Category Archives: California Resources

Rosemead Library – Los Angeles County Library

Location: 8800 Valley Blvd, Rosemead CAT 91770 Phone: (626) 573-5220 Web site: https://lacountylibrary.org/rosemead-library/ Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Issue of “Roadsigns,” Fall 2000; clipping of local Route 66 activities, 2002 Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Miscellany Time Periods: 20th century Access Facility Hours:  Monday-Friday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sun Closed Online Resources and Finding Aids: Online Catalogue

Marshburn and Darling Memorial Library – Azusa Pacific University

Location: Azusa Pacific University, P.O. Box 7000, Azusa, CA 91702-7000 Phone: (625) 815-3847 Web site: https://www.apu.edu/library/ Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Regions Covered: Type of Materials: Oral histories, history of Azusa Time Periods: 18th – 20th century Access Facility Hours:  Varies by library. Online Resources and Finding Aids: Online catalogue

Los Angeles County Historical Society

Location: Los Angeles Historical Society, P.O. Box 862311, Los Angeles, CA 90086-2311 Email: info@lacityhistory.org Web site: https://www.lacityhistory.org/ Institution Type: Historical Society Collections Description: The mission of the Los Angeles City Historical Society is to research, study and disseminate knowledge of the rich and diverse multicultural history of the city of Los Angeles; to serve as a resource of historical information; and to assist in the preservation of the city’s historic records. Regions Covered: Los Angeles History Type of Materials: Time

Claremont Colleges Library

Location: 800 Dartmouth Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-3991 Phone: (909) 607-3977 Web site: https://library.claremont.edu/ Institution Type: Library, Archives Collections Description: Published materials on Route 66, photographs of Foothill Boulevard Regions Covered: Entire Route 66 Type of Materials: Vertical files, books, other miscellany Time Periods: 18th to 20th century Access Facility Hours:  Varies by library Online Resources and Finding Aids: Online catalogue

Doheny Memorial Library – University of Southern California

Location: 3350 Trousdale Parkway, University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0185 Phone: (213) 740-2924 (circulation desk) (213) 740-4039 (reference desk) Web site: https://libraries.usc.edu/locations/doheny-memorial-library Institution Type: University Library Collections Description: A Examiner, Jan 20, 1936 (Gomey Ave Change to Will Rogers Highway, LA County Pioneer Society opposes, Feb 15, 1936, Board of superintendends withdraws); (Gorney used to travel to Fort Mohave; bought a ?? En route, Wilmington to Ft Mohave); (Ramona Blvd changed to Will Rogers Highway, Dec 5, 1935); (New

Pomona Public Library

Location: Pomona Public Library 625 S. Garey Ave. Pomona, CA 91766 Phone: 909-620-2043 Web site: Pomona Public Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: In its Special Collections Department, the Pomona Public Library holds the Frasher Foto Postcard Collection. Burton Frasher and the photographers who worked for him traveled extensively throughout the Southwest, capturing characteristic images of urban and rural life over a 30-year period beginning in the mid-1920s. Many of these images document people, businesses, or scenery along Route 66. About

Automobile Club of Southern California – Archives

Location: Archives, Automobile Club of Southern California 2601 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90007 Phone: 213-741-3135 Web site: Automobile Club of Southern California Institution Type: Archive Collections Description: Building and Planning of Route 66, Local History, Tourism on Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Books, manuscript material, maps, photos, magazines Time Periods: 20th and 21st Centuries Access Facility Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids:  

Route 66 Museum – San Bernardino

Location: Route 66 Museum 1256 W. 5th St. (inside Juan Pollo restaurant) San Bernardino, CA 92411 Phone: 909-885-3058 Web site: Route 66 Museum Institution Type: Museum Collections Description: Local History, History of Route 66, Route 66 Revival, Signs on Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Books, Guidebooks, Artifacts, Signs, Menus, License Plates, Exhibits Time Periods: 20th and 21st Centuries Access Facility Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-5pm Online Resources and Finding Aids:  

Irwindale Public Library

Location: Irwindale Public Library 5050 N. Irwindale Ave. Irwindale, CA 91706 Phone: 626-430-2229 Web site: Irwindale Public Library Institution Type: Library Collections Description: Local History, History of Route 66 Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Oral Histories, Books Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm Online Resources and Finding Aids: Library Catalog

Victor Valley College Library

Location: Victor Valley College Library 18422 Bear Valley Rd. Victorville, CA 92395 Phone: 760-245-4271 Web site: Victor Valley College Library Institution Type: Library, College/University Collections Description: Local History Regions Covered: Route 66 in California Type of Materials: Photographs, Oral Histories, Maps, Manuscript Materials Time Periods: 20th Century Access Facility Hours: Local History collection, Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, or by appointment. Online Resources and Finding Aids: Local History Collection

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