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
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Edith Quong (left) and friends at the Cocoanut Grove in the Ambassador Hotel, the first time Chinese Americans were allowed in the club, 1945.
1 photograph :b&w Photographic prints
00004558 ShadesÂ of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Chinese American Community S-006-849 120 CARL0000022318 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/78345
Ambassador Hotel Cocoanut Grove (Los Angeles, Calif.) Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)--California--Los Angeles Shades of L.A. Collection photographs