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Foto East LA: A Community History Project of the County of Los Angeles Public Library
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Topanga Digital History: A Community History Project of the County of Los Angeles Public Library
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Carlos Hetzler, Sr. holding Martha O. Hetzler, sitting in front of their home, which was once a Japanese owned business. The sign in the window reads "Harry R. Otsubo, Notary Public and Real Estate Broker." The sign was left when the Japanese American owners were evacuated and the building became apartments. 1954. This image was provided by Victor Duran for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Hetzler, Carlos, Sr., Hetzler, Martha O.,...
An aerial view of the beanfields in the San Fernando Valley from the summit of Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Topanga circa 1920. This image was provided by Lynn Dickhoff for inclusion in the Topanga Digital History collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, San Fernando Valley (Calif.)--Aerial views,...
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Camera Day at Belvedere Junior High School (later called Belvedere Middle School) and some students are pictured looking for an image to capture, East Los Angeles. This image was provided by Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Junior high school...
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Isabel Luna Aparicio (photo donor's mother) vacationing with her family at "Tin Can Beach" (now Bolsa Chica State Beach), located in Huntington Beach, a city in Orange County, California. She is standing with both of her hands on her hips, looking for her five children. She is wearing baggy bloomers and a sleevless, three button blouse. To the side of her is a combo beach umbrella-tent and some of her belongings. Photo taken in the 1950's. This image was provided by Vibiana...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Aparicio, Isabel Luna,...
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by Blacke, Eubie; Peters, Brock; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; William Greaves Productions
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Description : Documentary concerning the Harlem Renaissance utilizing photos by James Van Der Zee, music by Eubie Blake, and narration by Brock Peter. From the collection of the Black Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
Jun Oyama (left, at 12 years old), with two others (unidentified), at the Evergreen Hostel (later called [Fellowship House?]) in Boyle Heights. Jun and his family were living in the hostel after they were released from the Granada Relocation Center in Granada, Colorado, also known as Amache, at the end of World War II. This image was provided by Jun Oyama and Jennifer Oyama for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans,...
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Tom Martinez (right) and his brother, Phillip Martinez (left), are wearing Felix the Cat and Donald Duck halloween costumes and masks at the Harrison Elementary Street School Halloween parade. In the background are other students sitting down and a view of the back of the school and brick building in City Terrace. This image was provided by Thomas B. Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Martinez, Tom--California--East Los...
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Photo of the East Los Angeles Parade on Brooklyn Avenue where the Anthony Quinn Library is located. Circa 1970. This image was provided by Ernestina Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Parades--Libraries--California--East Los...
Our Gang cast members at the Strand Theatre, East Los Angeles, California
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Hood, Darla, 1931-1979, Switzer, Carl,...
Mrs. Windon's class at City Terrace Elementary School Grade B1, on the quarter system. The photograph donor, Al Carlos, is the 3rd from the left in the 2nd row, 1957. This image was provided by Ofelia Esparza for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Children--California--East Los Angeles,...
Katie Mares and George Muriel laughing on the steps of East Los Angeles College (ELAC). In the background can be seen some parked cars on Riggin Street (later renamed Avenida Cesar Chavez) in Monterey Park. This image was provided by Thomas B. Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Mares, Katie--California--Monterey Park,...
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Maria Rosalia Mu ñ oz (donor's sister, married name is Wartnik) is standing in front of a house at the Maravilla Projects, in Winter 1948-1949. Image is from a photocopy. This image was provided by Rosalio Mu ñ oz for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Wartnik, Maria Rosalia,...
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Boris Karloff signing a safety plaque at the Strand Theatre circa 1936. Karloff played the role of The Monster in the film, "Bride of Frankenstein" in 1935. Safety plaque reads: "Stop! Beware, Boris Karloff". These safety plaque signings were public relations events and the plaques were later installed on the sidewalk to promote safe street crossing. This image was provided by Donald R. Swickard for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969, Motion picture...
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by Hickman, Paul
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Description : Shows how three black artists are motivated and then return to their studios to complete their work. Pictures Samella Lewis as she does an abstract in oil, William Pajaud as he works on a water color, and John Riddle as he designs a sculpture in metal. From the collection of the Black Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Ernestina Martinez sitting with other girls in front of a house that was built on stilts. Ernestina is about 7 or 8 years old in this photo and she is sitting on the far left. Circa 1937. This image was provided by Ernestina Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Martinez, Ernestina,...
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Description : Escuela Tlateloco is a private school for Chicanos in Denver, Colorado, aimed at "liberation" by removing students from racist, culturally biased situations in public schools and providing their own culture and history instead. From the collection of the Chicano Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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by Veloz Studio
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View of Whittier Blvd. with cars, possibly during a parade, during the 1930s. This image was provided by Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Streets--California--East Los Angeles,...
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by Frager, Stanley R.
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Description : A documentary film which depicts some of the educational and environmental problems that are faced by Mexican-American youth. From the collection of the Chicano Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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Description : Discusses the pro-union motion picture Salt of the Earth , made by film industry personnel blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Presents interviews with Paul Jarrico, producer of the 1954 film, and with others associated with the film and the labor problem it explored. From the collection of the Chicano Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright...
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Veterans of American Legion Post 804 near the Mexican-American All Wars Memorial in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. The intersection where the memorial is located is also known as Cinto Puntos, where Indiana Street, Lorena Street and East Cesar E. Chavez Avenue (formerly Brooklyn Avenue) come together. Circa 1950. This image was provided by Dan Ortiz for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Hispanic American...
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Photo donor's father, Bill Phillips, the owner of Phillips Music Company opened in 1935 till 1991. He left Rochester, New York in 1925 to join the Navy. After completing his service in the navy, Bill moved to Southern California to join his cousins living in Boyle Heights. Circa 1940. This image was provided by Bruce Phillips for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Phillips, Bill, Stores,...
Evergreen Avenue Elementary School class picture. Miss Conant's AM Kindergarten class. The photograph donor, Al Carlos, is in the first row, second from the left, 1956. This image was provided by Bruce Phillips for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Children--California--East Los Angeles,...
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The Mexican-American All Wars Memorial located at 3300 East Cesar Chavez Avenue in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. The intersection is also known as Cinto Puntos, where Indiana Street, Lorena Street and East Cesar E. Chavez Avenue (formerly Brooklyn Avenue) come together. Circa 1950. This image was provided by Dan Ortiz for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, War memorials--California--Los Angeles,...
Pictured from left to right: Bertha Molina, Timmy Martinez, Gloria Molina, Red Martinez and Julie Martinez during the Chicano Moratorium in Salazar Park (formerly Laguna Park), 1970. This image was donated by Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Molina, Gloria, Martinez, Red, Molina,...
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by Educational Communications, Inc.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Description : Discusses the conception and development of the Operation Bootstrap project in Watts. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction...
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by Veloz Studio
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Strand Theatre sign lit up at night circa 1935. Front of sign reads: "Spencer Tracy & Sylvia Sidney in Fury, Henry Hunter in Parole, Brown & Lavelle". Side of sign reads: "Henry Hunter in person and Spin O". This image was provided by Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Motion picture theaters--California--East...
A class photo of 32 students, possibly of 2nd graders from room 6 at Hammel Street Elementary School (later Esteban E. Torres High School). An 8 year old Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin (photo donor) is wearing two braids and a polka dot dress with ruffles on the shoulders. She is in the 2nd row from the bottom, 3rd from left. This image was provided by Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Aparicio-Chamberlin, Vibiana, Elementary...
Sixth grade student council being sworn in at Malabar Elementary School. Circa 1990. This image was provided by Mark Overstreet and the Malabar Elementary Centennial Committee for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Elementary schools--California--Los...
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A professional photo portrait of Sotera Pacheco (photo donor's grandmother) when she was 24 years old and was a resident of Belvedere Township in what is now East Los Angeles. She is fashionably dressed in a two piece long dress, a small hat, high heels with bows and a purse clutched at her side. She was unmarried at the time this was taken at Cantu Pe_a Studio in East Los Angeles (a renowned neighborhood studio). "Cantu Pena LA 5-36" appears on the bottom right corner of the photo....
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Pacheco, Sotera, Young...
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Screen actress Bonita Granville at a safety plaque signing at the Strand Theatre, circa 1938. The plaque reads: "Watch and wait." Bonita Granville was a contemporary of Natalie Wood and Shirley Temple. Back of photo: "Please credit Bud Fraker photo - WA. 5891." This image was provided by Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Granville, Bonita, 1923-1988, Motion...
A photo of Jesse Ramirez (photo donor) from when he was attending East Los Angeles College. This image was provided by Jesse A. Ramirez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Ramirez, Jesse, Community college...
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Wedding of Joe Ramirez's brother, circa 1979, at San Antonio De Padua Church located in Boyle Heights, with a 1970's Pontiac Trans Am parked in front. This image was provided by Joe E. Ramirez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Church buildings--California--Los Angeles,...
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by Lathan, Stan; Ailey, Alvin
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Description : An introduction to the artistry of the Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theatre. It features selections from the major works of the Choreographer, Alvin Ailey; works of art in themselves, choreographed to music which ranges from modern blues to classical to traditional spirituals. From the collection of the Black Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 2 Reels of 2 : Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S....
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Photo of Phillips Music Company store front displaying instruments, sheet music, appliances, television sets, records. Part of the store was opened to Kenji Taniguchi who was later the owner of Kenny's Sporting Good Store down the street. Circa 1950. This image was provided by Bruce Phillips for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Stores, Retail--California--Los Angeles,...
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by Selling, Bernard
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Description : Gives insight into the problems of the Spanish speaking minority of America, as seen through the eyes of educated Mexican-Americans. Faces the fundamental issue of cultural conflict in the United States. From the collection of the Chicano Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be...
Ernestina Martinez is sitting in the middle with her brother to the right, and her sister-in-law to the left in front of the family's 1948 blue and white Pontiac. Circa 1953. This image was provided by Ernestina Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Martinez, Ernestina,...
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Young couple on Ditman Avenue. The man is in uniform before shipping out to Germany, 1954. This image was provided by Ofelia Esparza for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, Foto East LA: A Community History Project of the County of Los Angeles...
Screen actor Montie Montana (also known as Monty Montana) making an appearance at Hammel Street Elementary School. Back of photo: "To Rosie from Mom, kids watching Montie Montana at Hammel St. School before Jan. 1961." Circa 1961. This image was provided by Ernestina Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Montana, Montie--California--East Los...
Brothers Tom Martinez and Phillip Martinez are wearing Felix the Cat and Donald Duck halloween costumes and masks at their Harrison Elementary Street School's parade while Susan Martinez is not in costume. In the background, are other students in the playground in City Terrace. This image was provided by Martha O. Hetzler for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Martinez, Tom--California--East Los...
Ernestina Martinez, on the right with cigarette in mouth, standing in front of the Hammel Street Elementary School yard with her sister-in-law. 1950s. This image was provided by Ernestina Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Martinez, Ernestina,...
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A side view of Swickard's Strand Theatre with it's original faded paint signage that says Adults and Children and admission prices. In the foreground are businesses for a roofing contractor and cemetary marble plaques, East Los Angeles, 1973. This image was provided by Ernestina Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Motion picture theaters--California--East...
A 1955 class photo of Margaret Gloria Zozaya (married name Pacheco) from Garfield High School in East Los Angeles. She is the photo donor's aunt (married Manuel Pacheco, the photo donor's uncle) and lived on Dozier Street in the Maravilla area of East Los Angeles. This image was provided by Richard Armendariz for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Zozaya, Margaret Gloria, High school...
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Father and son in a supermarket parking lot on the corner of Cesar Chavez (formerly Brooklyn Ave.) and Rowan Ave. This image was provided by Rita Garcia for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Father and child--California--East Los...
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A female adult, a young girl, and two male adults are standing in the Molina's family backyard next to the clothesline on Bonnie Beach Place. Pictured from left: Sailor Pete (wearing a newsboy hat), Mary Molina (donor's mother), Celia Cantu Molina (donor's grandmother) and a male adult (unidentified). Image is from a photocopy. This image was provided by Raul Felix for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Molina, Mary, Molina, Celia Cantu,...
It is Senior Coming Out Day at Garfield High School and all the seniors are given a class sweater with their name embroidered on it. Ofelia (photo donor) and four of her friends are wearing their sweaters and posing on the grass in front of the school's entrance. They are all dressed alike in long skirts, white collar blouses and their sweaters. From left to right are: Connie Lopez, Ofelia Rivera, Esther Rivera, Ruby Carlins and Virginia Lopez. This image was provided by Ofelia Esparza for...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Esparza, Ofelia, Lopez, Connie, Rivera,...
Students are sitting in the playground watching a May Day Dance performance given by other students at Harrison Elementary Street School in City Terrace. This image was provided by Joe E. Ramirez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, School children--California--East Los...
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Smolt steelhead trout found in Topanga Creek in 2011. The Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains (RCDSMM) created the Topanga Creek Stream Team in 1996 to harness the passion of some of the local volunteers who are key to collecting incredible amounts of field data including documenting the numbers of frogs and fish in the area. This image was provided by Rosi Dagit for inclusion in the Topanga Digital History collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Steelhead (Fish)--California--Topanga,...
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by California Afro-American Museum; Churchill Films
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Description : Gives an historical overview of the Black American in Olympics celebrating 80 years of athletic achievement. Traces the struggle of American Blacks to be a part of American athletics. Shows the progress of Black athletes as an important part of the struggle of Blacks to achieve racial equality in America. From the collection of the Black Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
Mr. Meza-Overstreet (far left) posing with his Grade six students for a classroom photo at Malabar Street Elementary School. Circa 1993. This image was provided by Mark Overstreet and the Malabar Elementary Centennial Committee for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Elementary schools--California--Los...
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Family portrait of Rose Wiley (photo donor), taken at a studio in Los Angeles, circa 1899. From the left: Francisco Trujillo (donor's grandfather), Manuela Trujillo (donor's mother), and Aleja Trujillo (donor's aunt). This image was provided by Rose Wiley through The Topanga Historical Society for inclusion in the Topanga Digital History collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Families--California--Topanga, Topanga...
Arnold Martinez (fifth from the right), who may have been a field representative for Los Angeles County Supervisor Ernest Debs, at a political meeting in East Los Angeles. Rita Garcia, the image donor, is second from the left. Back of photo reads: "George A. Percy, 3934 Harriman, CApitol 5-5211." This image was provided by Rita Garcia for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Martinez, Arnold, Garcia, Rita, Local...
Roberto Parra (photo donor's grandfather) is standing between two of his daughters and has his arms around them posing for the picture. To the left of him is the eldest daughter Natalie Parra and to the right is the youngest one Lolita Parra (photo donor's mother). The picture was taken circa 1960 outisde of the family's house on Floral Drive, in the Maravilla area of East Los Angeles. This image was provided by Richard Armendariz for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Parra, Roberto, Parra, Lolita, Parra,...
Funeral services for infant Gomez (first name unknown) held at Church of Our Lady of Solitude (la Soledad) circa 1942. The five chosen pallbearer girls were the sisters of Ofelia Esparza (photo donor), cousins and a neighbor. Four out of the five pallbearers are in view carrying the casket down the church stairs to the sidewalk. They are all dressed in white dresses and three of them are wearing veils. From the left are: Margaret Mercado (photo donor's cousin), unidentified girl in back of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Rivera, Evangelina, Mercado, Hortencia,...
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Political gathering for an unknown politician (male, center). Rita Garcia, the image donor, is third from the right. Back of photo reads: "George A. Percy, 3934 Harriman, CApitol 5-5211." This image was provided by Thomas B. Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Garcia, Rita, Local officials and...
Student looking into the lens of a mini camera on Camera Day at Belvedere Junior High School, East Los Angeles. This image was provided by Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Junior high school...
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Rose Wiley (photo donor) posing at the Trujillo Ranch centennial party at the front yard of the house under arbor on October 6, 1986. Attendees included people from the Topanga Historical Society. This image was provided by Rose Wiley through The Topanga Historical Society for inclusion in the Topanga Digital History collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Ranch houses--Centennial celebrations,...
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Katherine Kneen married Lee haines and started another generation of Topangans. Pictured in 1949, left to right: Katherine holding Carol, Bruce, and Lee holding Lynn Haines (Dickhoff), photo donor. This image was provided by Lynn Dickhoff for inclusion in the Topanga Digital History collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Families--California--Topanga, Topanga...
Fourth graders Joseph Sloggy and Sean Denny went on a hike through the Topanga Creek in July 1998 helping biologists search for steelhead trout. They were appalled by the collection of wrecked cars and other junk that had accumulated in the steep parts of the creek. They returned to school in September and convinced their teacher Ritesh Shah and their classmates that cleaning up the cars should be their community project for the year, which was how the Wrecked Car Removal Project got started in...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Rivers--California--Topanga,...
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Gas station on Brooklyn Avenue (later renamed Cesar Chavez Avenue) between Rowan Avenue and Dittman Avenue. The gas station had Chinese owners and there is still a gas station there. Circa 1950. This image was provided by Ernestina Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Service stations--California--East Los...
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Family portrait taken at the Veloz Studio on Whittier Blvd. in East Los Angeles, circa 1980. This image was provided by an anonymous donor for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Friends on Rowan Avenue, East Los Angeles, California, circa 1952. This image was provided by Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Friendship--California--East Los Angeles,...
What may be the old front of Malabar Street Elementary School possibly after a fire. Middle 1930s. This image was provided by Mark Overstreet and the Malabar Elementary Centennial Committee for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Elementary schools--California--Los...
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This photo of the Phillips Music Company store front was taken by Kenji Taniguchi located in East Los Anegeles. Circa 1950. This image was provided by Bruce Phillips for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Stores, Retail--California--Los Angeles,...
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The Esparza family are at their aunt's house possibly for Thanksgiving. Amado R. Esparza (photo donor's husband) is in the right of photo and Ofelia Esparza (photo donor and maiden name Rivera) is in the center and was pregnant at that time. They are sitting at the table and surrounded by all of their 8 children. This image was provided by Ofelia Esparza for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Esparza, Amado R., Esparza, Ofelia,...
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Bob's Barbershop was located on the 2400 block of Fourth Street, and Bob was the neighborhood barber. The photo donor's newphew, John Hetzler, is in the process of getting a trim. 1957. This image was provided by Ofelia Esparza for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Malabar Sreet Elementary School Halloween Parade. Joe Ramirez is standing in the center with two friends, he is wearing a ""Cow that Jumped Over the Moon"" costume in 1964. This image was provided by Joe E. Ramirez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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A formal portrait of Emily Aparicio (photo donor's aunt), possibly hand tinted in brown hues for the clothes and lips, pink for the face and green for the eyes. She is wearing a knit blouse under a blazer and has a bow on top of her hair. The photo was taken in Ramona Gardens, an area of Boyle Heights. Circa 1930s. This image was provided by Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Dolores Trujillo, father of Rose Wiley (photo donor), standing in front of the old ranch house in Topanga with his dog and English friend, Jane B. Reed, whose husband, Earl Reed, took the photo. The English couple was living in Calabasas, California. Jane and her mother used to spend their weekends on the ranch. This image was provided by Rose Wiley through The Topanga Historical Society for inclusion in the Topanga Digital History collection.
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Description : Traces the relationship between the United States and Japan from Commodore Perry's mission in 1854 to the era of World War II, when Japanese Americans were declared enemy aliens and shipped to relocation camps. Shows how Japanese Americans have overcome early discrimination to become one of the most successful ethnic groups. From the collection of the Asian Pacific Resource Center at the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright...
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The name "Bernie" is graffitied on the side of a wooden-framed building that is attached to the Swickard's Strand Theatre's brick building, East Los Angeles, August 1973. This image was provided by Ernestina Martinez for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Mu_oz siblings are standing on the grass at Laguna Park (now Salazar Park), posing for a picture in Fall 1948. Pictured from the left: neighbor (unidentified), Maria Rosalia Mu_oz (donor's sister), Ricardo Mu_oz (donor's brother) and in the center, on the grass is Rosalio Mu_oz (donor). This image was provided by Rosalio Mu_oz for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Malabar Street Elementary School under construction. 1913. This image was provided by Mark Overstreet and the Malabar Elementary Centennial Committee for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Wedding portrait of Jose Ramirez and Teresa Palomares Ramirez (photo donor's parents) taken in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico. They are standing in front of a window with blinds. Jose is holding Teresa's left arm and she is holding onto her bouquet of flowers with her right arm. There is handwriting in Spanish addressed to someone at the bottom right corner of the photo. Both of them are now deceased and buried in Montebello, California. This image was provided by Jesse A. Ramirez for inclusion in...
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Duncan Renaldo (left), with an unkown woman (center) and Alan Hale, Sr. (right), signing a safety plaque at the Strand Theatre, 1930s. These safety plaque signings were public relations events and the plaques were later installed on the sidewalk to promote safe street crossing. This image was provided by Donald R. Swickard for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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Three young Parra sisters (photo donor's mother and aunts) are wearing dresses and standing in the front yard. The house was located in the Maravilla area of East Los Angeles on Floral Drive (North of Cesar Chavez) between Brannick Avenue and Marianna Avenue. Pictured: Virginia Parra (left), Lolita Parra (center and is photo donor's mother) and Natalie Parra (right). This photo was taken circa 1955. This image was provided by Richard Armendariz for inclusion in the Foto East LA collection.
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