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Communion picture
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Emilio and Hortensia, ready for their first communion, are posing at Brooklyn and Bridge with their mothers (left to right) Elouise Marquez and Hotense Delgado. They are outside the San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church, located at 555 North Fairview Avenue in Boyle Heights. Photo dated: Jun. 10, 1951.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Mexican American Community
S-012-612 120
Corral, Hortensia
Marquez, Emilio
Marquez, Elouise
Delgado, Hortense
San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church (Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, Calif.)
First communion
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Mexican American photographs
Corral, Hortensia.

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