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Title
Lion Dance during Chinese New Year celebration in Chinatown, Los Angeles, 1928
Date Created and/or Issued
January 1928
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Chinese men, women, and children, some in costume, observe the Lion Dance on an unpaved street during Chinese New Year along with Mexicans and others.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Bing, Zing, Boom! Happy New Year," Los Angeles Times, 27 Jan 1928: A1.
Two men support the lion costume, spectators obscured by clouds of smoke.
Text from negative sleeve: LOS ANGELES CHINATOWN, CELEBRATIONS, NEW YEAR 1928
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5854
ark:/21198/zz002cvzgm
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Chinese New Year--California--Los Angeles
Costumes--Chinese
Lion dance--California--Los Angeles
Smoke--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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