Nathan Masters | KCET
Nathan Masters is host and executive producer of Lost L.A., an Emmy Award-winning public television series from KCET and the USC Libraries. The show explores how rare artifacts from Southern California's archives can unlock hidden and often-surprising stories from the region's past. Nathan’s writing has appeared in many publications, including Los Angeles Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. He also helps manage public programs and media initiatives at the USC Libraries, home to the L.A. as Subject research consortium.
Post date: 2017-08-30T13:12:52-07:00
Taken from a hot air balloon, it was probably the first aerial photo of L.A.
Post date: 2017-08-29T15:50:14-07:00
The unusual traffic hazards – the result of deliberate town planning – became local landmarks.
Post date: 2017-08-09T17:02:16-07:00
It opened one year after Venice of America – that other Southern California development boasting saltwater canals and an Italian name.
Post date: 2017-08-03T08:56:35-07:00
The California Branch State Normal School occupied a hilltop site in downtown L.A. The teacher's college later became UCLA.
Post date: 2017-07-26T21:42:45-07:00
The American Civil War inflamed passions in distant Southern California.
Post date: 2017-07-21T16:48:24-07:00
Ancient oaks and sycamores marked the boundaries of many Mexican-era rancho land grants.