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From the special collections of the Frances Howard Goldwyn Hollywood Regional Branch Library, this collection spans from the earliest years of the motion picture industry to the World War II era. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", these selected posters have been digitized and may be viewed online.
Selected travel posters of exotic destinations are from the collection housed in the International Languages Department and Rare Books at Central Library. The artwork finely demonstrates the sensibilities of 1920s and 1930s Art Deco and early Futurism. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", the posters have been digitzed and can be viewed online.
A collection of over 200 vibrantly-colored labels, designed for citrus growers throughout Southern California, mainly during the first half of the twentieth century. Many of the labels illustrate specific locations in the region, and are an excellent example of commercial graphic design from the period, as well as documenting the industry itself. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", the images have been digitzed and can be viewed online.
This selection of Los Angeles City and Street Directories spans from 1909-1987 and can be searched by name or address. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", the directories have been digitized and can be viewed online.
The map collection is over one hundred years old, contains more than 100,000 items and represents a wide scope, including local, national and international cartography. The online archive focuses on maps depicting Los Angeles and the West. The online archive is part of the Library's "Visual Collections", with the maps available for online viewing.
Genealogy resource with emphasis on original US military and Native American records from the National Archives as well as selected historical city directories, newspapers, and photographs.
* Parts of this resource will not work from the Library's Information Express terminals. All functions are available when using 15-Minute and Reservation PCs.
This is not a Library Collection. It is hosted for El Pueblo
The majority of these photographs reflect the early history of the Department of Water and Power, such as the establishment of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and the work of William Mulholland.
Over 300 Premier Travel Reference eBooks that include DK Eyewitness Travel Guides and Rough Guides to Countries and Cities. These eBooks can be translated into a number of different languages and sections downloaded to your electronic device.
This collection, contains photographs, documents, props, and costumes, has been cataloged. Part of the Library's "Visual Collections", the images are available for online viewing.