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Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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

David Boulé interview with Wally G. Shidler

 Collection
Identifier: 7120
Abstract A collection of material relating to a series of interviews with Wally Shidler, conducted by David Boulé. Wally G. Shidler is a former motion picture engineer and collector of Southern California ephemera. David Boulé is an author, researcher, and collector of items and information relating to the California citrus industry. The interview sessions combined last approximately six hours and focus on Shidler's life and activities as a collector of materials on Los Angeles history, particularly...
Dates: 2016 - 2019

California Civic Light Opera Association records

 Collection
Identifier: 0253
Abstract

Papers, letters, reports, board meeting minutes books and records which relate to the formation and management of the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association (LACLO) and the subsequent California Civic Light Opera Association formed by the merger of the LACLO and the San Francisco Civic Light Opera Association.

Dates: 1938 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

Crawford et al. v. Board of Education of the City of Los Angeles et al. records

 Collection
Identifier: 0234
Abstract Crawford et al. v. Board of Education of the City of Los Angeles et al. was a case in which the California Supreme Court ordered the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to formulate a feasible plan to desegregate its schools. In 1977, the LAUSD came up with a plan that was later deemed one of, if not the most, drastic plans of mandatory student reassignment in the nation. The collection consists of court case transcripts, court exhibits, depositions, reports, office memos,...
Dates: 1976-1980

Ingolf Dahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1001
Abstract The Ingolf Dahl papers contain the manuscripts, scores, and professional and personal papers of American composer and USC School of Music faculty member Ingolf Dahl (1912-1970). Dahl, one of USC's most distinguished faculty members, had a long and successful career in music both here in his adopted country and abroad. In 1938, Dahl immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Los Angeles where he found work as a composer and conductor for radio and film. In 1943, Dahl joined the faculty of USC. He...
Dates: 1928 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

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

Edward H. Fickett, FAIA, records

 Collection
Identifier: 5014
Abstract

The Edward H. Fickett, FAIA, records primarily contain the archives of the architectural office of noted Los Angeles architect Edward H. Fickett, FAIA. In addition, the collection contains a small set group of Fickett's personal papers.

Dates: 1945-2013

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 — Multiple Containers
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

Zoraya Filema Foley journal

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6076
Abstract A 30 page journal written between April 14 and June 1, 1907 by Zoraya Filema Foley. Foley was 14 years old when she wrote the journal. The entries describe her activities as a young lady of some means in early 20th century Los Angeles. She was the daughter of W.I. Foley (1856-1921), an attorney who was the law partner of Henry Tifft Gage, who served as governor of California from 1899-1902. Her mother was Sara Dolores Sepulveda (1866-1906), a member of the Sepulveda and Lugo families,...
Dates: 1907 April-June