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Old Chinatown

Old Chinatown

By 1870, an identifiable "Chinatown" of two hundred or so inhabitants was situated on Calle de Los Negros - Street of the Dark Hued Ones - a short alley fifty feet wide and one blo ...
William D. Estrada - Chair Of The History Department For NHM

William D. Estrada - Chair Of The History Department For NHM

William D. Estrada, chair Of the History Department for NHM, shares his knowledge about the history of Los Angeles and its relation to historic preservation.
Chinese Migration And Labor Conditions

Chinese Migration And Labor Conditions

The sojourners - the first immigrants to California in the mid-1800's primarily from China's southeastern area - came in search of "Gold Mountain." Despite their invaluable contrib ...
Suellen Cheng -  Museum Director And Curator Of El Pueblo Historical Monument

Suellen Cheng - Museum Director And Curator Of El Pueblo Historical Monument

In the following videos, Suellen Cheng describes the first building blocks of the Chinese community in Los Angeles and the community's transition from a city of migrants to the hom ...
Tom Hayden - Author and Activist

Tom Hayden - Author and Activist

After being indicted on federal charges of conspiracy as part of the Chicago Seven, Tom Hayden briefly moved to Venice, living under a pseudonym.
Lincoln Place Apartments

Lincoln Place Apartments

Lincoln Place Apartments in Venice were built to address not only the post-Second World War housing shortage.