The Lanterman House Archives The Lanterman House History Center and Archives makes available documents and photographs pertaining to the development of La Canada and Flintridge, beginning with their independent identities as a Californa of unincorporated Los Angeles County, through their merger and transition to cityhood inand continuing into the present.
Another large part of the collection pertains to the Lanterman family, the founders of La Canada Flintridge, including the two careers of Frank D. Lanterman, first as a theater organist and later as a renowned State Assemblyman.
The History Center has also provided space to the Historical Society of the Crescenta Valley for its archival collections. The adult dating Flintridge California 91011 of the early collection was transferred from the La Canada Craigslist indianapolis indiana personals Historical Californiaa after it disbanded in Since then, the Lanterman House has continued to grow the collection, adding to it adult dating Flintridge California 91011 unique materials as the historical records of the La Canada Unified Datinv District, the photographs of pioneer Charles Pate, the papers of local historian and author June Dougherty, datibg the bound volumes and photo morgue of the La Canada Valley Sun newspaper dating back to its beginning in The History Center and Archives benefit from an ongoing oral history program.
The DVDs that are a result of these interviews offer the personal viewpoints of knowledgeable city residents on the history of the community and its institutions.
Datkng the individuals interviewed so far: The History Center and Archives also maintains a register of adult dating Flintridge California 91011 and architecturally significant buildings located in La Canada Flintridge. The Flinttidge family archives begins with the arrival in the La Canada Valley of Jacob and Amoretta Lanterman and their son Roy in the s and ends in when Roy's son Lloyd Lanterman, the adult dating Flintridge California 91011 surviving member of the family, died and left the family home to the City of La Canada Flintridge.
Since the Lanterman family tended never to throw anything away, the amount of material is tremendous, ranging from Dr.
Roy Lanterman's medical records and his wife Emily's recipes and club activities to their son's school work and adult interests in music and steam power. The family's real estate and development business was managed by the Lanterman Estate Company, the records of which offer special insight into the community's early development.
Of unique value is Frank Lanterman's sheet-music collection which adult dating Flintridge California 91011 amassed during his career as a theater organist in the s and 30s.
Also worth noting is the collection of song-lyric glass slides that were once projected adult dating Flintridge California 91011 theater screens for audience sing-alongs. Frank's tenure as State assemblyman from to is documented in another special collection.
He authored a number of important bills regarding water rights and reforms in the treatment of the developmentally disabled.
We are open Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1 pm to 4 pm, but adukt recommend you call before visiting. The History Center and Archives is also available at other times by appointment. Please call the Lanterman House at