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The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse as viewed from outside.
The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse as viewed from outside.

San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

The historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse was constructed in 1927 for The Mission Play, by John Steven McGroarty, which told the story of the California Missions. In 1945, the City of San Gabriel purchased the playhouse and became a center of arts and culture in the ‘The Mission District’. This collection was digitized as part of the L.A. as Subject Digital Residency Program.

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Five young girls around a table looking at the camera with a cake in the center
Five young girls around a table looking at the camera with a cake in the center

Hometown Heroes: Girl Scouts of the Crescenta Valley

Hometown Heroes:Girl Scouts of the Crescenta Valley Collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and instructional materials which documents Girl Scouts in Glendale, California. This collection was digitized by Ambassador Girl Scout Annie Brundige for her Gold Award with the support of the L.A. as Subject Digital Residency Program.

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Old map of Shanghai
Old map of Shanghai

Old China Hands Oral History Project

The Old China Hands Oral History Project Collection contains interviews with "Old China Hands," foreigners who lived and worked in China before or shortly after the Communist takeover of China in 1949.

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