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Unveiling at Plaza de la Raza
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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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Jose Ramon Lopez-Portillo (in white) and Councilman Art Snyder (center, with microphone) at plaza de la Raza, at the unveiling of a portrait of Mexican president Jose Lopez-Portillo (in background), 1980.
1 photographic print
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Mexican American Community
S-003-712 120
Lopez-Portillo, Jose Ramon
Snyder, Art
Plaza de la Raza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Municipal ceremonial--California--Los Angeles
Shades of L.A. Mexican American photographs
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Guerra, Yolanda

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