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Dakessian wedding reception
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
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Hagop Dakessian and his new bride Manoushag (Violet in English) Aghabekian in front of their wedding cake at their reception held next DOOR to Holy Cross Church in Los Angeles. The couple met in Los Angeles while neighbors, but had known each other since they were kindergarten classmates in Jerusalem.
1 photographic print :color ;18 x 13 cm.
Photographic prints
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Armenian American Community
S-007-627 120
Brides--California--Los Angeles
Bridegrooms--California--Los Angeles
Couples--California--Los Angeles
Weddings--California--Los Angeles
Wedding cakes--California--Los Angeles
Wedding clothing & dress
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Shades of L.A. Armenian American photographs
Dakessian, Sylva

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