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Max Heller's drugstore
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
Circa 1928
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.
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Max Heller and his family lived behind the drugstore; the structure still stands.
Druggist Max Heller (right) inside his first drugstore, located at 2600 Brooklyn Avenue (later Ce´sar E. Cha´vez Avenue) in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. A customer is seated at the soda counter.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Jewish Community; Shades of L.A.: Polish American Community; Shades of L.A.: Russian American Community
S-009-279 120
Drugstores--California--Los Angeles
Pharmacists--California--Los Angeles
Soda fountains--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Shades of L.A. Jewish photographs
Shades of L.A. Russian American photographs
Shades of L.A. Polish American photographs
Safadi, Michaela

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