Major League Baseball Moves West: A 60-Year Retrospective
Oct
6
11:30 AM11:30

Major League Baseball Moves West: A 60-Year Retrospective

LACHS member Andy McCue, author of Mover & Shaker: Walter O’Malley, the Dodgers & Baseball’s Westward Expansion, and Robert Garratt, author of Home Team: The Turbulent History of the San Francisco Giants, will discuss the franchise moves, the consequences, and how the teams have become embedded in their communities.

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"Race to Hawaii" Presentation and a Guided Tour of the Flight Path Museum
Aug
21
10:30 AM10:30

"Race to Hawaii" Presentation and a Guided Tour of the Flight Path Museum

Race to Hawaii Presentation and Guided Tour of the Flight Path Museum

Nonfiction author Jason Ryan will discuss his new book, Race to Hawaii: The 1927 Dole Derby and the Thrilling First Flights that Opened the Pacific, which details the first attempts to cross the Pacific Ocean by airplane. 

The presentation will be followed by docent-led tours of the Flight Path Museum.

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Marie Northrop Lecture Series - The Faces of Change in District Eleven
Jun
10
2:00 PM14:00

Marie Northrop Lecture Series - The Faces of Change in District Eleven

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.

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Screening of  East LA Interchange
Apr
15
2:00 PM14:00

Screening of East LA Interchange

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.

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Marie Northrop Lecture Series - Robert Farrell: In His Own Words
Feb
11
2:00 PM14:00

Marie Northrop Lecture Series - Robert Farrell: In His Own Words

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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.

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Los Angeles and the Olympics - Marie Northrop Lecture Series
Jun
4
2:00 PM14:00

Los Angeles and the Olympics - Marie Northrop Lecture Series

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.

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