Season 2: Lost L.A.

Much of L.A.'s past is lost to history – but we can rediscover it in the region's archives. “Lost L.A.”, a co-production of KCETLink and the USC Libraries, in collaboration with L.A. as Subject, brings Southern California history to life by marrying archival materials with innovative forms of documentary storytelling.

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Lost LA

Pacific Rim

This episode explores California as the beginning of a Pacific World.

Pacific Rim

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Lost LA

Coded Geographies

Two underground guidebooks reveal the hidden geographies many Angelenos had to navigate.

Coded Geographies

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Lost LA

Dream Factory

This episode explores the career of Lois Weber, a filmmaker who rose to greatness.

Dream Factory

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Lost LA

Building the Metropolis

This episode questions the cultural legacy and environmental costs of Los Angeles' growth.

Building the Metropolis

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Lost LA

Wild West

Before Hollywood imagined the Wild West, Los Angeles was a real frontier town.

Wild West

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Lost LA

Borderlands

This episode explores the lives of three people who lived through a California transition.

Borderlands

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