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Laura Dominguez

Laura Dominguez is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of Southern California, where she studies race, heritage, and place-making in the American West. She previously worked in advocacy and education for the Los Angeles Conservancy and San Francisco Heritage and is a founding board member of Latinos in Heritage Conservation.

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 Charles Alston (left) and Hale Woodruff at Beckwourth Pass
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Lost LA

How Two African American Artists Explored the Roots of Racism on the West Coast

When Golden State Mutual Life Insurance commissioned artists Charles Alston and Hale Woodruff to design a home office building, the duo traveled across California to retrace the steps of the region's Black explorers, settlers and leaders. Their mission? To design a headquarters for GSM that looked to California's future and recovered an erased Black past.
Great Hall/Long Hall
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Lost LA

How the Remnant of a Mexican Rancho Became an LGBTQ Landmark

Plummer Park reveals essential layers in West Hollywood’s history.
The Woman's Building, North Spring Street, Los Angeles
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Lost LA

The Woman’s Building: L.A.’s “Feminist Mecca”

Throughout its 18-year run, The Woman’s Building cultivated an experimental space for women from around the world to explore ideas in feminist theory and sexuality through art.
Jewel's Catch One
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Lost LA

Jewel’s Catch One: A Haven for the Black LGBTQ Community

The Arlington Heights club is believed to be the first large-scale discotheque in the U.S. to serve the black LGBTQ community.
Black Cat protests, 1967
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Lost LA

LGBTQ Activism Started Here: L.A. and the Black Cat Protests of 1967

On Feb. 11, 1967, a demonstration against an LAPD raid on the Black Cat bar in Silver Lake made LGBTQ history.
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