Night out at Central Avenue's Jockey Club, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Night out at Central Avenue's Jockey Club, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Merriman, Ted
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Publicist Earl "Red" Griffin was the IFRG's public relations director. He was known for discovering and promoting his eventual wife, LaTanya Griffin.
Dorothy Dandridge was a singer and actress, and the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her work in Carmen Jones.
Ralph Gibbs was the owner of Gibbs' Jockey Club.
Maggie Hathaway, golfer and Los Angeles Sentinel golf editor, helped integrate municipal golf courses in Los Angeles, and was a founder of the Hollywood-Beverly Hills branch of the NAACP.
All information concerning the content and description of the image was provided by Walter Gordon.
L to R: Dorothy Dandridge, unidentified woman, Earl "Red" Griffin, Maggie Hathaway, unidentified woman, Gibbs (first name unknown, Ralph Gibbs, the owner of Gibbs' Jockey Club); unidentified man.
Gibbs Jockey Club Cafe was located at 4305 S. Central Avenue in Los Angeles.
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African American businesspeople--California--Los Angeles
African American women golfers--California--Los Angeles
African American motion picture actors and actresses--California--Los Angeles
Dandridge, Dorothy, 1922-1965.
Hathaway, Maggie, 1911-2001
Gibbs Jockey Club (Nightclub)
- California--Los Angeles
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- still image
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Collection 1867 Box 2 Folder 6
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