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John F. Merritt Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7103
Abstract

A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.

Dates: 1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

Edward Paik papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3315
Abstract

Edward Paik was a Korean American food service equipment sales supervisor, Kitchen Specialist, and U.S. Air Force Surplus Property Disposal Specialist. This collection comprises primarily photographs and printed materials created and collected by Edward Paik. It also contains ephemera in the form of service medals, a wool cap, and Army patches, as well as personal papers in the form of correspondence, letters, and yearbooks.

Dates: 1931 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1994

Ralph Rodgers and Percy Turner Circus collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0388
Abstract The Ralph Rodgers and Percy Turner Circus Collection documents the collective interests of a circus model builder/ miniature circus owner and a real circus owner who became friends and whose circus memorabilia ended up with a mutual friend who donated them to USC. The collection contains ephemera, correspondence, photographs, books, records, costumes, and a large amount of circus model plans and drawings kept by Ralph Rodgers. A portion of the collection represents the history of the...
Dates: 1930s-1980s

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African American business enterprises -- California -- San Diego -- Archival resources 1
Agriculture -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Alternative comics 1
Amusements -- California -- History -- Archival resources 1
Audiotapes 1
Circus -- California -- La Jolla -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Circus -- California -- Lakeside -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Circus -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Circus -- Florida -- Sarasota -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Circus wagons -- Archival resources 1
Citrus crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Clowns -- Archival resources 1
Comic books 1
Commemorative medals 1
Costumes (character dress) 1
Crate labels 1
Drawings 1
Food service equipment industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Fruit crate labels -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Graphic arts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Korean American families -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Korean American men -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
La Jolla (San Diego, Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
Manuals (instructional materials) 1
Memorabilia 1
Negatives (photographic) 1
Pamphlets 1
Phonograph records 1
Photograph albums 1
Photographic postcards 1
Picture postcards 1
Popular culture -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Pasadena -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Posters 1
Printed ephemera 1
Prints 1
School yearbooks 1
Slides (photographs) 1
Videotapes 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- California -- Archival resources 1
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Big Apple Circus 1
Circus Model Builders International 1
Circus World Museum (Baraboo, Wis.) 1
Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus 1
Cole Bros. Circus 1