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Chinese New Year Festival at the Huntington:
Stories of Sugar Hill presented by Friends Of Residential Treasures: Los Angeles Map and guidebook available for download on February 13, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. for FREE! Stories of Sugar Hill is a seven-stop self-guided Trail map accompanied by in-depth research that celebrates the influential legends, icons, and trailblazers of West Adams’ Black history. This project supports the neighborhood’s efforts in collecting, archiving, and sharing the stories of West Adams by working with residents of the area. The experience is…
The online archive encompasses the myriad contributions of African Americans who have achieved cultural and historical prominence. This electronic resource includes biographies of such famous political and social figures, primary and secondary sources, including the complete WPA (Works Progress Administration) Slave Narratives collection, speeches, court cases, quotations, advertisements, and photographs, maps, and other images.
The library has an archive of over 7,000 photographs representing the contemporary and historic diversity of families in Los Angeles. Images were chosen from family albums and copied in a project sponsored by Photo Friends, a library support group. They include daily life, social organizations, work, personal and holiday celebrations.
Celebrate African American and Black History Month with LA County Library. Food nourishes the body and helps tell people’s stories. Explore the rich culinary traditions of Black Americans through cookbooks and capture your own culinary story using the recipe card template.
This moving, seminal, visual arts project was conceptualized and developed by the Arts Center Director, Rosie Lee Hooks who commissioned 13 artists from the community to use shovels as a canvas to honor the legacy of our ancestors. Each of the world-renowned, master artists who accepted the challenge have a history of building arts institutions in Watts and the greater Los Angeles community.