Monday, September 4, 2017

Happy Birthday Los Angeles!

A photo of Millard Sheets mural depicting the 1781 founding of Los Angeles. Courtesy of the USC Libraries – California Historical Society Collection.


Happy Birthday Los Angeles! September 4th, 1781 is recognized as the day Los Angeles was founded as a small Spanish settlementOur present in honor of the city's birth is links to pieces about the city's founding. Read more below:


Los Pobladores: Celebrating the Founding of Los Angeles

https://californiahistoricalsociety.blogspot.com/2016/08/los-pobladores-celebrating-founding-of.html 
HISTORICALLY SPEAKING—A CITY FOUNDED IN SPANISH CALIFORNIA
https://californiahistoricalsociety.blogspot.com/2015/08/historically-speakinga-city-founded-in.html
Early Los Angeles—An Afro-Latino
 Town          
https://californiahistoricalsociety.blogspot.com/2017/02/early-los-angelesan-afro-latino-town.html
 Happy Birthday, Los Angeles! But is the Story of the City's Founding a Myth?
https://www.kcet.org/shows/lost-la/happy-birthday-los-angeles-but-is-the-story-of-the-citys-founding-a-myth 
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