Striking a Chord: A Woman’s Symphony Orchestra of Los Angeles Program, 9 February 1927

by Paul R. Spitzzeri This year marks the centennial of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, established under the patronage of William Andrews Clark, Jr., son of the mining tycoon who left his mark in many areas and ways in the American West stemming from his spectacular success as one of the "copper kings" of Butte,... Continue Reading →

“Los Angeles Life,” a Magazine for “The Better Sort,” 19 October 1922

by Paul R. Spitzzeri The rise of Los Angeles as a major American metropolis by the 1920s can be measured in many ways, whether it be the types of arts institutions, schools of higher learning, automobile registrations, or, in the case of today's highlighted artifact from the Homestead collection, home-grown publications that catered to the... Continue Reading →

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