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A man and woman dressed as Mascaras, Olvera Street, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
April 14, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The children delighted in the festivities surrounding Olvera Street, donning velvet jackets and embroidered dresses. There was an acrobatic monkey performing, as well as the Mascaras, whose masks were created by Ramon Rodriguez.
The male and female Mascaras bow to one another.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Unique Lane Has Fiesta Sabado de Gloria," Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr 1936: A2.
Text from negative sleeve: 4775 - Alice Saucedo Carlos Figueroa Bertha Perez + Olivera St Mascaras 6th Anniv. of Olvera Street Fiesta Sabado de Gloria 4/11/36 [stamped:] Apr 14 1936
Handwritten on negative: Mascaras on Olivera St 4/11 36
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Celebrations--California--Los Angeles
Olvera Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Masks--Mexican--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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