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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Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction. Fanny T. Almaguer was born in 1933 in Mexico and came to Los Angeles in 1964 to get an education. She married Jose Almaguer in 1966 and remained in the United States, raising their fours sons. Jose died in 1973 at the age of 38 and Fanny joined the workforce to provide for the family on her own. Omar's baptism ceremony at La Placita, Our Lady Queen of Angeles Catholic Church, on Olvera Street in Los Angeles.
1 photographic print :color ;11 x 11 cm. Photographic prints
Plaza Church (Los Angeles, Calif.) Baptism--Catholic Church Rites and ceremonies--California--Los Angeles Families--California--Los Angeles Catholic churches--California--Los Angeles Church buildings--California--Los Angeles Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Shades of L.A. Mexican American photographs Group portraits