Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 154 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Papers, letters, reports, board meeting minutes books and records which relate to the formation and management of the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association (LACLO) and the subsequent California Civic Light Opera Association formed by the merger of the LACLO and the San Francisco Civic Light Opera Association.
Dates: 1938 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980
California Historical Society collection of Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce records and photographs
Abstract The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce materials document the activities of the organization from 1888 through the 1960s. Included in the collection are minutes from the Board of Director’s meetings, reports and publications from various government agencies and business, manufacturing and trade associations; a 35-year run of the Southern California Business Journal; exhibit and promotional graphics; and photographic materials, including prints, negatives, and slides.
Dates: 1888 - 1972
Abstract The California Migrant, Transient, and Homeless Populations collection consists of article offprints, booklets, unpublished papers, transcripts of hearings, newspaper clippings, one book, and twenty-two photographs spanning the years 1930-1992. All items in this collection (in one form or another) concern the rootless in society; especially prominent in these holdings are materials concerning migrant farm workers principally in California, but also in other parts of the nation. Other areas of...
Dates: 1930 - 1992
Abstract This artificial collection consists of various publications issued by California social welfare agencies. The collection was probably created, at least in part, from materials held in the USC School of Social Work Library, which were then transferred to the California Social Welfare Archives.
Dates: 1947 - 1996
Collection — Box 1
Abstract This small collection of reports and articles provides some information about the state of public welfare in California at the end of the 1930s. The material primarily discusses unemployment and services for the unemployed; it also includes a report evaluating the State Relief Administration with recommendations for reallocating functions and activities.
Dates: 1938 - 1939
Abstract The records contains reports either used or created by the District 7 office of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Caltrans District 7 is responsible for the planning, construction and maintenance of over 1000 highway and freeway miles in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
Dates: 1959 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990
Overview The Center for Feminist Research works with the Gender Studies Program at USC to create research opportunities for the study of women, gender, and feminism. The USC Center for Feminist Research records consists of office files, ephemera, reports, grant applications, and corresponence, 1987-2010, documenting the activities of the Center and its predecessor, the Institute for the Study of Women and Men. Included is information about specific fellowship programs and prizes, newsletters, various...
Abstract Century Freeway, officially named the I-105 Glenn M. Anderson (Century) Freeway Transitway, extends for 17.3 miles in a west-east direction, from Sepulveda Blvd near the Los Angeles International Airport to the I-605 Freeway. The freeway traverses nine cities in the County of Los Angles and interchanges with four freeways: Interstate Routes 405, 110, 710, and 605. Planning for the Century Freeway began in 1958 and it took 35 years to build. The freeway opened to the public in 1993. The...
Dates: 1966 - 1993
Abstract The Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park was founded in 1965 to organize public and official awareness and to raise support to preserve the park land as public open space, and to develop it for recreational activities. The mission and efforts of this vibrant "grass roots" organization are ongoing, and the Committee will continue to add materials which document its activities. The collection consists of fifteen boxes of records dating back to the Committee's early history in the 1960s. It...
Dates: 1965 - 2019
Collection — Box 1
Abstract The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks reports and brochure contains three items, two of which are reports on the City of Los Angeles' recreational infrastructure. One examines the immediate post-World War II era and is dated 1946, while the other dates from 1980; both are concerned with the improvements of city recreational facilities. The brochure (circa 1940s) outlines available recreation facilities and activities for senior citizens.
Dates: 1946, 1980, undated