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Boarding house residents
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. 1911]
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.
Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.
Residents of a boarding house near Ord Street, in Los Angeles, share a drink. Standing in the back, holding the bottle, is Luigi. He lived in the boarding house just after he immigrated to Los Angeles from Italy, and met his wife, also an Italian immigrant, there. She worked at the boarding house waiting tables.
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 24 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Italian American Community
S-008-769 120
Boardinghouses--California--Los Angeles
Porches--California--Los Angeles
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
Aprato, David.

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