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Election campaign rally
Alternative Title
Shades of L.A. Photo Collection
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
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1944]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and educational use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/orderinguse.html for additional information.
The contents of this collection are restricted to personal, research, and non-commercial use. The Library cannot share the personal and/or contact information of the donors, their descendants, or associates who contributed photographs and oral histories to the collection.
Helen Gahagan was a successful Broadway performer who, in 1931, married actor Melvyn Douglas. Elected in 1944, Gahagan Douglas was the third woman elected to Congress from California. She served California's 14th congressional district as a liberal Democrat from 1945-1951.
Helen Gahagan Douglas, candidate for Senate, speaking at rally to elect Roosevelt. Abaraham Maymudes is pictured in background, right.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Jewish Community
S-008-142 120
Douglas, Helen Gahagan,--1900-1980
Maymudes, Abraham
Political campaigns--California--Los Angeles
Public speaking--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Legislators--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Maymudes, August L.

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