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Title
Entertaining the troops
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. 1950]
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.
Women entertainers pose with soldiers at an army base. Ethel Sissle (later Gordon) is visible behind the windshield.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00001382
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-000-167 35mm
CARL0005041831
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/80866
Subject
Sissle, Ethel
Soldiers--United States
Entertainers--United States
Women entertainers--United States
Jeep automobile
Vehicles, Military--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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