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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An outdoor luncheon at the home of actress Dorothy Lamour (far left). Genaro Manantan (standing, face scratched out) worked as her 'houseboy' and chauffeur in the early 1940s.
Lamour, Dorothy,--1914-1996 Motion picture actors and actresses--United States Eating & drinking--California--Los Angeles Bel Air (Los Angeles, Calif.) Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Group portraits Portrait photographs Shades of L.A. Filipino American photographs