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Philip Ahn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3007
Overview Philip Ahn was a Korean American actor, WWII veteran, and USC alum. This small collection comprises primarily personal and family photographs, film and television stills, and awards and realia documenting Ahn's professional career, personal life, and his numerous involvements within the Korean community. It also contains scripts, teleplays, and some biographical materials.
Dates: 1935 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1978

Lion Feuchtwanger papers

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Identifier: 0204
Abstract Lion Feuchtwanger (1884-1958) was a celebrated German-Jewish novelist and outspoken enemy of the Nazis. He began his literary career as a theater critic and turned his talent to writing plays in the 1910s and 1920s. He first became internationally known for his historical novel Jud Süss published in 1925. In 1933, he went into exile in Southern France and in 1941 he emigrated to the United States. He was an important figure in intellectual and artistic circles in Los Angeles during the 1940s...
Dates: 1906 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958

Oscar Homolka papers

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Identifier: 0205
Abstract This collection consists of manuscripts written by Oscar Homolka during his stay in Southern California. The collections also contains some photographs and ephemera relating to Homolka.
Dates: 1935 - 1960

Marta Mierendorff papers

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Identifier: 0214
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and ephemera regarding the lives and work of many German-speaking emigre artists in Southern California. One focus of the collection are German Expressionist Theater director Leopold Jessner (1878-1945) and his brother-in-law, the actor and director Fritz Jessner (1889-1946), both of whom left Germany in the 1930s to escape the Nazi persecution of Jews. The collection also includes more extensive materials on Walter...
Dates: 1933 - 1985

Howard Ralston papers

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Identifier: 5069
Abstract Howard Ralston was an alumnus of the University of Southern California (class of 1930) and part of a family acting troupe as a child. Born in Bar Harbor, Maine in 1904, Ralston's family traveled around the country before eventually settling in Hollywood, California, where young Ralston became a featured player for five years. (One of his early film roles (1919) was opposite Mary Pickford in Polyanna.) Ralston graduated from University High School in...
Dates: 1917-1988; Majority of material found in 1920s

Robert B. Richardson collection on Southern California Theater

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Identifier: 0242
Abstract This collection consists of the research files on Los Angeles and Southern California theaters compiled by Robert Richardson. The focus of the files, which contain clippings, statistics, and ephemera, is the physical venues themselves (the theaters).
Dates: 1896 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

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USC Libraries Special Collections 5
USC Libraries East Asian Library 1
 
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Clippings 4
California, Southern -- Emigration and immigration -- Archival resources 3
Ephemera 3
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Archival resources 3
Jewish refugees -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 3
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Photographs 3
Theater -- Austria -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
Theater -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
Actresses -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 2
Authors, German -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Correspondence 2
Exiles -- Austria -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Exiles -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Exiles -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Exiles' writings, German -- California -- Archival resources 2
Jews -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Jews, German -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 2
Manuscripts 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Archival resources 2
Academy Awards (Motion pictures) -- Archival resources 1
Actors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs 1
Actors -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Asian American men -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Asian Americans in the motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Audiotapes 1
Authors, German -- 20th century -- Biography -- Archival resources 1
Authors, German -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Authors, German -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Autobiography -- Jewish authors -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Autographs (manuscripts) 1
Awards -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- History -- Archival resources 1
Celebrities -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Certificates 1
Charities -- California -- Archival resources 1
College students -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Composers -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Concentration camps -- France -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Conductors (Music) -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Exiled Jewish authors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Exiles -- Austria -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Exiles -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Exiles -- Southern France -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Exiles -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Feature films -- California -- Archival resources 1
Film stills 1
German literature -- Archival resources 1
Greek letter societies -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Historical fiction, German -- Archival resources 1
International relations -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Jewish refugees -- Europe -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Korean American men -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Korean American motion picture actors and actresses -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Emigration and immigration -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Musicians -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Newsletters 1
Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Performing Arts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Performing arts -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Political campaigns -- California -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Printed ephemera 1
Realia 1
Scrapbooks 1
Scripts 1
Scripts (documents) 1
Television scripts 1
Theater -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Theater -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Theaters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Theaters -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Theatrical managers -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Tickets 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- Asian Americans -- Archival resources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Archival resources 1
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Language
English 5
German 1
 
Names
Baum, Vicki 2
Brecht, Bertolt 2
Dieterle, William 2
Doblin, Alfred 2
Eisler, Hanns 2