Revealing Women in the Archives

archival box with file folders

Folders showing drafts of the play Birdhouse by Diane Glancy created from 2008–2013. Native Voices Institutional Archives, Autry Museum; MSA.48

Women’s Stories Found in the Native Voices Archives

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Woman excavating

Photo of Bertha Parker Cody revisiting the location of where she found the sloth skull in the Gypsum Cave in Nevada, 1930. Autry Museum; P.22709

Excavating Stories of Women Archaeologists in the Archive

Revealing Women in the Archives / Collections

In commemorating October as both Archives Month and Archaeology Month, we dug into the archives of several women archaeologists in the Autry’s collections.... Read more

woman sits next to tree wearing a 19th century dress with lace necklace

Photograph of Manuela Garcia taken by Charles Lummis at his home, El Alisal, circa 1920s. Autry Museum; P.32319.

Versos y Besos: The Anthrophony of Manuela Garcia

Latinx Communities / Library and Archives / Revealing Women in the Archives / Collections

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woman stands in front of shop

Image of an unidentified woman at the Red Cross Shop from “The Melting Pot,” by E. D. Taggart, published in The Graphic on October 20, 1917. From the Assistance League of Los Angeles Institutional Archives, Autry Museum; MS.11.

The Red Cross Shop of Los Angeles: Community Involvement in a Time of Crisis

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Land Acknowledgment

The Autry Museum of the American West acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). We recognize that the Autry Museum and its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Gabrielino/Tongva peoples and we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

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4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Located northeast of downtown, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.
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