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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Odessa Cox (2nd from left) with family members at the dedication of the Odessa Cox Building, the administration building and library at the Los Angeles Southwest college. L to R Raymond Cox, Odessa Cox, Reba Cox, Brenda Cox, Sandra Cox.
Cox, Odessa,--1922- Cox, Raymond,--1949- Cox, Sandra Los Angeles Southwest College (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Universities and colleges--California--Los Angeles County West Athens (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Group portraits Portrait photographs Shades of L.A. African American photographs