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A Tour of East LA
A crash course in southern California’s Mexican-American history.  
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We are not a Minority (1978).

(Alfonse Palaima)

LA_Starts_Here

LA Starts Here Exhibit, La Plaza de Cultura y Artes.

(Alfonse Palaima)

Willie_Herron_LA

(Alfonse Palaima )

Pico_House

The Pico House was the most luxurious hotel in Southern Califorinia, commissioned in the 1800's by the last Mexican Governor of Alta Califorina, Pio Pico.

(Alfonse Palaima )

Laugh_Now_LA

Artwork on customized ice cream truck.

(Alfonse Palaima )

Impala_LA

The Chevorlet Impala, a favorite among Lowrider enthusiasts.

(Alfonse Palaima )

Rims_LA

Chrome wire rims.

(Alfonse Palaima )

Green_Card_LA_murals

(Alfonse Palaima )

Isabel_LA

Tour Guide, Isabel Rojas Williams in front of Inocencia (1973) by Norma Montoya.

(Alfonse Palaima )

Market_LA

Typical Marketplace on Main Street in Alta California.

(Alfonse Palaima )

Chicanas_murals

Member of the Chicano Civil Rights Movement.

(Alfonse Palaima )

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Typical Dresses of Califorinio women.

(Alfonse Palaima )

A Tour of East LA

A crash course in southern California’s Mexican-American history.  

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