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Monday, September 24, 2007

ARCHIVES FEVER: THE 2nd ANNUAL LOS ANGELES ARCHIVES BAZAAR

Students, teachers, historians, and local history enthusiasts will find a treasure trove of L.A. history at the 2nd Annual LA History Archives Bazaar. Presented by L.A. as Subject, a research collective hosted by the USC

Libraries, the Bazaar offers numerous resources for exploring the rich histories of L.A.'s diverse communities and virtually any subject related to the Los Angeles region.

Held at the Huntington Library, the Bazaar will feature exhibits by 43 local historical collections, museums, and archives. Attendees can browse collections, schedule research visits, and consult with experts. Educational Programs will also be available throughout the day.

Location: Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2007
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Info: http://www.usc.edu/arc/lasubject

SCHEDULE OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN OVERSEER’S ROOM

11:00 a.m. What is LA as Subject? --- Ken McGuire & Phil Ethington

11:30 a.m. DNA – The Archive of Your Ancestry --- Doug Miller

12:00 p.m. Get Involved – National History Day --- Lourdes Morales

12:30 p.m. You Can’t Take It With You: What to do With Your Collection When Your Kids Don’t Want it --- Carol Wells & Michael Palmer

1:00 p.m. There’s No Time Like the Present To Explore Your Family’s Past --- Paula Hinkel

1:30 p.m. Going Digital – Research Collections in the Electronic Age --- Todd Grappone

2:00 p.m. Everybody’s a Star: Preserving Your Home Movies --- Lance Watsky

2:30 p.m. Researching in Your Jammies: An Introduction to Accessing Archives from Home --- Jennifer Allan Goldman

3:00 p.m. Preservation 101 – Basic Tips for the Household Archivist
---
Michelle Light

3:30 p.m. What is LA As Subject --- Ken McGuire and Phil Ethington

FREE light lunch, refreshments, attendance, and parking.

Gilbert Estrada, Ph.D. Student
LA as Subject, Graduate Assistant
University of Southern California
History Department, SOS 153
3520 Trousdale Pkwy.
Los Angeles, CA 90089
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gilbertestrada/
gilbert.estrada@usc.edu
Cell: 562.857.0517

1 comment:

mrpostcard@charter.net said...

terrific program, can't wait for next year. thanks for letting me know