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
Images available for reproduction and educational use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/orderinguse.html 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.
Four photographs from a scrapbook page. From left to right, in a clockwise direction, captions read: "An educated girl & her children"; "God's Light House," a cabin with a sign identifying the building as a church; "Where Indians used to grind corn at Idyllwild," which shows a large rock with several worn holes, where acorns were ground into meal; "Sunday school at Hamburg, Calif.," which shows teachers and a group of kids in the Mendocino County community.
Children--California Church buildings--California Dwellings--California Metates--California--Idyllwild Idyllwild (Calif.) Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Group portraits Portrait photographs Shades of L.A. Native American photographs