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"Half-Dome in the Alpen-Glow," Yosemite and its High Sierra by John H. Williams, 1914. F868.Y6 W7 1914

This year, the National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday! The National Park Service (NPS) is a government agency that preserves breathtaking natural spaces and historical sites across the country. The NPS manages these parks and welcomes the public to enjoy and appreciate...

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Frontispiece, Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, 1860. PS3201 1860

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of National Poetry Month, established by the Academy of American Poets to raise awareness and appreciation for poetry, to celebrate and highlight the extraordinary legacy and cultural contribution of poets, and to encourage the reading of poetry beyond the classroom. Special Collections and Archives holds hundreds of books of poetry...

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Strike sign

The Urban Archives, part of Special Collections and Archives, collects materials that document the history of Los Angeles, and includes the records of many labor unions, guilds, and affiliated labor organizations that have operated within Los Angeles since the early 20th century. Many of these collections include records documenting labor strikes, or work stoppages ....

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Stills from "I could have danced all night…" song from the Warner Brothers movie production of My Fair Lady, PN1997.M9 W37 1964

Musicals are a combination of theatre, music, and dance, and musicals have been a popular form of entertainment since the 19th century. Gilbert and Sullivan's musical theater productions were especially popular, and receiving more viewers than those that preceded them. Special Collections and Archives has ...

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