Past Events Photo Archive

Bruce Torrence Lecture (Northrop Series)

February 16, 2013 - Event photos

The event was held at the Richard J. Riordan Central Library. Historian Bruce Torrence spoke about the Hollywood Canteen as part of the "Coping and Living in Los Angeles During World War II" series.

 

Watts Towers Tour

October 20, 2012 - Event photos

The event was held at Simon Rodia’s Watts Towers. Afterwards, the group went to Phillips BBQ for lunch.

 

Ferndell Tour and Walk

July 21, 2012 - Event photos

The event was held at Griffith Park. LACHS board member Kay Tornborg led the tour.

 

Matthew W. Roth Lecture (Northrop Series)

June 2, 2012 - Event photos

The event was held at the Richard J. Riordan Central Library. Historian Matthew W. Roth, Ph.D. gave a talk entitled "Crafting the Image of Historic Los Angeles - The Myth and the Reality."

 

Tom Zimmerman Lecture (Northrop Series)

February 11, 2012 - Event photos

The event was held at the Richard J. Riordan Central Library. Tom Zimmerman, author of Paradise Promoted: The Selling of Los Angeles 1870-1930, gave a talk entitled "Crafting the Image of Historic Los Angeles – The Myth and the Reality."

 

Reception with Danny Munoz

January 29, 2012 - Event photos

LACHS board members, Councilman Tom LaBonge, Alexander King of the Old Spanish Trail Association, Julie Lugo Cerra, Culver City historian, Geraldine Knatz, Director of the Port of Los Angeles, and Nick Curry, historian, met at the home of Danny Munoz, president of the Associated Historical Societies of Los Angeles County.

 

The LACHS Annual Gala 2011

December 13, 2011 - Event photos

This year, the gala was held at the USC Doheny Memorial Library. During the evening, LACHS honored Dace Taube, Regional History Collection Librarian at USC, with the David C. Cameron Preservation Memorial Award; Paddy Calistro and Scott McAuley of Angel City Press with the J. Thomas Owen History Memorial Award; and Dr. William Deverell with the LACHS Honorary Life Member Award. Awards also went to former LACHS president Daniel T. Munoz, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Southern California Library. Councilmember Tom LaBonge was also present to recognize the awardees.

 

Kenneth Breisch Lecture (Northrop Series)

June 18, 2011 - Event photos

The event was held at the Richard J. Riordan Central Library. Dr. Breisch spoke about the architects and architecture of Los Angeles from 1950 to the present as part of the 19th Annual Marie Northrop Lecture Series.

 

The LACHS Annual Gala 2010

December 14, 2010 - Event photos

Over a 100 people attended our annual gala this year. The event was held at the Pilgrim School on Sixth Street. Suzanne Muchnic spoke about her experiences as an art critic for the L.A. Times. Christy Johnson McAvoy received the David G. Cameron Preservation Award; Kevin Roderick and J. Eric Lynxwiler received the J. Thomas History Award; and Hugh Heffner was awarded an Honorary Life Membership for helping to save the Hollywood sign. Councilmember Tom LaBonge was also present to recognize the awardees.

 

The LACHS Annual Gala 2009

December 8, 2009 - Event photos

The event was held at the Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Club. Bill Boyarsky spoke about his new book, Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times. Awards were given out to honor the UCLA Special Collections, Abraham Hoffman, La Opinion, Gil Garcetti, the Automobile Club of Southern California, and the Farmers Market. Councilmember Tom LaBonge was also present to recognize the awardees.