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Los Angeles Region

You can start exploring the richness and complexity of Los Angeles (including the county and its 88 cities) with our Getting Started page, or use the tabs at left to find Topical resources. In our example, we got started by thinking about the MTA.

City and County Data

Research Institutes

Archives & History

Finding aids of a selection of papers of Los Angeles public officials:

Fletcher Bowron Collection - Mayor of the City of Los Angeles from 1938 to 1953.
John Anson Ford Collection - Member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, 1934 and 1958 and Chairman, 1952-1954.
Mayor Tom Bradley Administration Papers - Mayor of the City of Los Angeles from 1973-1993.
Mike Roos PapersCalifornia Assemblyman representing the 46th Assembly District, one of the most diverse areas of Los Angeles. He served in the California State Legislature from 1977 to 1990.

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