to City Hall in 2005. The Eleventh District continues to be one of the most diverse areas of Los Angeles. We will examine the past as represented by Marvin Braude and Cindy Miscikowski, and the changes brought by Rosendahl that continue in the office of Councilmember Mike Bonin.
East LA Interchange shows how Boyle Heights survived the construction of the largest freeway system in North America that threatened to destroy their proud, immigrant community. The film explores the shifting face of community in the United States today and argues why it should matter to us all.
The Hahn family is known from Los Angeles City Hall to the U.S. Congress. Please join us in discussion with Supervisor Janice Hahn as she helps us understand what made her family synonymous with public service and the legacy of that service to the present day.
Bob Farrell did many things in his life before coming to the City Council in 1974 to serve the Eighth District. He brought the city’s awareness to many issues outside its traditional boundaries. He continues to do so today after his city career. Come to listen and ask questions on the Taper stage.
Enjoy a tour of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles - home to the Pico House, Olvera Street, the Avila Adobe and other fascinating remnants of our city’s past.
Come by and meet some of our board members at our exhibit table.
Photo: Rich Schmitt
Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the African American Firefighter Museum – home of the old Fire Station # 30 in Los Angeles. There will be an exclusive docent led tour of the museum and refreshments will be served.
Join us for an exclusive tour led by the A.F. Gilmore Company's own archivist (and former LACHS board member) Brett Arena. We'll visit historic and contemporary merchants at the Original Farmers Market, a replica Gilmore gas station, Gilmore history kiosks as well as the Gilmore Adobe.
Explore the exhibits on Southern California’s formative years of aviation through the 21st Century.
Presentation by Tom LaBonge on the Anniversary of the Berlin Airlift and President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Berlin.
Presented by the LA84 Foundation at their West Adams location. Join us as we discuss the highlight of Tom Bradley's career as Mayor and get the latest on LA's bid for the 2024 Summer Games. Our guest speaker will be Wayne Wilson, Vice President, Education Services, LA84 Foundation. Tours of the facilities will be available. The library and archives will also be open during our visit.
Unrest, rebellion or riot? 25 years after the events of April 1992, we will get some perspective on what led up to the crisis, screen unseen video footage and discuss how things have or have not changed.
Screening of the documentary Bridging The Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers Lyn Goldfarb & Alison Sotomayor and guests.