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Dunbar Cocktail Lounge and Grill
Alternative Title
Shades of L.A. Photo Collection
Adair Photo
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. 1948]
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.
Image is a reproduction.
Composite photograph showing the interior of the Dunbar Cocktail Lounge, inside the Dunbar Hotel at 4225 S. Central Avenue in Los Angeles. It is owner Harry Spates whose portrait has been added in the upper center.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-001-364 120
Dunbar Cocktail Lounge (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dunbar Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Bars (Drinking establishments)--California--South Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
Nightclubs--California--South Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
Hotels--California--South Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
Central Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
South Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. African American photographs
Composite photographs
Time Period
Gordon, Walter

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