Skip to main content

Image / Group at L.A. Southwest College

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Group at L.A. Southwest College
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
Rights Information
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 (2nd from left) and husband (far left) at Los Angeles Southwest College Founder's Day celebration. Mrs. Cox was the principal founder of the college. At far right is Leticia Quezada, 2nd from right is Marguerite A. Hudson.
1 photographic print
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-001-037.2 120
Cox, Odessa,--1922-
Cox, Raymond,--1949-
Quezada, Leticia
Los Angeles Southwest College (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Celebrations--California--Los Angeles County
Universities and colleges--California--Los Angeles County
Unincorporated areas--California--Los Angeles County
West Athens (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. African American photographs
Cox, Dr. Sandra

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: