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Enjoying refreshments
Alternative Title
Shades of L.A. Photo Collection
Merriman, Ted
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. 1943]
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.
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Some friends enjoy a snack and beverages together, possibly after a performance. Identified are: actress Dorothy Dandridge (left), singer and pianist Hadda Hapgood Brooks (right of Dandridge), business agent Earl "Red" Griffith (upper left), actress Maggie Mae Hathaway (center), and Ralph Gibbs (right, in chef's hat).
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-001-316 120
Brooks, Hadda
Dandridge, Dorothy,--1922-1965
Hathaway, Maggie
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Singers--United States
Businessmen--United States
Pianists--United States
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. African American photographs
Gordon, Walter

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