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Los Angeles History and Culture in Library Special Collections

Resources and Search Strategies

These collections include photographs by art and commercial photographers, the photograph files of major newspapers, postcards, and real estate photos. The individual photos document an extensive range of topics, including Southern California places, communities, the built environment, and major historical events.

Unless otherwise indicated, finding aids for the photographic collections can be found in the Online Archive of California.

Also, see UCLA Library Special Collections’ Subject Guide for Photography.

Photography

Los Angeles Photography