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Group at building dedication
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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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.
Odessa Cox (center, left) with family and friends at the dedication of the Odessa Cox Building, the administration building and library at the Los Angeles Southwest college. Reba Cox is 2nd from right, Sandra Cox is if 4th from right, Brenda Cox is at far left.
1 photographic print
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-001-030 120
Cox, Odessa,--1922-
Cox, Reba
Cox, Sandra
Cox, Brenda
Los Angeles Southwest College (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Community colleges--California--Los Angeles County
Celebrations--California--Los Angeles County
Unincorporated areas--California--Los Angeles County
West Athens (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Shades of L.A. African American photographs
Time Period
Cox, Dr. Sandra

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