Digitize and Preserve Local African-American History – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentinel

Angelenos are invited to bring their family photographs, diaries, letters, and other keepsakes to be digitized and preserved at the Community Scanning Day on Saturday, February 23, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and to record personal stories of their neighborhood at the Oral History Day on Saturday, March 2, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Jefferson Branch, 2211 W Jefferson Blvd. These programs are part of the library’s pop-up Mobile Memory Lab and are free and open to the public.

“For African American History Month we’re encouraging everyone to check their closets, basements and attics for correspondence, photos, and other artifacts of local families, businesses, block parties and community organizations that tell the story of the African-American experience in Los Angeles,” said Karla…

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