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Spotlight on Summer: Picnic Menus, Part 1

by Jennifer Scerra

“There are as many kinds of picnics as there are people to go on them, places to go, and means of getting there.” …

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Museum Director Musings: Wo/Men at Work in the 3rd Street Tunnel, ca. 1900

by Paul R. Spitzzeri

As Los Angeles expanded dramatically during the Boom of the 1880s and development moved westward, the Bunker Hill area was a barrier between downtown and those new areas.   466 more words

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Museum Director Musings: At Our Leisure in the San Gabriels, circa 1910s

by Paul R. Spitzzeri

At Our Leisure is another feature of Museum Director Musings that will look at the many ways in which leisure and tourism were such important parts of the greater Los Angeles area up through the 1920s. 425 more words

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Museum Director Musings: Book Binding and Box Making

by Paul R. Spitzzeri

Colleague Melanie Tran, who has been our Collections Assistant since 2013, just got back from Telluride, Colorado, where she attended two intensive week-long sessions offered by the American Academy of Bookbinding.   442 more words

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