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Orange County Surf Culture Exhibit

Surf Exhibit

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Steve MacLeod
Special Collections and

Surfing and Surf Culture in Orange County: The Early History will be the first exhibit in the newly renovated Special Collections and Archives Department.

Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 23, surfing collection materials, including books, vintage photos and movie posters, will be on display near the fifth-floor entrance to Special Collections and Archives. Our renovated space includes an exhibit area, and also a much improved environment for researchers in the Reading Room. The surfing collection is a small collection, part of the much larger Orange County collection, that includes important materials on local O.C. history, environmental activism in O.C., the Irvine Ranch, City of Irvine, Irvine Company, San Juan Capistrano Mission, city histories, ranchos, the 19th-century actress Helena Modjeska, and local politics.

The exhibit will be up through September 16, 2011.