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Alphonzo Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0215
Abstract

Alphonzo Bell, Jr. (1914-2004) was a United States Congressman who represented the 27th and 28th Congressional Districts - which encompassed the communities of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel Air, and West Los Angeles - between 1961 and 1977. Materials within the collection date from the 1930s to the 1980s and document Bell's political career.

Dates: 1933-1987

Lillian Bronson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0126
Abstract

This collection contains ephemera, correspondence, and clippings documenting the career of stage and film actress Lillian Bronson (1902-1955). Bronson appeared in more than eighty films and was Fonzi’s grandmother on the television show Happy Days.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

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

Floyd C. Covington papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7057
Abstract Floyd C. Covington was a Black civic leader in Los Angeles from the late 1920s to the 1970s. Through his work as the first Executive Director of the Los Angeles Urban League and his service in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Covington redefined social welfare and equal opportunity in both employment and housing for various communities in Los Angeles. Covington's papers contain his early scholarship and poetry from his youth and education in Seattle, Washington and Topeka,...
Dates: 1901 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

Lorenzo DeStefano collection on the Hancock Pacific Expeditions

 Collection
Identifier: 6215
Abstract

A collection of screenplay drafts, research notes, subject files, correspondence, photographs, books, audio and video tapes, and one 16mm film compiled by Lorenzo DeStefano for a film about G. Allan Hancock's expeditions to the Galapagos Islands during 1930s. DeStefano never completed his film, but his research for the project--which began in the 1970s--forms a significant collection of documentation on the people and events involved in the Hancock Expeditions.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

William H. DuBay papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0391
Abstract

In 1966, William H. DuBay was suspended from the Los Angeles Archdiocese for opining his criticism of the Roman Catholic church. The collection includes materials related to DuBay's controversial tenure as a Roman Catholic priest and his suspension.

Dates: 1955 - 1974

Hanns Eisler papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0207
Abstract

This rich collection contains Hanns Eisler's personal and business correspondence from his years in Southern California (1942-48). In addition the archive contains a few biographical documents and photographs. The collection also contains several recordings for films on records by Hanns Eisler.

Dates: 1942-1948

Lion Feuchtwanger papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0204
Abstract Lion Feuchtwanger (1884-1958) was a celebrated German-Jewish novelist and outspoken enemy of the Nazis. He began his literary career as a theater critic and turned his talent to writing plays in the 1910s and 1920s. He first became internationally known for his historical novel Jud Süss published in 1925. In 1933, he went into exile in Southern France and in 1941 he emigrated to the United States. He was an important figure in intellectual and artistic circles in Los Angeles during the...
Dates: 1906 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958

Marta Feuchtwanger papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0206
Abstract This archive contains the correspondence of Marta Feuchtwanger, wife of German-Jewish writer Lion Feuchtwanger, who survived her husband by almost thirty years. Marta Feuchtwanger remained an important figure in the exile community and devoted the remainder of her life to promoting the work of her husband. The collection contains Marta Feuchtwanger's personal correspondence, texts and manuscripts by her and others, royalty statements received for the works of her husband, correspondence with...
Dates: 1940 - 1987

Homefront records

 Collection
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

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Correspondence 24
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Exiles -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 6
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 5
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Reports 5
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Theater -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 4
Transcripts 4
United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 4
Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 4
Actresses -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 3
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Authors, German -- 20th century -- Biography -- Archival resources 3
California, Southern -- Emigration and immigration -- Archival resources 3
Exiles' writings, German -- California -- Archival resources 3
International relations -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
Jewish refugees -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 3
Jews, German -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Archival resources 3
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Jews -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
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Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 2
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Advertisements 1
African American women lawyers 1
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Names
Mann, Heinrich 6
Feuchtwanger, Lion 5
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 5
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Brecht, Bertolt 3
Dieterle, William, 1893-1972 3
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Bradley, Tom 2
Chaplin, Charles 2
Doblin, Alfred 2
Frank, Liesl 2
Jewish Club of 1933 2
Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department 2
Marcuse, Ludwig 2
Mierendorff, Marta 2
Mosk, Richard M. 2
Neumann, Robert 2
Remarque, Erich Maria 2
University of Southern California 2
Walter, Bruno 2
Zweig, Arnold 2
Agnew, Spiro T. 1
Ambassador Hotel 1
American Federation of Priests 1
American Red Cross 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Bell, Alphonzo 1
Berstl, Julius 1
Bogart, Guy 1
Bond, Genevieve Farnell 1
Brecht Zentrum der DDR 1
Bright, Verne 1
Briseno, Theodore J. 1
Bronson, Lillian 1
Brown, Jerry, 1938- 1
Bruno, Frank 1
Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite 1
Bush, Grace E. 1
California. Special Crime Study Commission on Organized Crime 1
Callanan, Martha C. 1
Catholic Church--California--Los Angeles--History--20th century--Archival resources 1
Catholic Church--United States--History--20th century--Archival resources 1
Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Los Angeles (Calif.) 1
Catholic Human Relations Council (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Catholics United for Racial Equality 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman 1
Chevaillier, Alzire A. (Alzire Adrienne) 1
Cheyney, Ralph 1
Covington, Alma 1
Covington, Floyd C., 1901-1989 1
DeStefano, Lorenzo 1
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 1
DuBay, William H. 1
Eisler, Georg 1
Elow 1
Emergency Rescue Committee 1
European Film Fund 1
Feuchtwanger Memorial Library 1
Finch, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson) 1
Franklin, Carl M. (Carl Mason) 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Garth, John S. (John Shrader) 1
Gates, Daryl F. 1
Gaw, Ethelean Tyson 1
Gessner, George J. (George John) 1
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris) 1
Graf, Oskar Maria 1
Granach, Alexander 1
Griffin, Burt W. 1
Guggenheim, Felix 1
Hamilton, Florence 1
Hancock, Allan, 1875- 1
Hancock, Marian Mullin 1
Harriman-Beaverbrook Mission to Moscow 1
Harris, Mark Jonathan, 1941- 1
Hayakawa, S. I. (Samuel Ichiyé) 1
Healey, Dorothy 1
Henreid, Paul 1
Hill, Richard A. 1
Holland, Max 1
Homolka, Oscar 1
Houghton, Robert A. 1
Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Dept. (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Iowa Equal Suffrage Association 1
Jackson, Felix 1
Jaeger, Ernst 1
Jessner, Fritz 1
Jessner, Leopold 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Kennedy, Robert F. 1
Kesten, Hermann 1
King, Rodney 1
Knef, Hildegard 1
Koon, Stacey C. 1
Kwan, Moon 1
Lang, Fritz 1
Lenel, Irmgard 1
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Board of Supervisors 1
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority 1
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