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USC Digital Library

These categories represent a set of collection strengths in the Digital Library that support the research, teaching, performance and patient care mission of the University and inspire our students, faculty and staff in their scholarly and creative endeavors. These categories will change and evolve over time to reflect changes in the university's mission and the interests of our students and faculty.

Architectural Teaching Slide Collection

Fritz Block: Modern architecture I
Fritz Block: Modern architecture I 
Fritz Block: Modern architecture II (The new concept of space)
Fritz Block: Modern architecture II (The new concept of space) 
Pierre Koenig
Pierre Koenig 

Automobile Club of Southern California collection, 1892-1963

Automobile Club of Southern California engineering notebook photoprints, 1922-1941
Automobile Club of Southern California engineering notebook photoprints, 1922-1941 
Automobile Club of Southern California negatives, 1892-1963
Automobile Club of Southern California negatives, 1892-1963 
Automobile Club of Southern California strip maps, 1912-1936
Automobile Club of Southern California strip maps, 1912-1936 

Jerry Berndt Collection

Gateway Cities Photography Project
Gateway Cities Photography Project 
Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide: Portraits of Survival and Hope
Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide: Portraits of Survival and Hope 
Soul of Los Angeles Collection
Soul of Los Angeles Collection 

California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection 1890-1960
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection 1890-1960 
Title Insurance and Trust and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection 1860-1960 
Aerial view of the City of Santa Maria, California, 1918
Los Angels Fire Department's Company 14 horse-drawn fire engine, ca.1910
Palm tree-lined walkway in Los Angeles' Lafayette Park, [s.d.]
Hollenbeck Park Bridge in Los Angeles, [s.d.]
Hollenbeck Park Bridge in Los Angeles, [s.d.]
Panoramic view of Los Angeles from the City Hall tower, looking north, 1928

California Social Welfare Archives

Honoree Events
Honoree Events 
Oral Histories
Oral Histories 

Historical California Topographical Maps, 1886-1977

Arizona 15-Minute Maps
Arizona 15-Minute Maps 
California 15-Minute Maps
California 15-Minute Maps 
California 30-Minute Maps
California 30-Minute Maps 
California 60-Minute Maps
California 60-Minute Maps 
Nevada 30-Minute Maps
Nevada 30-Minute Maps 
Nevada 60-Minute Maps
Nevada 60-Minute Maps 

Cassady Lewis Carroll Collection

Books and Publications
Books and Publications 
Correspondence
Correspondence 
Ephemera
Ephemera 

Center for Public Diplomacy

Perspectives on public policy
Perspectives on public policy 

China Society of Southern California Collection

Bulletin of the China Society of Southern California, 1996-2005
Bulletin of the China Society of Southern California, 1996-2005 
Some gods of ancient Chinese medicine
Some gods of ancient Chinese medicine 
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1944
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1944 
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1945
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1945 
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1941
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1941 
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1946
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1946 
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1978
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1978 
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1975
China Society of Southern California. Board Meeting minutes, 1975 

Chinese Historical Society of Southern California Collection, ca. 1880-1933

Collection of old Chinatown artifacts excavated in 1989-1991 from Union Station area, Los Angeles, dating from 1880 to 1933
Collection of old Chinatown artifacts excavated in 1989-1991 from Union Station area, Los Angeles, dating from 1880 to 1933 
Collection of artifacts excavated in 1992 from a Chinese laundry, Santa Barbara, dating from about 1885 to 1905
Collection of artifacts excavated in 1992 from a Chinese laundry, Santa Barbara, dating from about 1885 to 1905 

El Clamor Publico Collection, 1855-1859

El Clamor Publico, vol. III, no. 13, Setiembre 26 de 1857
El Clamor Publico, vol. III, no. 13, Setiembre 26 de 1857 
El Clamor Publico, vol. III, no. 14, Octubre 3 de 1857
El Clamor Publico, vol. III, no. 14, Octubre 3 de 1857 
El Clamor Publico, vol. III, no. 15, Octubre 10 de 1857
El Clamor Publico, vol. III, no. 15, Octubre 10 de 1857 
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 18, Octubre 29 de 1859
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 18, Octubre 29 de 1859 
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 12, Setiembre 17 de 1859
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 12, Setiembre 17 de 1859 
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 15, Octubre 8 de 1859
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 15, Octubre 8 de 1859 
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 19, Noviembre 5 de 1859
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 19, Noviembre 5 de 1859 
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 14, Octubre 1 de 1859
El Clamor Publico, vol. V, no. 14, Octubre 1 de 1859 

Crystal City Collection

Crystal City Chatter
Crystal City Chatter 
Living in the Shadows of WRA Camps
Living in the Shadows of WRA Camps 
Six letters, Susie Masuda Sasagawa and Daniel Ken Inouye, 2006
Six letters, Susie Masuda Sasagawa and Daniel Ken Inouye, 2006 
FBI file on the apprehension of Jingo Takeuchi, 1942
FBI file on the apprehension of Jingo Takeuchi, 1942 
U.S. Department of Justice. Alien Enemy Hearing Board. Jingo Takeuchi, 1942
U.S. Department of Justice. Alien Enemy Hearing Board. Jingo Takeuchi, 1942 
U.S. Department of Justice. Enemy Alien Control Unit. Jingo Takeuchi transferred to Crystal City, 1944
U.S. Department of Justice. Enemy Alien Control Unit. Jingo Takeuchi transferred to Crystal City, 1944 
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Jingo Takeuchi's application for Non-Repatriation approved, 1945
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Jingo Takeuchi's application for Non-Repatriation approved, 1945 
U.S. Department of Justice. Alien Enemy Control Unit. Appeals for rehearing of Jingo Takeuchi's internment, denials and final approval, 1942-1943
U.S. Department of Justice. Alien Enemy Control Unit. Appeals for rehearing of Jingo Takeuchi's internment, denials and final approval, 1942-1943 

Dunbar Economic Development Corporation Collection, 1880-1986

A portrait of Walter R. Brown Jr., a fireman of Engine Company No. 30
A portrait of Walter R. Brown Sr., a fireman of the Engine Company No. 30
An article about the retirement of Walter R. Brown of Engine Company No. 30
Edythe Carr singing at the Club Alabam with a bass player in the background
Two women standing on the stairs of the Vernon Library
A portrait of the men of Engine Company No 30 standing side by side in line
Firemen of Engine Company No. 30 pose on three fire trucks in front of the firestation
Firemen of Engine Company No. 30 pose on three fire trucks in front of the firestation 
An article about Rudy Brown and Anita Landecker on a mission to save the historic firestation of Engine Company No. 30

Robin Dunitz Slides of Los Angeles Murals, 1925-2002

People who care, Los Angeles, 1994
dunitz-0748.tif
dunitz-0748.tif 
Pyramid, Los Angeles, 1995
Genocide, [s.d.]
Construction-PWA, Beverly Hills, 1936
dunitz-0720.tif
dunitz-0720.tif 
L.A.-Berlin Exchange, Los Angeles, 1994
dunitz-0738.tif
dunitz-0738.tif 

Edward H. Fickett, FAIA, Collection

3574 Alana Dr., Sherman Oaks, framing & interior elevations & sections, 1961
3574 Alana Dr., Sherman Oaks, plot & roof plan, 1961
3574 Alana Dr., Sherman Oaks, heating plan, 1961
3574 Alana Dr., Sherman Oaks, foundation plan, 1961
3574 Alana Dr., Sherman Oaks, fireplace & miscellaneous details, 1961
3574 Alana Dr., Sherman Oaks, exterior elevations, details & sections, 1961
3574 Alana Dr., Sherman Oaks, rendering, [1961]
3574 Alana Dr., Sherman Oaks, rendering, [1961] 

Filipino American Library Collection

The Philippine Presbyterian, vol. [24], no. 4, 1932-12
The Philippine Presbyterian, vol. [24], no. 4, 1932-12 
The Philippine Presbyterian, vol. [24], no. 2, 1932-06
The Philippine Presbyterian, vol. [24], no. 2, 1932-06 
The Philippine Presbyterian, vol. [24], no. 1, 1932-03
The Philippine Presbyterian, vol. [24], no. 1, 1932-03 
Division of Asian American Affairs, Conference on Pacific/Asian American families and HEW-related issues, Summary and Recommendations, 1978-05-12
Division of Asian American Affairs, Conference on Pacific/Asian American families and HEW-related issues, Summary and Recommendations, 1978-05-12 
United States Division of Asian American Affairs, Asian American Field Survey Summary of Data, 1977-05 
Isang Maulang Araw, book
Isang Maulang Araw, book 
Ang motorsiklo ni Miguel, book
Ang motorsiklo ni Miguel, book 
Leading Filipino Americans of the greater Los Angeles area, Alfred Luna, circa 1978
Leading Filipino Americans of the greater Los Angeles area, Alfred Luna, circa 1978 

Finch Family Papers, 1776-1954

William Kelly Correspondence, 1823-1872
William Kelly Correspondence, 1823-1872 
Silliman Correspondence & Documents, 1776-1890
Silliman Correspondence & Documents, 1776-1890 

First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles Collection

Murray, Cry me a river, 2003-08-10
Murray, Cry me a river, 2003-08-10 
Murray, Ain't drunk, but drinking, 2004-01-18
Murray, Ain't drunk, but drinking, 2004-01-18 
Murray, After while by and by, 2004-05-16
Murray, After while by and by, 2004-05-16 
Murray, Confusion or delusion, 1998-11-15
Murray, Confusion or delusion, 1998-11-15 
Murray, The Jerusalem awaiting him, 1995-03-26 10am
Murray, The Jerusalem awaiting him, 1995-03-26 10am 
Murray, The forces against him, 1995-03-19 12pm
Murray, The forces against him, 1995-03-19 12pm 
Murray, Swing low, sweet chariot, 1995-05-28 8am
Murray, Swing low, sweet chariot, 1995-05-28 8am 
Murray, It ain't over till it's over, 1995-05-07 8am
Murray, It ain't over till it's over, 1995-05-07 8am 

Hamlin Garland Correspondence, 1864-1941

Correspondence
Correspondence 
Photographs
Photographs 
Realia
Realia 
Writings
Writings 

Go for Broke National Education Center Collection

Go For Broke National Education Center's Hanashi Oral History Project Collection
Go For Broke National Education Center's Hanashi Oral History Project Collection 
Hiroshi Sugiyama Collection, circa 1941-1945
Hiroshi Sugiyama Collection, circa 1941-1945 

Gospel Music History Archive

Gospel Memorabilia International (Beverly Hills)
Gospel Memorabilia International (Beverly Hills) 
Indiana University (Bloomington) Archives of African American Music and Culture
Indiana University (Bloomington) Archives of African American Music and Culture 
Victory Baptist Church (Los Angeles) Archival Collection
Victory Baptist Church (Los Angeles) Archival Collection 
Daniel Walker (Riverside, CA)
Daniel Walker (Riverside, CA) 
Ain't misbehavin' musical revue poster, 2003
Certificate of appreciation given to the Scruggs sisters, 1991
"Live" in St. Louis, 1983
"Live" in St. Louis, 1983 
Lou Rawls and Stephanie Mills, ca. 1985

L. Anthony Greenberg Architecture Archive

Canal development project, Venice, Calif., [s.d.]
Canal development project, Venice, Calif., [s.d.] 
Airport Place professional prints, Inglewood, Calif., 1979
Airport Place professional prints, Inglewood, Calif., 1979 
San Pascual apartments, Los Angeles, Calif., 1964
San Pascual apartments, Los Angeles, Calif., 1964 
Birnkrant residence, [s.d.]
Birnkrant residence, [s.d.] 
Portfolio: Airport Place, Inglewood, Calif., 1979
Portfolio: Airport Place, Inglewood, Calif., 1979 
Biographies, 1970-1983
Biographies, 1970-1983 
Birdview residence, Malibu, Calif., [s.d.]
Birdview residence, Malibu, Calif., [s.d.] 
Washington Square preservation, Los Angeles, Calif., 1974
Washington Square preservation, Los Angeles, Calif., 1974 

Greene and Greene Digital Archive

Gamble House Greene and Greene Decorative Arts
Gamble House Greene and Greene Decorative Arts 
USC's Huntington Archive Greene and Greene Decorative Arts
USC's Huntington Archive Greene and Greene Decorative Arts 
USC's Huntington Greene and Greene Archive
USC's Huntington Greene and Greene Archive 

Allan Hancock Foundation Collection

Films
Films 
Phonograph records
Phonograph records 
Photographs
Photographs 
Publications
Publications 

Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, 1991

Report of the Presidential Commission on the space shuttle Challenger accident, 1986-06-06
Report of the Presidential Commission on the space shuttle Challenger accident, 1986-06-06 
Disposition summaries - City Attorney's Office, 1990
Disposition summaries - City Attorney's Office, 1990 
Disposition summaries - City Attorney's Office, 1988
Disposition summaries - City Attorney's Office, 1988 
Claims (GX 17033 - GX 17639), 1990
Claims (GX 17033 - GX 17639), 1990 
indep-box07-13-02
indep-box07-13-02 
Achieving equal justice for women and men in the courts, 1990?
Achieving equal justice for women and men in the courts, 1990? 
Staff One: A Perspective on Effective Police Management by Edward M. Davis, 1978
Staff One: A Perspective on Effective Police Management by Edward M. Davis, 1978 
6.83. IC on LAPD / general counsel - Levant, Deputy Chief Glen, 1991-06-27
6.83. IC on LAPD / general counsel - Levant, Deputy Chief Glen, 1991-06-27 

International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960

Abilene Christian University
Abilene Christian University 
Basel Mission
Basel Mission 
Bibliothèque du Défap
Bibliothèque du Défap 
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America 
CSWC, University of Edinburgh
CSWC, University of Edinburgh 
Danmission, Copenhagen
Danmission, Copenhagen 
DM-Échange et Mission
DM-Échange et Mission 
Hermannsburg Mission
Hermannsburg Mission 

Japanese American Incarceration Images, 1941-1946

"Interior view of the Asia Company Department Store in the Japanese quarter of Los Angeles."--caption on photograph
"Interior view of the Asia Company Department Store in the Japanese quarter of Los Angeles."--caption on photograph 
"A scene in the Ginza Beauty Salon in Japan Town, Los Angeles.  Meiko Fujihiro (Nisei) is getting a hairdo from Jane Kaku (Nisei), manager of the beauty parlor."--caption on photograph
"A scene in the Ginza Beauty Salon in Japan Town, Los Angeles. Meiko Fujihiro (Nisei) is getting a hairdo from Jane Kaku (Nisei), manager of the beauty parlor."--caption on photograph 
"Japanese ladies under driers at the Ginza Beauty Salon in Los Angeles.  Yoshi Muraoka, the operator, is a Nisei."--caption on photograph
"Japanese ladies under driers at the Ginza Beauty Salon in Los Angeles. Yoshi Muraoka, the operator, is a Nisei."--caption on photograph 
"The Japanese Christian Church of Los Angeles, where Japanese kindergarten classes are held."--caption on photograph
"The Japanese Christian Church of Los Angeles, where Japanese kindergarten classes are held."--caption on photograph 
"Mrs. F.A. Vickland, an American, conducting a class of five-year-olds in the Japanese kindergarten school operated by the Japanese Christian Church of Los Angeles."--caption on photograph
"Mrs. F.A. Vickland, an American, conducting a class of five-year-olds in the Japanese kindergarten school operated by the Japanese Christian Church of Los Angeles."--caption on photograph 
"Charles Kleupfer [...] and Kay Tsukomoto [...] welcome Japanese draftees at a banquet sending them off to the Army." -- caption on photograph
"Charles Kleupfer [...] and Kay Tsukomoto [...] welcome Japanese draftees at a banquet sending them off to the Army." -- caption on photograph 
"Afternoon tea at the home of the Dote family in Los Angeles.  Left to right:  Nasaichi Dote (Issei), father; Tosh Dote (Nisei), son, and Sada Dote (Issei), mother."--caption on photograph
"Afternoon tea at the home of the Dote family in Los Angeles. Left to right: Nasaichi Dote (Issei), father; Tosh Dote (Nisei), son, and Sada Dote (Issei), mother."--caption on photograph 
"Fish Harbor in Terminal Island, operating base for the Japanese fishing fleet.  In the background are some of the canneries."--caption on photograph
"Fish Harbor in Terminal Island, operating base for the Japanese fishing fleet. In the background are some of the canneries."--caption on photograph 

Japanese Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection

Kongōkai nenju shidai, vol. 1, [s.d.]
Kongōkai nenju shidai, vol. 1, [s.d.] 
Yakusha nigao hayageiko, 1817
Yakusha nigao hayageiko, 1817 
Unjigi, 1---?
Unjigi, 1---? 
Kongōkai nenju shidai, vol. 2, [s.d.]
Kongōkai nenju shidai, vol. 2, [s.d.] 
Shōsoku kakikata : Sonjun Shinnō shitsu, 17--?
Shōsoku kakikata : Sonjun Shinnō shitsu, 17--? 
Shōchū rokujō, 1797
Shōchū rokujō, 1797 
Shaka hassō Yamato bunko, 1845
Shaka hassō Yamato bunko, 1845 
Kowairo hayagaten, vol. 1, 1831
Kowairo hayagaten, vol. 1, 1831 

Payne B. Johnson Latin American Photographs

Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan
Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan 

Herbert G. Klein Papers, 1940-2000

1. Richard Nixon's early political career, 1940-1962
1. Richard Nixon's early political career, 1940-1962 
3. Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign and election, 1960-1973
3. Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign and election, 1960-1973 
4. Richard Nixon as president-elect, 1968-January 1969
4. Richard Nixon as president-elect, 1968-January 1969 
5. Richard Nixon's presidency, 1963-1980
5. Richard Nixon's presidency, 1963-1980 
7. Herbert G. Klein's work in public, philanthropic, and community service, 1946-2009
7. Herbert G. Klein's work in public, philanthropic, and community service, 1946-2009 
8. Herbert G. Klein personal material, 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009
8. Herbert G. Klein personal material, 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009 

Korean American Digital Archive

Korean American Archive Photograph Set
Korean American Archive Photograph Set 
Korean American Museum Oral History Series
Korean American Museum Oral History Series 
Korean American Private Records
Korean American Private Records 
Korean Heritage Library Subject Files
Korean Heritage Library Subject Files 
Documents of the KNA Building
Documents of the KNA Building 
The Reverend Soon Hyun Collected Works
The Reverend Soon Hyun Collected Works 
East-West Players
East-West Players 
Irvin Paik's notes from Bridge (magazine) interview with East West Players personnel
Irvin Paik's notes from Bridge (magazine) interview with East West Players personnel 

Korean Digital Archive

The Martin J. Bolhower Collection
The Martin J. Bolhower Collection 
Mattie Wilcox Noble Collection
Mattie Wilcox Noble Collection 
The Reverend V.W. Peters Collection
The Reverend V.W. Peters Collection 
The Reverend Corwin & Nellie Taylor Collection
The Reverend Corwin & Nellie Taylor Collection 

Korean Periodicals

Kim, Il-sŏng (김 일성), 1912-1994
Kim, Il-sŏng (김 일성), 1912-1994 
Chugan kwanggo (주간광고), 1981
Chugan kwanggo (주간광고), 1981 
Nasŏng ilbo (라성일보), 1984
Nasŏng ilbo (라성일보), 1984 
Konglip sinbo (공립신보), 1905-1909
Konglip sinbo (공립신보), 1905-1909 
Korean Community of Southern California. Year book (1964)
PDF
Kʻorian sŭtʻŭrit jŏnŏl (코리안 스트릿 저널), 1981-1991
Kʻorian sŭtʻŭrit jŏnŏl (코리안 스트릿 저널), 1981-1991 
Miju munhak (미주 문학), 1982-
Miju munhak (미주 문학), 1982- 
Ppuri (뿌리), 1983-1984
Ppuri (뿌리), 1983-1984 

Library Exhibits Collection

1998: L.A. Obscura 
1999: Black History Exhibit
1999: Black History Exhibit 
2001: Doheny Memorial Library
2001: Doheny Memorial Library 
2002: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg
2002: Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg 
2002: The Fantastic Menagerie
2002: The Fantastic Menagerie 
2002: Trojan of an Ebony Hue
2002: Trojan of an Ebony Hue 
2002: Visual and Virtual Paths to L.A.
2002: Visual and Virtual Paths to L.A. 
2003: Out West
2003: Out West 

Lawrence Lipton Papers

Audiovisual material, 1940-1977
Audiovisual material, 1940-1977 

Los Angeles City Archives, 1833-1970

Costa Mesa (Calif.). Police Department
Costa Mesa (Calif.). Police Department 
Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency
Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency