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Dorothy Dandridge visits Tijuana track
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
[ca. 1945]
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 http://tessa.lapl.org/orderinguse.html 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.; Image is a reproduction.
Actress, Dorothy Dandridge standing on the Tijuana Racetrack with four men, from left to right, George Ramsey, John Alessio, Al Ramsey, and Ed Burdadzi. Mr. Alessio owns the Tijuana Racetrack, Al Ramsey owns a hotel in San Diego, and George Ramsey is the 'enforcer' at the track, maintaining separation between the Black and White patrons.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-000-173 35mm
Dandridge, Dorothy,--1922-1965
Hipo´dromo Agua Caliente (Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico)
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Racetracks (Horse racing)--Mexico--Tijuana (Baja California)
Horse racing--Mexico--Tijuana (Baja California)
Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. African American photographs
Gordon, Walter

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