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Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction. Laura, center, holds a bridal luncheon for four new brides. From left, LaVerne, Velva, the hostess Laura, Verna and Vivian. Laura started many women's social clubs in Los Angeles including the Orchid Girls Club.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 24 cm. Photographic prints
Luncheons--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles--Societies and clubs Women--California--Los Angeles Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Shades of L.A. African American photographs Group portraits