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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

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers: Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

 Collection
Identifier: 0218-2
Abstract

The Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers contain the records of the political activities of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, University of Southern California Gould Law School alumna, state and federal legislator, and county official. Included in this collection are the records from Burke's second tenure on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (1992-2008).

Dates: 1968 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1991 - 2008

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

California Historical Society collection of TICOR and C. C. Pierce photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0245-2
Abstract The collection reflects the activities of the California Historical Society’s Southern California Branch from the late 1970s through the early 1990s, a period when the Society established a History Center in Los Angeles devoted to collecting photographic and archival materials. The primary visual collection was the C.C. Pierce photographic collection, acquired by the Society from the Title Insurance and Trust Corporation (TICOR) in 1941. The collections served historians and researchers...
Dates: 1860 - 1960

Chester Place photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7070
Abstract 12 mounted photographs depicting Chester Place and the surrounding area. The photographs include streetscapes (of Chester Place and Figueroa Street), lawns and gardens. Many of the photographs are identified only generally, but some can be positively identified as no. 7 Chester Place, the home of Judge Charles Silent, the founder of Chester Place. Chester Place was founded by Judge Silent in 1899, when he moved his family to the old home of real estate speculator Nathan Vail and extended a...
Dates: circa 1900

Paul Christopher collection of Carl W. Knight photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0321
Abstract The Paul Christopher collection of Carl W. Knight's photographs consists mainly of photographs, negatives, and slides of portraits and scenic views of Missouri and Southern California. In addition to the images, there are a few textual items that include financial documents, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous ticket stubs and pamphlets that Knight collected, and correspondence (mostly postcards) to or from Carl Knight's sister, Pansy M. Knight. The date span of the collection ranges from...
Dates: 1920 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

K. Garrison Clarke collection of photographs of Southern California and Baja California, Mexico

 Collection
Identifier: 0322
Abstract The collection consists of 128 black and white reprints of images taken by K. Garrison Clarke between 1948 and 1975. Most of the images are taken in and around Los Angeles County. A sizable amount of photographs are from a 1961 photo shoot at Jungleland USA, an animal training center in Thousand Oaks, CA that housed animals used in Hollywood films. Images from a commercial experiment at Oxnard and the Channel Islands (1965) and photographs from a shoot for Mexico West Coast Magazine in Baja...
Dates: 1948 - 1975

Theo Ehret photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7054
Abstract Photographs taken by Theo Ehret, 1970-1985, undated. Subjects include Hollywood, downtown Los Angeles and its buildings and freeways, LAX, the Olympic Auditorium, Hollywood celebrities, and boxers and wrestlers. Theo Ehret (1920-2012) was the house photographer at the Grand Olympic Auditorium from the mid-1960s through the 1980s. Ehret photographed all aspects of the Auditorium's boxing and wrestling matches. His photographs were reproduced on posters and programs, and published in local...
Dates: 1970-1985, undated

Thomas Kilgore, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0381
Abstract

The collection consists of manuscripts, drafts of sermons, church and personal correspondence and photographs of Dr. Thomas Kilgore, Jr., pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Los Angeles from 1963-1985 and a noted civil rights and civic leader. A subsequent accrual to the original collection includes a large number of plaques and awards, as well as audiovisual materials and ephemera.

Dates: 1935 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1998

Los Angeles and Pasadena photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7016
Abstract

25 mounted photographs depicting locations and people in Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Santa Monica. 12 of the photographs have inscriptions and dates on the reverse. In addition to unidentified individuals, the photographs depict West Lake and East Lake Parks, residences and hotels in Los Angeles, residences and a church in Pasadena, the beach at Santa Monica, and exhibits at the Chamber of Commerce.

Dates: 1897 August, undated

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