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First Communion
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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Raquel, center of the first row, at her First Communion at Saints Peter and Paul Church in Wilmington, in Los Angeles. Her future husband, Julian, is right behind her. Her brother Ronald is in front of the group, at right.
1 photographic print :col. ;12 x 11 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Mexican American Community; Shades of L.A.: Danish American Community
S-014-123 120
Saints Peter and Paul Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
First communion
Rites and ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Church buildings--California--Los Angeles
Catholic churches--California--Wilmington (Los Angeles)
Wilmington (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Mexican American photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
Temblador, Raquel

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