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Title
Alpha 66 training camp
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. 1981]
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.
Cuban and Mexican women from the women's brigade rest after a day of exercising at Camp Yumuri, the Alpha 66 military training camp in the Mojave Desert. The camp was used to prepare members for military combat in Cuba against Fidel Castro, if the situation should arise. Alpha 66 is an anti-communist organization working for the liberation of Cuba. The group was formed by Cuban exiles. Alpha signifies the beginning and the group started with 66 people.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :col. ;10 x 15 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00025884
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: Cuban American Community
S-013-364 120
CARL0004988062
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/79756
Subject
Alpha 66 (Organization)
Anti-communist movements--United States
Militia movements--United States
Military training camps--United States
Women--Mojave Desert
Mojave Desert
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Source
Talleda, Miguel L.

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