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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Mary Dorff and second husband Hilary, grandparents, hold twin brothers, Lary and Gary, July 1950, taken under the fig tree in the backyard of their home in Pasadena. Hilary worked for a tool and dye company.
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