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Family portrait
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
Circa 1945
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.
Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.; Published on page 16 of Shades of L.A. New York : The New Press, c1996.
Joe and Sarah with their daughter, JoAnn. Joe, a member of the Native American tribe the Yaqui people, and his wife, a Hopi-Navajo, met and married in New Mexico. Sarah moved to Los Angeles during World War II, and Joe joined her after his honorable discharge from the 15th Cavalry of the U.S. Army.
1 photographic print :b&w ;25 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Native American Community; Shades of L.A.: Yaqui Community; Shades of L.A.: Hopi Community; Shades of L.A.: Navajo Community
S-007-290 120
United States.--Army
Soldiers--California--Los Angeles
Families--California--Los Angeles
Military uniforms
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Native American photographs
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Time Period
Semon, JoAnn.

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