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Toyo Miyatake: Preserving History Through a Lens

Toyo Miyatake: Preserving History Through a Lens

Toyo Miyatake and his photography studio has captured and told the story of Little Tokyo and surrounding Japanese American community for decades.
Japanese Picture Brides: Building a Family through Photographs

Japanese Picture Brides: Building a Family through Photographs

In the early 20th century, marriage through picture brides was the only way for issei Japanese pioneers in the U.S. to start a family.
Portraits of El Alisal Visitors by Charles Fletcher Lummis

Portraits of El Alisal Visitors by Charles Fletcher Lummis

Many writers, musicians, and artists visited the home of Charles Lummis, often sitting for a portrait in front of his camera.
Birdman's Eye View of Street Art

Birdman's Eye View of Street Art

Classically trained musician moonlights by night as a stealthy photographer of street art.
An Intimate Look at Ansel Adams' Los Angeles

An Intimate Look at Ansel Adams' Los Angeles

A new gallery exhibit showcases selections from Los Angeles Public Library's collection of rarely seen Ansel Adams photos.
L.A. River Excursion: Frogtown West Bank

L.A. River Excursion: Frogtown West Bank

A short trip to the Los Angeles River can soothe a week's worth of stress. Grab a cup of coffee and visit Frogtown's West Bank.