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Title
Funeral for infant Gomez at Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles, California
Date Created and/or Issued
1942
2013-07-16
Publication Information
County of Los Angeles Public Library
Contributing Institution
LA County Library
Collection
Foto East LA
Rights Information
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Description
A funeral for infant Gomez (first name unknown) buried at Calvary Cemetery in 1942. The five chosen pallbearer girls were the sisters of Ofelia Esparza (photo donor), cousins and a neighbor. They are all dressed in white dresses and three of them are wearing veils. In front of them is the casket with flower arrangements. Rear row, from left: Hortencia Mercado (photo donor's cousin), Evangelina Rivera (photo donor's sister), Consuelo Rivera (photo donor's sister) and Margaret Mercado (photo donor's cousin). The girl in the front row is unidentified.
Type
image
Format
Black-and-white photographs
image/jpeg
Extent
285238 Bytes
Identifier
FELAA252.jpg
http://cdm15952.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15952coll6/id/270
Subject
Rivera, Evangelina
Arroya, Consuelo
Mercado, Hortencia
Mercado, Margaret
Cemeteries--California--East Los Angeles
Funeral rites and ceremonies--California--East Los Angeles
Burial--California--East Los Angeles
Coffins--California--East Los Angeles
Cementerios--California--Este de Los Ángeles
Ritos y ceremonias fúnebres--California--Este de Los Ángeles
Entierro--California--Este de Los Ángeles
Time Period
1942
Place
4201 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90023
East Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California : inhabited place)
Los Angeles (California, United States : county)
California (United States, North and Central America : state)
United States (North and Central America, World : nation)
34.025258, -118.179536
Source
2 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. black-and-white photograph; FELAA252.jpg
Provenance
This image was provided by Ofelia Esparza for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.

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