Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 157 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The CarolAnn Peterson papers, circa 1998-2000, consist of correspondence, publications, and reports documenting Ms. Peterson's work to establish medical protocols, policies and services for victims of domestic violence. The papers document, in the form of conference agendas, speaker information, and related materials, the work that the Family Violence Protection Fund, the California Institute of Mental Health, and Children and Families worked jointly at the state level to assist counties with...
Dates: circa 1998-2000
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Kendall O. Price, a faculty member of the School of Public Administration at USC in the 1960s, organized with his colleagues a non-profit corporation called Public Executive Development and Research (PEDR) and worked closely with the School of Public Administration. They conducted two seminars and a conference which led to the Critique of the Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots. The seminars dealt with issues in the African-American community and included grass roots leaders from...
Dates: 1965 - 1967
Abstract R.A. Rowan & Co. was one of the Los Angeles area's earliest and most long-lived real estate development firms, spanning almost a hundred years of the twentieth century. Robert A. Rowan was responsible for founding the company in 1904; the company remained in family hands for many generations until it finally folded in the late 1990s. By then, the original real estate company had expanded into several other ventures including property management, agriculture, insurance, thoroughbred...
Abstract The Recreation and Youth Services Planning Council records consist of correspondence, memorandums, meeting minutes, and reports created and compiled by the Los Angeles Metropolitan Recreation and Youth Services Council from its formation in the late 1940s through the early 1970s (the organization's name was changed to the Recreation and Youth Services Planning Council in 1964). The records document the founding of this organization as a result of the "Recreation for Everybody" report; the...
Dates: 1945 - 1972
Abstract The Resthaven Auxiliary records consist of correspondence, agendas for meetings, member lists, minutes, gift lists, benefit activities, financial records, and guest books, 1956-1979, that document the activities of the Resthaven Auxiliary, a volunteer organization important for its fundraising work for the Resthaven Psychiatric Hospital and Community Mental Health Center. hospital. There also exists a small amount of material directly related to the hospital.
Dates: 1956 - 1979
Abstract Lynn Schenk was a representative from California. She served as Deputy Attorney General in the California State Attorney General's Office, Criminal Division for about a year before taking a position with San Diego Gas and Electric as an in-house lawyer. In 1976, she left San Diego Gas and Electric when she was offered a position to be special assistant to Vice Presidents Nelson A. Rockefeller and Walter F. Mondale. From 1977 to 1980, she served as Secretary of California's State Department...
Collection — Box 1
Overview Hansi Share, creator of the Monica Doll, was a Jewish emigre to the United States from Germany. In Germany, she was married to Hermann Ploschitzki, co-owner of Karstadt, a German department store chain, who died in 1932. She was subsequently married to Julius Wilhem Fehr, and then Leon Share, who sponsored her emigration to the United States. After her emigration, she designed and created the Monica Doll, which was notable as the first doll to use real human hair implanted in the head. The...
Abstract Between 1947 and 1950, attorney and housing rights advocate Shirley Adelson Siegel lived in Los Angeles and became deeply involved with pro bono committee work related to the promotion of civil rights and affordable housing. Although she lived in Los Angeles for less than four years, her work helped shape legislation that was later developed at both the local and state levels. The collection consists of publications, press releases, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, and supplemental...
Collection — Box 1
Overview Winifred Smith was the coordinator of Field Instruction and a lecturer in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles, during the 1960s and 1970s. The small collection consists of copies of Smith's lectures and unpublished papers in the field of social work, in addition to those of other authors and lecturers. Subjects range from psyciatric consultation in social work agencies to models for field instruction; and curricula design in schools of social work. ...