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Gladys A. papers

Identifier: 7062

The Gladys A. papers contain diaries of Gladys A., a young woman who participated in sex work in and around Downtown Los Angeles. The diaries span from the day she arrived in LA in January of 1949 through 1953, detailing the daily experiences of her first five years in the city. The collection also includes photographs of Gladys with unidentified individuals, correspondence from her family in Michigan, memorabilia from her Catholic high school, and other miscellaneous personal items.

Dates: 1944-06-09 - 1979

Mabel C. Harris papers

Identifier: 7068

Mabel C. Harris, also professionally known as Virginia O'Neal and Martha Logan, was a trained home economist who, after working for Swift and Company and Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp., was hired by Vons grocery stores in 1960 to be the first home economist hired by a supermarket chain. Her papers consist of photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and cookbooks relating to her career in the Los Angeles food and grocery industry from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Dates: 1937 - 1989

Rock concert flyers and handbills collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7078
Abstract A collection of 52 flyers and handbills promoting various soft, folk, and alternative rock bands and music venues in California. The material dates from the 1980s to the 1990s and features acts such as 10,000 Maniacs, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Camper Yan Beethoven, The Roches, Red Kross, Terence Trent D'Arby, World Party, Chris Isaak, Lions & Ghosts, Sleestacks, Roller, Wednesday Week, and others. Many of the flyers list event information and pictures of the bands, but a few consist of a...
Dates: 1980s-1990s

John G. and Corrine Tomlinson collection of Southern California photographs, postcards, and memorabilia

Identifier: 7115
Abstract The collection consists of photographs depicting landscapes, portraits, and businesses in Southern California between 1875 and 1950; Los Angeles and Southern California maps and promotional booklets dating from 1880 to 1940; and approximately 5,250 postcards relating to Southern California dating from 1880 to 1940. John G. Tomlinson, Jr. and Corrine Tomlinson began collecting the material circa the early 1990s. The collection also includes a large format photograph by H. T. Payne of Benjamin...
Dates: 1875 - 1950

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