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Doctors John and Vada Somerville in formal dress, circa 1941/1950, Los Angeles

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Title:Doctors John and Vada Somerville in formal dress, circa 1941/1950, Los Angeles
Date:1941-1950
Description:

Photograph of John Somerville and his wife,Vada, in formal attire. The couple were graduates of the U.S.C. School of Dentistry and practiced dentistry in Los Angeles. In 1914, the Los Angeles branch of the NAACP was organized at a meeting in their home. Somerville built the Somerville Hotel at 4225 Central Avenue in 1928; the following year the building was renamed the Dunbar Hotel. Somerville also served on the Los Angeles City Police Commission.

Local identification number: scl-m0226

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0226~1; scl-mss064-0226~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Somerville, Vada | Somerville, John Alexander, 1882 | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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