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Dancing Cansinos photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 8000
Abstract The Dancing Cansinos photograph album consists of photographs and ephemera relating to the Dancing Cansinos, a family of professional dancers who emigrated from Spain and eventually settled in Los Angeles. The troupe consisted of Antonio, Sr. and Carmen Cansino; their children Eduardo, Elisa, Paco, Jose, Antonio, Jr., Rafael, and Angel; Gabriel Cansino, a cousin; and, briefly in the 1930s, Margarita Carmen Cansino, who later became known as the actress Rita Hayworth. Rita Hayworth's parents...
Dates: 1920 - 1939

John G. and Corrine Tomlinson collection of Southern California photographs, postcards, and memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 7115
Abstract The collection consists of photographs depicting landscapes, portraits, and businesses in Southern California between 1875 and 1950; Los Angeles and Southern California maps and promotional booklets dating from 1880 to 1940; and approximately 5,250 postcards relating to Southern California dating from 1880 to 1940. John G. Tomlinson, Jr. and Corrine Tomlinson began collecting the material circa the early 1990s. The collection also includes a large format photograph by H. T. Payne of Benjamin...
Dates: 1875 - 1950