Los Angeles City Historical Society Annual Gala & Awards Ceremony
The Los Angeles City Historical Society will host its 2019 annual awards banquet at the Wilson Harding Club House in Griffith Park on Sunday, March 10, 2019, with the social hour starting at 12 pm, followed by brunch and the program. The cost to attend is $55. Parking is free.
We are honored to have two exciting speakers, Mike Eberts, professor of journalism at Glendale Community College and author of the definitive book on Griffith Park, Griffith Park: A Centennial Historyand Carolyn Brucken, PhD, curator of the upcoming year-long exhibit on Griffith Park at the Autry Museum.
In addition, each year at the gala, the Society recognizes a set of exceptional individuals and organizations who have contributed to the greater understanding and awareness of Los Angeles history. This year, the LACHS is presenting six awards to the following for their noteworthy efforts:
David G. Cameron Preservation Award – Center for the Study of Political Graphics
J. Thomas Owen History Award – Thomas Pinney, PhD
Miriam Matthews Ethnic History Award – Marne L. Campbell, PhD
Honorary Life Member Award – Alan Hess
Archives Education and Advocacy Award – Xaviera Flores Schmied
Los Angeles Community Empowerment Award – Self Help Graphics & Art