The Library will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day.

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california history

Janos Xantus in front of his sketch from his journal
Nicholas Beyelia, September 25, 2018

A number of travelogues have been written about Los Angeles throughout the decades with a myriad of opinions on the cultural and social climate of the city.


pictorial map of california (detail)
Glen Creason, September 10, 2018

The last time I looked upon Admission Day as an important holiday for our dear Golden state was probably back in Sister Leocritia ’s grade 4 classroom at St. Helen school back when electricity was new.


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