Charles Fletcher Lummis: Crusader in Corduroy, Founder Emeritus Southwest Museum

Event Start Time

Sat, 03/09/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Event Description

Kim Walters, Ahmanson Curator of Native American History and Culture, presents an illustrated lecture about Charles Lummis (March 1, 1859–November 24, 1928). Her talk will include a brief biographical overview of Lummis and his adventures in the Southwest and Peru—and a discussion of the major organizations that he founded to preserve California missions, his assistance with American Indian causes, and the establishment of the Southwest Society and the Southwest Museum.

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Southwest Museum
234 Museum Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90065
United States
Phone: 323 495-4326
34° 6' 3.0996" N, 118° 12' 21.654" W
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