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Institutional Name: Southern California Library for
Social Studies and Research
Address: 6120 South Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Phone: (323) 759-6063
Fax: (323) 759-2252
Email address: archives@socallib.org
Web page URL: http://www.socallib.org/
Type of Institution: Educational
Opening Hours: Tue - Sat: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Collection Information: The Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research is a major archive for materials on social change with an emphasis on social changes that took place in Los Angeles. Special collections include 25,000 pamphlets, 1500 posters, 2000 photographs, 100 documentary films, 100 videos, 3500 audio tapes, extensive subject files (newspaper clippings, magazine articles, reports), and organizational files (Los Angeles and national grassroots organizations). The archives include those of political organizations, legal records of lawyers who defended political activists, personal papers of activists, and special collections created by the Library on specific themes (e.g., the ILGWU Research Collection, the South Central Los Angeles documentation project).
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