Experience ‘Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers LA’ at NHMLA

Artist Barbara Carrasco's "L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective" will be on view for five months.

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Artist Barbara Carrasco stands before her mural "L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective" at Union Station. The major artwork, "which portrays the city's history through the series of vignettes woven into the flowing hair of la reina de los Ángeles (the queen of Los Angeles)," will be on view at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles through mid-August 2018.
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Artist Barbara Carrasco stands before her mural "L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective" at Union Station. The major artwork, "which portrays the city's history through the series of vignettes woven into the flowing hair of la reina de los Ángeles (the queen of Los Angeles)," will be on view at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles through mid-August 2018.
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A look at Los Angeles City Hall under construction.
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A 1932 poster for the Los Angeles Summer Olympics.
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Bunker Hill homes before urban development is seen in this vignette.
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A freeway in Los Angeles.
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A vignette pays tribute to farm workers in the region.
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The prehistoric animals of the La Brea tar pits.
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A vignette called "The Feather."
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A vignette depicts the Japanese internment camps of World War II.
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The first automobile in Los Angeles.
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Union Station makes a showing on the mural.
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Ms. Carrasco remembered Biddy Mason, "the last slave in Los Angeles turned real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist."
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The fruits and vegetables of Grand Central Market downtown.
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Playwright Luis Valdez and Edward James Olmos star in Valdez's 1978 play "Zoot Suit."
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A group portrait seen on the iconic mural. View it for yourself, and go deeper into the stories behind each vignette, at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles beginning on Thursday, March 9.
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