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19th century theatrical photographs album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6156
Abstract

This photograph album consists of photographs of actors and actresses, many in theatrical costume and posies, as well as photographs of stage sets with actors. The actors, actresses and productions are unidentified.

Dates: circa 1890s

Maceo Braxton, Jr. family photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7109
Abstract An album of family portraits and other material assembled at the time of Maceo Braxton, Jr.'s graduation from West Point in 1974. The more than 40 photographs in the album prominently feature Braxton (1953-2008)--a Black physician and military officer--as well as his parents, Maceo Braxton, Sr. (1922-1997) and Bernice Maiflorence Braxton (1924-2013), and his four siblings in their Los Angeles home. Many of the portraits feature Braxton's mother, Bernice, who worked at the University of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1974; 1944; 1980

California family photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7098
Abstract A photograph album of an unidentified family in California with snapshots of various people and places taken circa 1900-1905. Places pictured include Sierra Madre, Alhambra, Pasadena, Santa Monica, Laurel Canyon, Redwood City, San Francisco, the Cliff House (San Francisco), Westlake Park (now MacArthur Park), and "E.B.B. Pasadena Home." Most of the handwritten captions in the album that indicate names are illegible and/or first-name-only, but some names are still legible: Helen Douglass,...
Dates: 1900 - 1905

Milton Carlson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7110
Abstract

A collection of scrapbooks, notebooks, photographs, photograph albums, ledgers, postcards, and court transcripts and testimonies from Milton Carlson. Carlson was a criminologist and handwriting expert.

Dates: 1896 - 1918

Floyd C. Covington papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7057
Abstract Floyd C. Covington was a Black civic leader in Los Angeles from the late 1920s to the 1970s. Through his work as the first Executive Director of the Los Angeles Urban League and his service in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Covington redefined social welfare and equal opportunity in both employment and housing for various communities in Los Angeles. Covington's papers contain his early scholarship and poetry from his youth and education in Seattle, Washington and Topeka,...
Dates: 1901 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

Arthur E. DeMott Civilian Conservation Corps photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6185
Abstract

An album of photographs documenting Civilian Conservation Corps projects in California compiled by Arthur E. DeMott. Activities pictured in the photographs include the construction of "Dalton Camp F-126," construction at Tanbark Flats, and the building of a dam.

Dates: 1933

Filipino American Library collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6235
Abstract The Filipino American Library collection consists of materials owned by the Filipino American Library in Historic Filipinotown that were transferred to the University of Southern California Special Collections in 2017. The collection is currently divided into two categories: (i) digitized material and (ii) unprocessed material. The digitized material consists of lantern slides, bound volumes, photographic prints, maps, and other materials that the USC Digital Library digitized and described...
Dates: 1920 - 2015

Foley and Sepulveda family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7042
Abstract The Foley and Sepulveda family papers consists of letters, diaries, photographs, photograph albums, books, legal documents and ephemera, 1850-1953 and undated, created and collected by various members of the Sepulveda and Foley families. The bulk of the collection consists of materials created and collected by William I. (W.I.) Foley and his daughter Viola Lillian Foley Morrow. Also included are some items from Foley's wife Sara Dolores Sepulveda, their children Zoraya, Rupert, and Elsa...
Dates: 1850-1953, undated

Henry Garrett photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6039
Abstract

Album of photographs, mostly cartes-de-visite, depicting members of the extended Garrett family from Ireland. The album also includes a few scenic photographs. Inscribed on the verso of the first page: "Henry Garrett's Family album/1876-1896".

Dates: 1876 - 1896

Collection of German cigarette cards on famous dancers of the world

 Collection
Identifier: 6214
Abstract Five albums of promotional sets of cigarette cards featuring pictures and text on famous dancers of the world, published by German cigarette companies in the 1930s. The contents of these albums were issued as collector's cards and distributed with cigarette packages from three companies: Orami and Eckstein-Halpaus--both in Dresden--and Garbáty in Berlin. Two of the albums are part of a series: "Berühmte Tänzerinnen und Tänzer" (Famous Dancers), published by Cigarettenfabrik Orami with...
Dates: 1930 - 1935

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