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Photo of Emiliano Martinez's 24th birthday party, taken in the backyard of the family home. All tile work was done by his grandfather. Pictured are Anita Martinez with Ariel, Ian Martinez, her younger brother with his head down, and Esteban Felix holding the pinata rope. Photo taken: April 1996.
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00005248 Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Mexican American Community S-011-286 120 CARL0000042992 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/78770
Martinez, Anita-Marie E Martinez, Ian Felix, Esteban Youth--California--Los Angeles Birthday parties--California--Los Angeles Pinatas--California--Los Angeles Stone in landscape gardening--California--Los Angeles Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Shades of L.A. Mexican American photographs