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San Pedro market
Alternative Title
Shades of L.A. Photo Collection;
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
Circa 1910
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and educational use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at 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.
Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.
Maria and Lorenzo in their grocery store on the corner of 3rd and Palos Verdes Streets in San Pedro, Los Angeles. Lorenzo and Maria immigrated to Los Angeles from Mombaruzzo, Asti, Piemonte, Italy in 1892 and 1896, respectively. They owned and operated the grocery store from 1910 to the late 1930's.
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 24 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Italian American Community
S-013-602 120
Grocery stores--California--San Pedro (Los Angeles)
Grocers--California--Los Angeles
Display of merchandise--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--San Pedro (Los Angeles)
San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Shades of L.A. Italian American photographs
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Time Period
Johnson, Marsha

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