Field Notes

Irvine Ranch Jamboree

We had a great day at the Irvine Ranch Jamboree! Chris and Jennifer exhibited 70 Degrees along with 20 other historical organizations. This event was hosted by OC Parks and OC Historical Commission. Guests enjoyed live bands, historic vehicles, children’s crafts, a photo booth, and a petting zoo. Visit the Irvine Ranch Historic Park Monday… Read More Irvine Ranch Jamboree


Southwest Oral History Association Presentation

70 Degrees will be featured in Session Three of the 2018 SOHA Annual Conference on Saturday, April 28th at CSUF. Suzi Resnik (2017 James V. Mink Award recipient, SOHA; President of Viewing Voices), Annie Duval (organizer and oral historian, consultant with Viewing Voices) Jennifer Keil (Archivist for the Moulton Family Foundation, Consultant and Co-owner of… Read More Southwest Oral History Association Presentation


Library of Congress

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; [1872]; “Our Young Girls” In celebration of National Library Week, we are highlighting new online collections. “Archival materials from one of the most successful political partnerships in history, the collaboration of suffragists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton in the movement for women’s rights, have… Read More Library of Congress


National Library Week

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” — Albert Einstein Visit the American Library Association for National Library Week events! This year’s theme is “Libraries Lead.” #library #nationallibraryweek #quote#quoteoftheday #Stuttgart #Germany #ALA#American #libraries #libraryofcongress #USA #international #literacy #read #books#community #AlbertEinstein

Field Notes

UCI Libraries

Orange County has a unique tie to The Bard with Madame Modjeska. You will find elements of her story in UC Irvine’s Spring 2018 exhibit that makes the connection from Stratford to the OC. Professor Marcy Froehlich, UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts – Drama, made an incredible presentation last evening about her professional… Read More UCI Libraries

Field Notes

Ocean Institute

Dana Point has the Ocean Institute, an amazing science-based non-profit organization, that is dedicated to educating the community through programs. You will find the array of sea life well-documented in this living museum. The Pilgrim replica tall ship is based off of Richard Henry Dana, Jr. journey mentioned in his novel Two Years Before the… Read More Ocean Institute

Field Notes

The Broad

The Broad, Los Angeles’ newest modern art museum, has an incredible collection of pieces. You will enjoy the physical space that holds this phenomenal collection. You can preview what is on exhibit on their website and see what upcoming programs they are having for the community. We recommend that you prepare in advance for your… Read More The Broad

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Orange County Great Park

Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA is part of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro. Today, you can visit it for art and history exhibitions. This historic hanger holds a permanent collection of Marine and Home Front history. They have oral history listening stations with interviews conducted by CSUF’s Center for Oral… Read More Orange County Great Park


Women’s History Month

Happy Women’s History Month! We celebrate contributions made by ladies who work in the public and private spheres. We are grateful for your dedication. Visit the Women’s History Month website created by “The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution… Read More Women’s History Month

Field Notes

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has a new permanent exhibit titled, “Becoming Los Angeles.” The displays contain large format photos, artifacts, and videos set in a larger than life timeline that swoops between several rooms. Each area includes tributes to pioneer voices and captures the everyday experience on this former sprawling vista.… Read More Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County