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Glen Creason, Librarian III, History & Genealogy Department


Faces Behind the Places in LA

December 02, 2014

     Driving, biking or even walking! around LA we see many place names that we have come to take for granted. Many of these place names were inspired by Angelenos who helped create them. These are just a number of the faces behind the places.


L.A. Stories from the "Map Cave" graphic

L.A. Stories from the "Map Cave"

August 11, 2014

I have always felt it was a shame that so many maps and the stories they tell are buried in drawers where no one can hear them.


The picture of Rotunda of Los Angeles Central Public Library - Upper Level 2

Reasons to visit the History Department in person

October 17, 2013

While new technology points toward every reference resource being digitized and on your hand-held something there are library beauties that can only be savored in person, in your actual hand kind of experiences.


An open movie book

Books vs. Movies, Part 1

February 06, 2013

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.  ~John LeCarre


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