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Latvian and Estonian orange pickers
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 1949
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.
Group photo of Latvian and Estonian orange pickers in front of a church in Santa Ana. Men are dressed in their best Sunday clothes, although not all own jackets. Aleksandrs R. Hofmanis is standing in the third row, second from the right hand side, and is wearing black rimmed glasses. Aleksandrs later made his career as a printer for Los Angeles newspapers.
1 photographic print : b&w
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Latvian American Community
S-012-117 120
Agricultural laborers--California--Santa Ana
Church buildings--California--Santa Ana
Santa Ana (Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Latvian American photographs
Hofmanis, Helena.

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