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Hope Parrish Named Historical Society President

Shop History for the Holidays on Sunday, December 3 at the ARC


December 7, 2017

Hope Parrish

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018 former Vice President of Programs Hope M. Parrish will be taking the helm of the Culver City Historical Society as its next president.

Hope is a third-generation motion picture industry professional, following in the footsteps of her grandfather and father as a property master and set decorator. In addition, Hope's maternal grandfather was a special effects man and talented welder for the studios.

A graduate of Culver City High, Hope has worked as a property master on A graduate of such films as Django Unchained (2012), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Nebraska (2013).

"The Parrish family loves Culver City and has lived on Mentone Avenue for 75 years," Hope says. "I have enjoyed helping to produce programs for the Society for the past four years, and I am thrilled to become its president for the next two."

The Installation of Officers for the 2018-2020 term will be held during a reception at our next General Program on January 17, with details to come via the newsletter and email.

You may also want to mark your calendars for the upcoming Shop History for the Holidays opportunities at the Historical Society Archives & Resource Center (ARC).

On Sunday, December 3, 1 p.m. to 3 Historical Society elves will be donning Santa hats, ready to wrap. We still have a few copies of City Historian Julie Lugo Cerra's Culver City, California: The First Hundred Years. Besides this beautiful book that was published by the Culver City Chamber of Commerce, we have two LIMITED EDITION products celebrating the centennial.

ipurpose Room of Veterans Memorial Building, which are open to our members and the general public. The Historical Society Archives & Resource Center (ARC) is open the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and by appointment. For For For additional information please visit and like us on Facebook:


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