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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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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 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

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Women’s History Month

Celebrate Women’s History Month by listening to her story. Visit the 2019 collaborative site, for exciting programs. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and… Read More Women’s History Month

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San Diego Museum of Art

The San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) is located in Balboa Park. The contemporary gallery contains fascinating, large installations such as these John McCracken and DeWain Valentine polyester resin pieces. Within the permanent collections, you will find incredible pieces like the René Magritte and Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí. Currently on view is the Artists… Read More San Diego Museum of Art

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100th Armistice Day

#WWI was a #homefront experience for millions of women. Julia Hunt Catlin Park Depew Taufflieb, an American #socialite, directly contributed to impede combat casualties. During the #GreatWar, Julia converted Chateau d’Annel, her French mansion, into a 300-bed military hospital for the #Allies for four years with her own money. According to the World War I… Read More 100th Armistice Day

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National Archives Month

The National Archives recognizes the month of October as American #ArchivesMonth. You can join the conversation via Twitter on Wednesday, October 3, for #AskAnArchivist Day. The nation will use this online, communal space to discuss what it entails to be an archivist. Learn more about the nation’s heritage by reading Stories about National Archives history in… Read More National Archives Month


Oral History

Lee Bevilacqua shared in her oral history, “Well…went into war, I felt that I should contribute something. So, I decided to join the Marine Corps. It seemed like a smaller unit. That’s why I joined it. And I worked with…in Quantico with the commandant there, doing various jobs. One of my last jobs I liked… Read More Oral History