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Preservation Month

Located in the heart of the Los Rios District, the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society has been restoring and preserving historical structures. It is adjacent to the Capistrano Depot that actively takes you on the train throughout SoCal. The National Trust for Preservation established the week long tradition of recognizing preservation practices during the Nixon… Read More Preservation Month

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Preservation Week

April 21 – April 27, 2019 Happy Preservation Week from the American Library Association (ALA)! We celebrate our archival process of collections, sorting, digitizing, and sharing our records. Please see the ALA tips on how to handle a variety of materials below. You will find more information and resources at www.ala.org/alcts/preservationweek. audio   |   books   |… Read More Preservation Week

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UCI Applied Innovation

Startup 70 Degrees Brings History Back to the Future Startup April 4, 2019 By Grace Wood History, although in the past, can help shape the future. Local historian and entrepreneur Jennifer Keil, co-founder of 70 Degrees, aims to change how archivists preserve historical data to show that history can be simultaneously fun and profitable. Named for the… Read More UCI Applied Innovation

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Malibu Lagoon Museum

The Adamson House in Malibu, CA is a delightful Spanish-Colonial revival property built in 1930. It was founded by Merritt and Rhoda Rindge Adamson. This land was part of the Spanish land grant deed to Frederick and May Rindge that was established as a cattle ranch. Ranchof Topanga Malibu Sequit was 24,000 acres with 22 acres… Read More Malibu Lagoon Museum

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Queen Victoria

Original photograph at The National Archives. Catalogue ref:COPY 1/432/63, ‘Her Majesty the Queen in pony carriage with Princess Christian and Princess Frederica of Hanover standing by.’ John Brown her faithful servant holds the reins. Photographer: Robert Milne, Sep. 11 1897 Read The Project Gutenberg eBook, Sixty Years a Queen, by Sir Herbert Maxwell or Towne… Read More Queen Victoria

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Barbie

Happy 60th Birthday, Barbie! In 1986, “Andy Warhol made his mark by creating images of American #icons. Barbie was added to the list when #Warhol painted her in 1986. The first Barbie portrait was reportedly inspired by Warhol’s #muse, Billy Boy, a jewelry #designer and member of New York’s downtown scene in the 1980s, who… Read More Barbie

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women since 1911. This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter. Visit www.internationalwomensday.com/IWD2019 for local events, posters, school packets, and research. International Women’s Day downloadable resources Teachers, parents, caregivers – use International Women’s Day as an important opportunity to educate… Read More International Women’s Day