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Title
Women dancing with soldiers
Alternative Title
Shades of L.A. Photo Collection
Contributor
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. 1945]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
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.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.
Eight couples dancing at an unidentified club. Ethel Sissle (later Gordon), wearing a polka-dotted dress (left of center), is among the women.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00025138
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-001-265 120
CARL0005041740
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/80856
Subject
Sissle, Ethel
Dance--United States
Dancers--United States
Couples--United States
Soldiers--United States
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. African American photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1941-1950
Source
Gordon, Walter

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