Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Tell Us Your Story!

Share your La Habra experience and enlighten others!

Join us in preserving La Habra's rich history, and the history of those who have lived in and contributed so much to our community! The Old Settlers Historical Society is looking to capture the passion that our prominent citizens have for La Habra.

We are interviewing citizens who have great stories to tell. We want to know how you have influenced and shaped La Habra into what it is today. We want to hear about your storied past, and the adventures that you've had through the years.

Your video-recorded interview will be showcased in our new and upcoming Historical Museum located in La Habra's very first library building! The exhibit will feature a segment of your interview in a 1930's-style movie theater setting.

So tell your story and enlighten hundreds of museum-goers of all ages.

Become a donor and share your story today!

Here's How:
To preserve and share your story, we are graciously accepting $1,099 donations made to the La Habra Old Settlers Historical Society.

The donation package includes:
*An hour-long interview with you at your home or business
*4 DVD copies of the entire interview
*2 DVD copies of the edited 10-minute version which will be showcased in our Historical Museum Movie Theater
*Up to 5 professional photographs of the interviewee taken during the interview

Additional options:
*$150 per every 15 minutes beyond one hour
*$8 for photographs beyond the first five
*$4 per song (from public domain)

Please send your contact information and $1,099 check donation to:

Historical Museum Interview Program
La Habra Old Settlers Historical Society
P.O. Box 1068
La Habra, CA 90633-1068

Or contact:

Kent Roberts
(717) 329-0365

Jim Gomez
(717) 990-4332

Monday, April 12, 2010

Sponsor a Theater Chair

Sponsor a gorgeous period chair for the theater.

Your name can be engraved on a bronze plaque placed on the back of the chair.

Please contact Kent Roberts or a La Habra Historical Museum staff member for more information.

Be a part of the La Habra Historical Museum history!

You can be a La Habra STAR!

Do you want to be a STAR?

Be the star of your own video interview!

Your friends and family will treasure your stories and recollections.

Video interviews can also include your photographs and will be a permanent and valued record of your life.

Save your memories for your future generations.

Contact Jim Gomez, Kent Roberts, or a La Habra Old Settler’s Society member for more information on this program.

Support the La Habra Historical Museum with this special fundraiser.

Be a STAR!

Citrus Fair

We introduced the new South wall displays on the Indian, Mission, and Rancho eras.

Many visitors to the Citrus Fair (which highlighted La Habra's citrus and avocado history) stopped by to visit the museum. They got a chance to try out the new theater and the wonderful video interviews by Jim Gomez.

Artist Matt Southgate was on hand to talk to visitors about his mural and timeline panels.

Thank you, everyone, for all your hard work and efforts!

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