Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:
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
Collection — Box 1
Overview A scrapbook belonging to Muriel A. Ennor of Los Angeles documenting Ennor's time at Manual Arts High School between 1918 and 1922. The scrapbook contains photographs of classmates, invitations to dances and parties, a series of programs and leaflets for school plays, handwritten sentiments by classmates, and other mementos and ephemera.
Dates: 1918 - 1922
Abstract This collection of scrapbooks originated with Family Service of Los Angeles Area and the Welfare Planning Council. The albums contain clippings regarding adoption; materials on the activities and functions of the Southeast Advisory Council of Family Service; the Welfare Planning Council; and the Neighborhood Youth Association of the Episcopalian Church. Also included is an album celebrating Evelyn Davis' nomination and reception of the Koshland Award. The dates of the scrapbooks' material...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Tapes, clippings, periodicals, correspondence of the San Francisco poet and publisher (b.1919); archives of the poetry journal Beatitude; draft and galleys of Ferlinghetti: A Biography by Neeli Cherkovski (Doubleday, 1979); manuscripts by writer Charles Plymell (1935- ).
Dates: circa 1950s
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 1940s...
Dates: 1906 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
Overview 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
Overview The Foley and Sepulveda family papers consists of letters, diaries, photographs, photograph albums, books, legal documents and ephemera, 1850-1953 and undated, created and collected by various members of the Sepulveda and Foley families. The bulk of the collection consists of materials created and collected by William I. (W.I.) Foley and his daughter Viola Lillian Foley Morrow. Also included are some items from Foley's wife Sara Dolores Sepulveda, their children Zoraya, Rupert, and Elsa...
Dates: 1850-1953, undated
Overview Arthur Freed was an American lyricist and producer, best known for his MGM musical productions of such films as "An American in Paris", "Singin' in the Rain", "Meet Me in St. Louis", and "Gigi". This collection comprises primarly film files (produced and unproduced), considered projects, playscripts and screenplays, phonograph albums, and artwork and stills. It also contains personal papers, correspondence and letters, awards, certificates and ephemera, and books and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1919 - 1975