LOST LA “Griffith Park: The Untold History”

The Most Important Document in the History of Astronomy

The Carnegie Observatories archives holds about 250,000 glass plates in its vault, but there is one that stands out in its holdings: the glass plate that helped humankind discover the universe. Walk with host Nathan Masters; John Mulchaey, Director of Mt. Wilson Observatory and astronomer Allison Strom and learn why this unassuming plate holds the key to our place in the universe.

LA as SubjectA collaboration between the USC Libraries and KCETLink, Lost LA features the member collections of L.A. as Subject, a research alliance dedicated to preserving and telling the sometimes-hidden stories and histories of the Los Angeles region.

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