Lena Torrance, Lula Griffith, Beulah Honoré, and Betty Martina, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Lena Torrance, Lula Griffith, Beulah Honoré, and Betty Martina, Los Angeles, 1940s
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Lena Torrence Cooper was an actress and socialite who contributed to civic organizations.
Betty Martina, dancer, teacher and choreographer, was the director of the Betty Martina dance studio, specializing in Spanish-Moroccan dance. She was also the wife of journalist Lawrence LaMar.
Beulah Honoré, a former dancer with the Regalettes in Chicago, and also an interior designer and milliner, was married to Gideon Honoré, a member of Duke Ellington's orchestra.
Lula Griffith was a photographer and Red Griffin's girlfriend.
All information concerning the content and description of the image was provided by Walter Gordon.
Most of the women in this photograph are unidentified. Second from left is Lena Torrance (later Lena Torrance Cooper). Third from the right, carrying a white handbag, is Lula Griffith. Forth from the right in a matching hat and dress is a woman with the last name of Pettigrew. To the right, in a white jacket with polka dots, is Beulah Honoré. At the far right is Betty Martina.
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African American dancers--California--Los Angeles
African American women political activists--California--Los Angeles
African American photographers--California--Los Angeles
Honoré, Beulah, 1908-1985
Martina, Betty, 1919-1969
Cooper, Lena Torrence, 1922-1994
- California--Los Angeles
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- still image
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