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Volume 103,
Issue 4
Winter 2021
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Glen Creason
Glen Creason, the longtime Map Librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library, acquaints readers with six cartographers, most of them little-known today, whose work between the 1840s and 1940s shaped Los Angeles, preserved its history, and made the ...
Sean McCaskill
This project examines municipal animal control in Los Angeles between 1880 and 1909. It traces the emergence of municipal animal control from the confluence of animal welfare reform and progressive state expansion. The animal welfare movement in the ...
Raúl Ibáñez Hervás
This article examines the pattern of emigration from the Spanish province of Teruel to California during the first third of the twentieth century. It is based on oral interviews and written sources in both Spain and the United States and on ...

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The Southern California Quarterly, the flagship publication of the Historical Society of Southern California, dating back to 1884, carries scholarly articles on various aspects of the history of Southern California, California as a whole, and the American West and its borderlands.

Founded on a commitment to building public awareness and appreciation of the historical development of one of the nation's most vital areas, the journal now also includes articles about Northern as well as Southern California, the West, Borderlands, and extends to transnational and global topics, as well. In recent decades, the Southern California Quarterly has included articles about racial justice, culture and society, the natural and built environments, politics, education and other subjects, from the Native American era to the present.

The journal offers interesting subject matter that appeals to both academics and a general audience through groundbreaking, peer-reviewed articles on a wide range of topics exhibiting sound research, illuminating illustrations, and thought-provoking perspectives.

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