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Hosted by the USC Libraries, L.A. as Subject is an alliance of research archives, libraries, and collections dedicated to preserving the rich history of the Los Angeles region. L.A. as Subject is working to increase the visibility of local archives and im
The OAC brings together historical materials from a variety of California institutions, including museums, historical societies, and archives. Over 120,000 images; 50,000 pages of documents, letters, and oral histories; and 8,000 guides to collections are
Offering easy-to-use search and viewing tools, the OAC organizes images into thematic and institutional collections, such as historical topics, nature, places, and technology. Click on the featured images to learn more or go to our image search page.