Museum L-A’s Executive Director Rachel Desgrosseilliers. Museum L-A

• Worker reunions and major Oral History project that now counts over 260 histories completed.

• The saving of three major collections that have become national treasures.

• The many successful exhibits of textiles, shoes, brick, music, immigration and who we are as a people.

• Having brought people in from 42 states and 12 countries instilling tourism in the heart of the community.

• The Kids as Curators education program established to help K-12 students gain hands-on experiences in life issues and teaching their findings to the community.

• Finding the site of our future new museum along the riverfront.

• Gaining the reputation of being fully engaged while asked to lead major efforts in our community.

• Working with local businesses to increase economic development and entrepreneurial spirit.

• Managing the organization through two major economic downturns, making sure never a bill went unpaid.

• Most of all, the many beautiful relationships and friendships established through connecting history to today’s generations and honoring the great generations of our past.


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