Forrest "War" Perkins is standing in the back, 7th from the left. LaTanya Griffin is in the center, wearing a dark outfit with a floral spray on her shoulder. Herb Jeffries is holding Griffin's left arm. The other people in the photograph are unidentified.
Collection of approximately 800 digitized photographs and other items collected by Walter L. Gordon, Jr. and given to William C. Beverly, Jr., who donated the collection to UCLA. Collection includes photos given to Walter by his former boss, Charlotta Bass, publisher of the California Eagle, as well as other photos he collected. Photos largely depict African American social life and family life in 1940s Los Angeles and feature celebrities, athletes, politicians, lawyers, and other notable people of the era.