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If You Love L.A. History You Gotta Check Out The Los Angeles Archives Bazaar Tomorrow at USC

October 16, 2015 by Brian Champlin

Want to dive deep in to the history of our fair city?

You won’t want to miss the 10th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, presented by L.A. as Subject and the USC Libraries this Saturday starting at 9:00am.

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The Bazaar features more than 80 archives from public institutions and private collectors, all presented through an assortment of workshops, installations, screenings, panel discussions, and more, all in one a day-long event.

If you’re looking to fill in the gaps on what you know (or don’t know) about the story of how Los Angeles came to be, then this is the place to find out more info.

Oh, and the best part? It’s FREE and open to the public!

Watch the embed below for a look at last year’s event via PBS SoCal, and then highlights of this year’s program schedule after the jump.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HklK7Aw7qg

Program schedule for the day: (via L.A. as Subject)


All events to take place on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

First-floor Treasure Room 

12:00–12:50 p.m.
A guided public tour of the exhibition L.A.T.B.D., an installation inside the Treasure Room exploring diverse narrative futures for the city of Los Angeles

Friends Lecture Hall (room 240)

9:00–9:50 a.m.
Researching L.A. 101: How to get started with research about Los Angeles

10:00–10:50 a.m.
The Past, Present, and Future of L.A. as Subject

11:00–11:50 a.m.
Conversation: State Librarian Greg Lucas with KCETLink’s Juan Devis

1:00–1:50 p.m.
Pecha Kucha: A group of L.A. as Subject members will share notable items related to other milestone anniversaries (L.A. as Subject is turning 20 years-old in 2015).

2:00–2:50 p.m.
LAtitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas

3:00–4:10 p.m.
Lost LA: A combination of archive marterial and innovative storytelling

4:15–5:00 p.m.
Imbibing L.A.: Museum of the American Cocktail historian RICHARD FOSS will trace the evolution of liquor consumption in Southern California.

Intellectual Commons (room 233)

9:00–10:30 a.m.
Preserving Memories: How to Care for Photographs and Scrapbooks from Archival Treasures to Family Heirlooms

11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Personal Digital Archiving: Caring for Your Digital Shoebox

1:30–4:00 p.m.
Archivist for a Day


The Los Angeles Archives Bazaar takes place on Saturday, October 17.

Edward L Doheny Memorial Library is located on the campus of USC, 3550 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089

For more information on parking, visit the campus parking services website.

Metro and bus service is also available close to campus, so public transit is encouraged

Enjoy!

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