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19th century photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0127
Abstract

Tintype, ambrotype, daguerreotype, cartes-de-visite, and cabinet card portrait photographs of the Civil War period (soldiers and civilians).

Dates: circa 1860s-1870s

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

299. Infanterie-Division records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6098
Abstract This collection consists of documents from the 299th Infantry Division of the German Wehrmacht. The 299th Infantry Division was formed in February 1940 as part of the 8th Wave. Its fought primarily in France from 1940 to 1941 and then moved to the Eastern Front, where it was destroyed in July 1944 and was disbanded April 1945. The collections includes birthday congratulations to and from the First Batallion and its members and an invitation to a Christmas party adressed to an officer. It...
Dates: 1940 - 1945

1932 Olympics Equestrian scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7011
Abstract

This small scrapbook contains clippings and photographs documenting the equestrian entrants in the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics, and the events held at the Riviera Country Club. Horses and riders from Japan, France, Holland, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States are included.

Dates: 1932

Gladys A. papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7062
Abstract

The Gladys A. papers contain diaries of Gladys A., a young woman who participated in sex work in and around Downtown Los Angeles. The diaries span from the day she arrived in LA in January of 1949 through 1953, detailing the daily experiences of her first five years in the city. The collection also includes photographs of Gladys with unidentified individuals, correspondence from her family in Michigan, memorabilia from her Catholic high school, and other miscellaneous personal items.

Dates: 1944-06-09 - 1979

A Midsummer Night's Dream scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7020
Abstract

A limited-run scrapbook produced for individuals such as studio head Jack Warner documenting the production of Max Reinhardt's film adaptation of Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream". The leather-bound scrapbook contains more than 200 original black-and-white glossy photos from the film along with scene descriptions below each picture, a cast of players, and reviews of the film reproduced from newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1935

Actors and Actresses scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: 0306
Abstract

This bound scrapbook contains photographic portraits of theater and movie actors and actresses clipped from popular magazines in the years 1917 and 1918. Many are accompanied by brief blurbs about the individual's career. A bookplate on the inside cover indicates provenance as the Research Department Library of Paramount Pictures.

Dates: 1917 - 1918

Aftermath of a flood in Japan photographs

 Collection — Pamphlet-Binder: 1
Identifier: 6244
Abstract

A collection of nine photographs showing the aftermath of a flood in Japan circa the early 20th century. The photographs show destroyed buildings, people standing near debris, and small boats in a river.

Dates: circa 1890-1930

Chauncey Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0419
Abstract The papers include material collected by Chauncey Alexander over a long and active life in social work and radical politics. Included are personal papers, school papers, and materials relating to Alexander's leadership of such organizations as the National Association of Social Workers, the International Federation of Social Workers, the First Amendment Foundation, and other organizations. Considerable materials are preserved from Alexander's service as an adjunct professor of Social Work...
Dates: 1917 - 2004

All Nations Church and Foundation photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 0421
Abstract The All Nations Church and Foundation photographs (circa 1924-1967) consist of photographic material in a variety of formats; the collection provides a rich view of the people, community, and activities associated with the All Nations Foundation's operations in Los Angeles. Among the subjects documented in the photographs are All Nations centers and community life; arts and education; recreation and leisure; groups and individuals; and publicity materials. The collection complements the All...
Dates: circa 1924-1967

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Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 3
Los Angeles International Airport 3
Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943 3
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Agnew, Spiro T. 2
Allan Hancock Foundation 2
Baum, Vicki 2
Blankenchip, John Edward 2
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California. Governor's Office 2
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Chaplin, Charles 2
Dick Whittington Studio 2
Dieterle, William, 1893-1972 2
Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 2
Finch, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson) 2
Garth, John S. (John Shrader) 2
Guggenheim, Felix 2
Hancock College of Aeronautics 2
Holo, Selma 2
Homolka, Oscar 2
Jewish Club of 1933 2
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 2
Kennedy, Robert F. 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 2
Kohnstamm, Oskar Felix 2
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Board of Supervisors 2
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office 2
Los Angeles Florence Crittenton Home (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Mahler, Alma 2
Marcuse, Ludwig 2
Neumann, Alfred, 1895-1952 2
Olympic Games (10th : 1932 : Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Reagan, Ronald 2
Remarque, Erich Maria 2
Republican National Convention 2
Romney, George W. 2
Rostropovich, Mstislav, 1927-2007 2
Ryland, Gladys, 1900-1980 2
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle) 2
Schulberg, Budd 2
Truesdell, C. (Clifford), 1919-2000 2
Truesdell, Helen Walker, 1898-1987 2
United States. Army 2
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University of Southern California. School of Dramatic Arts 2
University of Southern California. School of Social Work 2
University of Southern California. Trojan Marching Band 2
Walter, Bruno 2
William L. Pereira and Associates 2
Wolff, Victoria 2
Woodhead, J.E. (John Edward) 2
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Zweig, Stefan 2
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Abraham Lincoln High School (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
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Adelson, Merv 1
Adrian Wilson and Associates 1
African American Firefighter Museum 1
Ainsworth, Ed, 1962-1968 1
Albert C. Martin and Associates 1
Alexander, Chauncey A. 1
Alexander, Sally J. 1
Alice, (Fictitious character from Carroll) 1
All Nations Boys Club (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
All Nations Clinic 1
All Nations Foundation (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Allen, William C. 1
Altoon + Porter Architects 1
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1
American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists 1
American Ballet Theatre 1
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. 1
American Committee for Christian German Refugees 1
American Federation of Musicians 1
American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada. Musicians' Union, Local 47 (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
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