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Lou D'Elia collection on George Hurrell

Identifier: 6151
Abstract George Hurrell began his career as a photographer working for MGM during the Golden Age of Hollywood, during which time he photographed some of the most famous movie stars of the period, and as a result became one of the most famous studio photographers in Hollywood. He became known for his use of light that included spotlights and shadows, and hand-retouching, which produced romantic portraits that became his signature style. He continued to use this style throughout his long career,...
Dates: 1922-2015

Ralph Rodgers and Percy Turner Circus 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

Christa Zinner photographs

Identifier: 0194

Christa Zinner was a well-known fashion and advertising photographer from the 1940s through the 1970s. Her photographs appeared in many popular magazines and newspaper supplements including Ebony, Look, Life, Harpers Bazaar, Sports Illustrated, TV Guide, etc. The collection consists of photographs, negatives, and slides including those not selected for the actual magazines. Many of the magazines themselves are included in the collection as well as single magazine pages.

Dates: late 1940s-1970s

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