Southern California Chapter

BEST Friends of LAPL Spring Meeting Program & Luncheon: May 12, 2018

  • 1.  BEST Friends of LAPL Spring Meeting Program & Luncheon: May 12, 2018

    Ambassador
    Posted 04-19-2018 20:20

    SLA-SCC members, please join the BEST Friends of LAPL for this exciting program!
    All are welcome, so please pass along to friends and colleagues.

     

    From: BEST Friends of LAPL [mailto:best.friends.lapl@gmail.com]
    Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 17:10
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    Subject: BEST Friends of LAPL Spring Meeting Program & Luncheon: May 12, 2018

     

    Spring Meeting Program & Luncheon

    Saturday May 12, 2018

    12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm

     

    Los Angeles Public Library

    Meeting Room A, Central Library

    630 W. Fifth Street. LA, CA  90071

     

    Menu: Sandwiches, salad, beverage, dessert catered by Mendocino Farms

    Program is free.  Cost for luncheon:  $15.00 (members)  $20.00 (non-members)

    Registration Deadline:  May 8, 2016

    Questions?  Contact John Shea at johnshea23@ca.rr.com, phone (562) 408-6959

     

     

    SEE ATTACHED FLYER FOR ANNOUNCEMENT & RESERVATION FORM

     

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    Guest Speaker: Abe Hoffman

     

     

    Dr. Abraham (Abe) Hoffman will talk about his latest book, California's Deadliest Earthquakes: A History, published in June 2017. Dr. Hoffman received B.A. and M.A. degrees from CSU, Los Angeles, and his doctorate in History at UCLA. He taught in Los Angeles schools for more than thirty years and has been an adjunct professor at Los Angeles Valley College since 1974. He is a member of a number of historical societies and the Historical Society of Southern California has awarded Dr. Hoffman the Donald H. Pflueger Award for "distinguished research and writing on the local history of Southern California." His other books include Unwanted Mexican Americans in the Great Depression: Repatriation Pressures, 1929-1939 (1974), Vision or Villainy: Origins of the Owens Valley-Los Angeles Water Controversy (1981), An Oklahoma Tragedy: The Shooting of the Mexican Students, 1931 (1987), California Then and Now (1996), and Mono Lake: From Dead Sea to Environmental Treasure (2014).

    Limited seating is available so please register early. Signed books will be available to purchase.

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    Thank you for your interest and support. Hope to see you there!

    Shelly Ray
    LA Metro
    Senior Departmental Systems Analyst, Research & Records Information Management
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