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Yellow and black letters on black background with the word Achievement in the center.

People of Achievement in Southern California

People of Achievement in Southern California was a live interview forum to discuss the work and histories of prominent local artists, artisans, authors, and book collectors. The program was produced from 1975 to 1985 by Norman Tanis who served as dean of the library from 1969 to 1990.

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Collage of portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Child Survivors of the Jewish Holocaust

The Child Survivors of the Jewish Holocaust Collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Sarah Traister Moskovitz as part of her research on the experience of childhood during the Holocaust. (Warning: Interviews contain graphic descriptions of violence.)

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Postcard with image of a house

San Fernando Valley History

Documents, manuscripts, photographs and graphic materials from public and private collections demonstrating the socio-economic changes and cultural evolution of the San Fernando Valley from the early 19th century through the end of the 20th century.

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