In 35mm slides, historian finds vintage images of South Central life in the 70s

Brenda Vega
May 7 · 4 min read
In this photo a group of parade participants appear to be marching in front of a Los Angeles Public Library Book Mobile. (Photo: Courtesy of Manuel J. Escamilla)
This image appears to show Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay interacting with parade attendees. The poster on the side of the car says, “Great Ninth District.” (Photo: Courtesy of Manuel J. Escamilla)
Manuel Escamilla, who digitized the images, said he hopes the collection will be seen by the relatives of people portrayed in the images. (Photo: Courtesy of Manuel J. Escamilla)
(Photos: Courtesy of Manuel J. Escamilla)

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