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Mother and son
Alternative Title
Shades of L.A. Photo Collection
Shades of L.A. is an archive of photographs representing the contemporary and historic diversity of families in Los Angeles. Images were chosen from family albums and include daily life, social organizations, work, personal and holiday celebrations, and migration and immigration activities. Made possible and accessible through the generous support of the Security Pacific National Bank, Sunlaw Cogeneration Partners, Photo Friends, California Council for the Humanities, the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, and the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and educational use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at for additional information.
The contents of this collection are restricted to personal, research, and non-commercial use. The Library cannot share the personal and/or contact information of the donors, their descendants, or associates who contributed photographs and oral histories to the collection.
Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.; Published on page 6 of Shades of L.A. New York : The New Press, c1996.
A portrait of Maria and her son, Adam, taken at a photography studio on Broadway. Adam was on leave from the United States Army after boot camp and before his deployment to Africa to join the Allied forces in World War II.
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 17 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Mexican American Community
S-006-128 120
United States.--Army
Parent and adult child--California--Los Angeles
Families--California--Los Angeles
Mothers--California--Los Angeles
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Mexican American photographs
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Time Period
Moreira, George.

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