Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 335 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Overview This collection consists of documents from the 299th Infantry Division of the German Wehrmacht. The 299th Infantry Division was formed in February 1940 as part of the 8th Wave. Its fought primarily in France from 1940 to 1941 and then moved to the Eastern Front, where it was destroyed in July 1944 and was disbanded April 1945. The collections includes birthday congratulations to and from the First Batallion and its members and an invitation to a Christmas party adressed to an officer. It also...
Dates: 1940 - 1945
Collection — Box 1
Abstract This small scrapbook contains clippings and photographs documenting the equestrian entrants in the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics, and the events held at the Riviera Country Club. Horses and riders from Japan, France, Holland, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States are included.
Overview The Gladys A. papers contain diaries of Gladys A., a young woman who participated in sex work in and around Downtown Los Angeles. The diaries span from the day she arrived in LA in January of 1949 through 1953, detailing the daily experiences of her first five years in the city. The collection also includes photographs of Gladys with unidentified individuals, correspondence from her family in Michigan, memorabilia from her Catholic high school, and other miscellaneous personal items.
Dates: 1944-06-09 - 1979
Collection — Folder 1
Overview Negatives, contact sheets, and photographic prints of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) zap of the Behavior Modification Conference in Los Angeles, California, photographed by Mark Adrignola. Adrignola and Walter Blumoff had documented the event as freelance photographers. The Advocate published Adrignola's photographs in the November 11, 1970 issue on page one and page three.
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Charlie Airwaves photographs of the Los Angeles Christopher Street West gay pride parade, 1970-1978.
Abstract The papers include material collected by Chauncey Alexander over a long and active life in social work and radical politics. Included are personal papers, school papers, and materials relating to Alexander's leadership of such organizations as the National Association of Social Workers, the International Federation of Social Workers, the First Amendment Foundation, and other organizations. Considerable materials are preserved from Alexander's service as an adjunct professor of Social Work at...
Dates: 1917 - 2004
Abstract The All Nations Church and Foundation photographs (circa 1924-1967) consist of photographic material in a variety of formats; the collection provides a rich view of the people, community, and activities associated with the All Nations Foundation's operations in Los Angeles. Among the subjects documented in the photographs are All Nations centers and community life; arts and education; recreation and leisure; groups and individuals; and publicity materials. The collection complements the All...
Dates: circa 1924-1967
Abstract The Allan Hancock Foundation Archive contains records of the Foundation set up at the University of Southern California by G. Allan Hancock for the purpose of furthering oceanographic studies. These records also include those materials from the library and museum that were associated with the Foundation, as well some personal mementos of Captain Hancock's and the Hancock family. Also included are extensive records of the research ship Velero IV, as well as sound recordings, photographs and...
Abstract Established in 1908, the Southern California Chapter of the American Guild of Organists is a local chapter of the national professional association serving the organ and choral music fields. This collection contains the records of the Los Angeles and Pasadena chapters of the American Guild of Organists, including administrative files, publications, and annual scrapbooks.
Dates: 1908 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2000
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275056890628]
Scope and Contents This small collection consists primarily of mounted (on 16 x 20" boards) photographs of late 19th and early 20th century American authors, literary scholars, and persons of note, including Walt Whitman, Julia Ward Howe, Louise Chandler Moulton, Joaquin Miller, Lyman Abbott, George Wharton James, and William Jennings Bryan, to name a few.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th centuries