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12 Librarians Who Made or Saved Los Angeles History

For National Library Week, we honor the librarians that made Los Angeles a smarter place.

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The LAhistory Twitter project is a mother-daughter effort. From 1960s-80s, the mother wrote about Los Angeles for Sunset Magazine, followed by a 25-year career at the Huntington Library. The daughter didn't appreciate the history ...
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