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May. 13, 2020 by Lisa Blackburn
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The Huntington's bimonthly newsletter has been in print for more than a half-century ...
Video
May. 13, 2020
Join Huntington staff members Stephen Tabor (Curator of Rare Books), Joel Klein (Molina Curator for the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences) and Holly Mendenhall (Digital Projects Manager) for a discussion...
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May. 6, 2020 by Catherine Hess
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The orange glow of the setting sun washes over the low-lying clouds and almost matches the rosy cheeks of the two young women in the foreground ...
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Apr. 27, 2020 by Lisa Blackburn
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Almost every garden has some common requirements: healthy soil, sunlight, irrigation, regular maintenance. But there are those who will tell you that a rose garden needs something more ...
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Apr. 22, 2020 by Vanessa Wilkie
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The term "fake news" now features prominently in our cultural lexicon. While the nuances are unspoken, we tend to assume that fake news is the opposite of real news ...
News Release
Apr. 20, 2020
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the papers of Dana Gioia, an internationally acclaimed poet and writer who served as the chair of the National...
Video
Apr. 20, 2020
Join longtime Huntington staff member Randy Shulman for a three-part online class on The Huntington's origins, history, and renaissance as well as the background of the dramatic changes over the past 25...
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Apr. 16, 2020
In 1964 an audio recording was made by a member of one of the early pioneer families of Los Angeles. In the recording, Belle Buford Thom Collins recalled growing up in 1880s Los Angeles. The interviewee's...
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Apr. 8, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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To refute the long-held assertion that the Chinese who labored in California's Gold Rush were all indentured servants, Mae Ngai delved deep into The Huntington's collections ...
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Mar. 27, 2020
The restoration of "The Blue Boy" by Thomas Gainsborough is complete. As we await Blue Boy's public unveiling, Christina Nielsen reflects on the project ...
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Mar. 25, 2020 by Lorraine Perrotta
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"We must first possess the region that we live in, first in our minds, to say, 'I'm from here.'" So states Luis Valdez, author of the play Zoot Suit ...
Podcast
Mar. 23, 2020
Welcome to The Collections, a podcast produced by The Huntington, hosted by Huntington President Karen  R. ...

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