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Bar at Moongate Restaurant
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
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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.
Image is a reproduction.
Philip Ahn's Moongate Restaurant opened in 1954 and closed in the late-1980s.
Serving as bartender at Philip Ahn's Moongate Restaurant, located at 8632 Van Nuys Boulevard, is Ralph Ahn, one of Philip's younger brothers.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Korean American Community
S-005-063 120
Ahn, Ralph
Philip Ahn's Moongate Restaurant (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Bartenders--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Chinese restaurants--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Interiors--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Bars (Drinking establishments)--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Panorama City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Korean American photographs
Cuddy, Susan Ahn

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