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Teatro interior

Photographer Richard Cross spent 1974 to 1978 as a volunteer in Bogotá, Colombia, working as a photographer and audio-visual consultant for the Peace Corps’ Agricultural Communications program. While there he visited and photographed the Teatro de....

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Open Mike Night sign

Richard Bruland’s Bebop Records & Fine Art was a place of community for musicians, poets, and those interested in finding a small venue to watch artists up-close. Though the locale has been closed since 1990, some of the materials...

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Meadow and greenhouses at the Sepulveda Wildlife Reserve, April 1981

The Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve was initially established in 1979 by the Army Corps of Engineers. The future site of the reserve, located west of the 405 Freeway and on both sides of Burbank Boulevard, provided clay and earth for the Van Norman reservoir in Granada Hills...

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Andrae Nordskog speaks on the radio, The Gridiron, February 12, 1929

The Gridiron, volume 1, number 1 debuted on December 17, 1926 with a subtitle proclaiming it the gridiron, "Over which the gold of truth is separated from the dross of error." The weekly paper was published locally and initially focused on public utility reform...

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