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B. Kwaku Duren papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7022
Abstract B. Kwaku Duren is a lawyer and long-time political, social and community activist in the Los Angeles area. He has served various institutions, among them the South-Central Office of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), the Union of Legal Services Workers of Los Angeles. He served as head of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party and chairman of the New Panther Vanguard Movement. He was co-editor-in-chief of The Black Panther International News Service. As a...
Dates: 1964 - 2012

Armond Fields American Theatre collection

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Identifier: 0337
Abstract

This collection documents the history of the American stage before talking cinema, reflecting the birth and death of vaudeville and the advent of the modern Broadway musical. The collection includes books, posters, theater programs, sheet-music covers, souvenirs, rare film footage of vaudevillians, including Weber & Fields, and manuscripts and research notes for Armond Fields' own books.

Dates: 1856 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1925

First Century Families records

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Identifier: 0298
Abstract

The collection contains records of the activities of the First Century Families, especially centered on the planning and implementation of the group's annual luncheon. Considerable genealogical and biographical material is also contained herein. The collection also includes 22.4 gigabytes of audio and video files.

Dates: 1937 - 2009; Modified: 2013; Modified: 2015; Modified: 2017 – 2018

Saida Gerrard papers

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Identifier: 0341
Abstract

The collection consists of costumes, manuscripts, programs, photographs, and clippings pertaining to choreographer/dancer Saida Gerrard from the 1930s through the 1970s.

Dates: 1930 - 1980

Grell/Colefax Russian Ballet Archive

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Identifier: 0315
Abstract The collection consists of films, books, photographs, sound recordings, posters, costumes, and artwork related to Russian ballet, chiefly the Bolshoi Ballet Company. Collected by Los Angeles resident Dwight Grell from the early 1950s through the 2000s. Many of the materials are in Russian. This collection represents a broad range of subjects: Russian and Soviet Dance; choreography and costume design; and Russian and Soviet culture, including popular culture, as reflected in programs, print...
Dates: circa 1950s-2000s

Homefront records

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Identifier: 0247
Abstract The collection contains research materials, administrative files, audiotape interviews, and film reels from a project by the USC Department of History for a book and PBS television special entitled The Homefront : America during World War II, compiled by Mark Jonathan Harris, Franklin D. Mitchell, and Steven J. Schechter. The book was published in 1984, and the show was broadcast in 1985. The project was a collection of first-person accounts of ordinary citizens describing their experiences...
Dates: 1980s

Herbert G. Klein papers

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Identifier: 0345
Abstract The Herbert G. Klein papers contain detailed records of the day to day activities of Herbert G. Klein, University of Southern California alumnus and trustee, journalist, editor and first White House Director of Communications. Included are records from all phases of Klein's long career: his early career as a journalist with Copley Newspapers in Alhambra and San Diego; his work with Richard Nixon, beginning with the Vice Presidential campaign of 1956; and his subsequent career as a media...
Dates: 15th-17th centuries, 1932-2009 (bulk 1960-1973)

Lewitzky Dance Company records

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Identifier: 0203
Abstract

Based in Los Angeles, California, the Lewitzky Dance Company was formed in 1966 by Bella Lewitzky and gave its last performance on May 18, 1997. The archive consists of papers, films, photographs, costumes, programs, posters, stage plots, and sound recordings. It covers the Company's archived and working papers from all offices, including the Manager, Booking and Production offices.

Dates: 1932 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1997

William Moritz and Harry Frazier collection

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Identifier: Coll2014-001
Abstract Personal papers, motion picture history files, photographs, film, video, audiotape, artworks, posters, clothing, and memorabilia, 1902-2007, from film professor and animator William Moritz and actor Harry Frazier. Moritz and Frazier were friends and collaborators on several short films and other creative projects throughout the 1970s-1990s, some of which documented bohemian and hippie gay communities in Los Angeles, as well as the Radical Faeries. Moritz is best known for his expertise on...
Dates: 1902-2007

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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Heritage Dance Company 1
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Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles 1
Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova 1
Lew, Mervyn 1
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National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America 1
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Republican National Convention (29th : 1968 : Miami Beach, Fla.) 1
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