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Reid residence
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. 1930.]
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 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.
Robinez Reid was born in the house on the far right, 1227 N. Commonwealth, at Commonwealth and Hollywood Boulevard, the Reid family home, circa 1930's. The land was purchased circa 1911-12 and Robinez Reid's father built the house circa 1924-25. The house was later sold to a neighbor.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-004-254 120
African Americans--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Shades of L.A. African American photographs
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs

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