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February 10, 2013

Vintage Photos of Chinese New Year Celebrations in Los Angeles

Jan. 26, 1928. Chinese New Year on Apablasa Street in L.A.'s Chinatown.

Feb. 2, 1930. The Chinese Lion goes about collecting gifts hung over doors during New Year's celebrations in L.A.'s Chinatown.

Feb. 14, 1942. The black dragon, right, loses a fight with Gum Lung, the golden dragon, during the New Year's celebration in L.A.'s China City.

Jan. 21, 1955. The Chung Wah Chinese School Drum and Bugle Corps performs in the Chinese New Year parade in L.A.'s Chinatown.

Feb. 1, 1963. A dragon, manipulated by 40 men, takes part in the Chinese New Year parade for the Year of the Rabbit in L.A.'s New Chinatown.

Jan. 21, 1966. A dragon parades on North Broadway, celebrating 4,664th Chinese New Year to greet the 'Year of the Horse'

Feb. 10, 1967. An estimated 30,000 attend the 'Year of the Ram' Chinese New Year celebration in L.A.'s Chinatown

(via Los Angeles Times)


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