Peek in the Stacks
The Bess Lomax Hawes Student Folklore Collection consists of findings and data collected by students enrolled in her anthropology classes between 1958 and 1977. The collection covers an immense range of subjects, including American folk song lyrics, Romanian proverbs, and detailed descriptions of...Read more. . .
Los Angeles is known for its music scene, with legendary clubs like the Troubadour and the Roxy hosting and even launching some of the biggest acts in the history of popular music. While many people think of Hollywood as the hub for rock music in LA, in the 1980s some of the best acts actually came....Read more. . .
Few things are more universal to the human experience than the enjoyment of music. For those with a cause on their mind, protest music can be an effective way of furthering their goals. Protest music is nothing new. Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” is said to be a protest song in support of universal brotherhood....Read more. . .
Special Collections and Archives houses several small collections related to the China Marines. Though small, they provide significant insight for those that are interested in the history of the U.S. Marines stationed in 20th century pre-Communist China. From written histories and photographic evidence, these collections...Read more. . .