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The Legacy of Frank Lanterman Exhibit

Lanterman House Exhibit Sheds Light on Lawmaker Who Advocated for Disabled Californians

Excerpt from the February 16, 2017 Los Angeles Times article by Sara Cardine

Who was Frank Lanterman? A man whose passion for playing the organ inspired him to abandon his studies at USC weeks before graduation? Or a state assemblyman whose work on behalf of people with disabilities is still evident 40 years later?

Or perhaps he was a bit of a recluse who rubbed elbows with America’s elite but spent the final years of his post-retirement life in close quarters with brother Lloyd, surrounded by organ mechanisms, tools, machines and countless boxes of personal and political memorabilia.

A new exhibit at Lanterman House museum in La Cañada Flintridge aims to shed light on the man known to friends as “Uncle Frank” and affectionately labeled by fellow lawmakers as “the workhorse of Sacramento,” using never-before-seen photos and audio elements to impart Lanterman’s indelible impact on California life.

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Check Out the Exhibit
The Legacy of Frank Lanterman (1901-1981) exhibit runs from February 14 thru December 21, 2017 and is displayed throughout Lanterman House.

Visit the Lanterman House Web site for more details