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A large group, made up of friends and family, helps George C. Lem (b. 1863) celebrate his 70th birthday at his restaurant, Lem's Cafe, located at 320 E. 1st Street in Little Tokyo. George is seen standing against the wall on the right, near the center of the image.
1 photograph :b&w Photographic prints
00012089 ShadesÂ of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Chinese American Community S-012-701 120 CARL0000073099 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/79528
Lem, George Lem's Cafe (Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, Calif.) Birthday parties--California--Los Angeles Little Tokyo (Los Angeles, Calif.) Shades of L.A. Collection photographs