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A 1997 Haynes Foundation research grant to Tom Sitton, a curator at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, resulted in the publication of Los Angeles Transformed: Fletcher Bowron’s Urban Reform Revival, 1938-1953, by the University of New Mexico Press in 2005. This book received the Donald H. Phlueger Local History Award from the Historical Society of Southern California at its history conference on April 2, 2011. The Phlueger award, established in 1991, “honors outstanding publications on Los Angeles and Southern California local history” published several years earlier.”