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Virginia Barrera, "Queen of Ranchera music"
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
[between 1940 and 1950]
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.
View A: Collage of Virginia Barrera, singer of Rancheras with mariachi's, "Queen of Ranchera music." Dresses Virginia is wearing are all hand sewn by herself and her mother.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Mexican American Community
S-011-203A 120
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Mexican American women singers--California--Los Angeles
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. Mexican American photographs
Mendoza, Ralph and Irasema.

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