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Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.; Published on page 60 of Shades of L.A. New York : The New Press, c1996. The Ahn family residence (left, not visible) was where Helen Ahn and her five children lived from 1936 until 1946. The home was later moved to 34th Street and is now occupied by the USC Korean Studies Institute. Susan Ahn (later Ahn Cuddy) in her WAVES uniform on Downey Way in Los Angeles. She was the first Korean American in the WAVES, the women's division of the U.S. Naval Reserve in the 1940's. She also went to Pensacola Gunnery School to become the first woman gunnery officer.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 20 cm. Photographic prints
00093537 Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Korean American Community S-005-019 120 CARL0005008803 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/82237
Cuddy, Susan Ahn,--1915- WAVES National (Organization) United States.--Navy Women--California--Los Angeles Military uniforms Streets--California--Los Angeles Dwellings--California--Los Angeles Lawns--California--Los Angeles Sidewalks--California--Los Angeles Electric lines--Poles and towers Downey Way (Los Angeles, Calif.) Portrait photographs Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Shades of L.A. Korean American photographs