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Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.; Published on page 99 of Shades of L.A. New York : The New Press, c1996. Verna Dekard and Arthur Lewis at the segregated section of the Santa Monica beach known as Ink Well, shortly before they married. They are in front of a fence with a sign for Club Casa, a private beach club.
1 photographic print :b&w ;25 x 17 cm. Photographic prints
Club Casa (Santa Monica, Calif.) Beachgoers--California--Santa Monica Beaches--California--Santa Monica Segregation--United States Discrimination in public accommodations--United States Private clubs--California--Santa Monica Inkwell (Santa Monica, Calif.) Santa Monica (Calif.) Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Portrait photographs Group portraits Shades of L.A. African American photographs