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Opening ceremonies for Pasadena school
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
Jane El Farra to Los Angeles from Missouri in 1956 with her mother. Jane's husband was from the Gaza strip (Khanyunis) and came to the U.S. crica 1956 to attend school in Texas. He later came to Los Angeles in 1958 and attended medical school at UCLA. They were married in 1959 and lived in West LA, Westchester, Garden Grove, Hollywood, and Los Feliz.
Opening ceremonies for the New Horizon School in Pasadena. The entire Muslim community participated in the event.
1 photographic print :color
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Arab American Community;
S-010-555 120
New Horizon School (Pasadena, Calif.)
Private schools--California--Pasadena
Islamic religious education of children--California--Pasadena
Religious education--California--Pasadena
Pasadena (Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Arab American photographs
El Farra, Jane

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