Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Literary archive of the German emigre author and playwright Julius Berstl (1883-1975). The collection includes typescripts, manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, personal and biographical documents, theater memorabilia, and a small number of literary journals, both in English and in German. Julius Berstl was born on August 6, 1883 in Bernburg, Germany to a theatrical family. Upon graduation from university, he became the dramaturg, or literary advisor, of the renowned...
Dates: 1858 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1975
Overview 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, defining...
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
Overview The Lawrence Lipton papers, 1883-2009 (bulk 1950-1975), consist of correspondence, interviews, manuscripts, typescripts, audio recordings, clippings, periodicals, photographs, motion pictures, and ephemera, created and collected by Beat Generation chronicler, novelist, and poet, Lawrence Lipton. The collection documents Lipton's prolific work as a novelist, poet, and columnist through typescripts and manuscripts of his works; correspondence between Lipton and members of the Beats, including...
Dates: 1883 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1975
Overview A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.
Dates: 1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970
Overview The Virgil Mirano 3D photography collection comprises the library of Virgil Mirano (1937-2018), the cinematographer and visual effects specialist best known for his work on Die Hard (1988), Blade Runner (1982), and Masters of the Universe (1987). The collection contains books, magazines, and promotional material that incorporate 3D images; 3D photography viewers and glasses; 3D comic books; and...
Dates: 1935 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000
Overview Richard M. Mosk was a California Court of Appeal Justice who over more than three decades of public service investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, chaired the Motion Picture Classification and Rating Administration that provides the parental ratings for motion pictures, and sat on the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal at The Hague, where he served as a judge from 1981 to 1984 and 1997 to 2001. The Warren Commission was established by President Lyndon B. Johnson on November 29,...
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Overview The National Republic: A Monthly Magazine of Fundamental Americanism was a nationalist, anti-radical magazine, which focused on political affairs in the United States involving national security and communist activities. Originally titled National Republican, this magazine was published by the National Republic Publishing Co. in Washington, D.C. from March 1905 until March 1960. The title changed to ...
Dates: 1930-10 - 1959-05
Overview Edward Paik was a Korean American food service equipment sales supervisor, Kitchen Specialist, and U.S. Air Force Surplus Property Disposal Specialist. This collection comprises primarily photographs and printed materials created and collected by Edward Paik. It also contains ephemera in the form of service medals, a wool cap, and Army patches, as well as personal papers in the form of correspondence, letters, and yearbooks.
Dates: 1931 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1994
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 Percy...