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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A group sits in a car in front of a house at 1052 Olancha Drive, in Los Angeles on Christmas Day, 1949. Back seat, left to right: Jay Row and Roger Crossman (fiance to Nona). Front seat, left to right: Nona Stoakin, sister Barbara and Barbara's husband Keith Severin.
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