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Graduate with her diploma
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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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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The donor's parents came individualy to Los Angeles from Thailand in 1967 to study in college, where they met and married. The donor's father came to stay with an uncle who lived in Southern California while her mother came on a scholarship with the company she worked for in Thailand. The donor's parents first lived in Hollywood above Franklin Avenue on Chula Vista Way. Later, the family lived in Hancock Park, Pacific Palisades, and finally Marina del Rey.
A graduate of the University of Southern California is shown with her diploma just before a party at her family's Thai restaurant.
1 photographic print :color ;11 x 15 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Thai American Community;
S-014-044 120
Restaurants--California--Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles)
College graduates--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Chanboon, Dorothy

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