Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 336 Collections and/or Records:
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 Collection consists of scrapbooks, stills, and property appraisal. 17 stereopticon slides from Fool's Paradise, all related to the work of director Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959). Collection covers years 1920-1952.
Dates: 1920 - 1952
Overview A collection of screenplay drafts, research notes, subject files, correspondence, photographs, books, audio and video tapes, and one 16mm film compiled by Lorenzo DeStefano for a film about G. Allan Hancock's expeditions to the Galapagos Islands during 1930s. DeStefano never completed his film, but his research for the project--which began in the 1970s--forms a significant collection of documentation on the people and events involved in the Hancock Expeditions.
Abstract The "Dick" Whittington Studio was the largest and finest photography studio in the Los Angeles area from the mid-1920's to early 1980's. Specializing in commercial photography, the Whittington studio took photographs for nearly every major business and organization in Los Angeles; in so doing, the studio documented the growth and commercial development of Los Angeles. Clients included Max Factor, the Broadway, Bullocks, and May Co. department stores, the California Fruit Growers Association,...
Dates: 1920 - 1980
Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Abstract Personal papers, writings, theater production records, publicity material, correspondence, photographs, negatives, slides, and other material, circa 1920-1995, from Ken Dickmann. Materials document Dickmann's life as an Air Force veteran, writer, performer, director, publicist, and gay activist in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Hawaii. The collection includes his published and unpublished articles related to theater and film criticism and issues in the gay community; material from his work in...
Dates: circa 1920-1995; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Photographs of the 1982 Los Angeles Christopher Street West pride parade photographed by Vicki "Max" Brenner and Denise Dimin.
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Photographs and clippings by and about Upton Sinclair, created and collected by photographer John Dryer in the 1960s. Included are photographs of Sinclair taken by Dryer; two reels of an interview of Sinclair conducted by Dryer; copies of celebrity letters and a photograph of Einstein from Sinclair's originals; 6 color transparencies of Sinclair and his wife; and articles about Dryer and Sinclair from local newspapers. John Dryer was a portrait photographer who, in addition to photographing...
Dates: 1965 - 1991
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
Abstract The Hugh A. Edmondson papers contains documents regarding Dr. Edmondson's impact on the USC School of Medicine and the advancements he made in the medical field, particularly in pathology. This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, notes, budgets, programs, medical documents, publications, historical documents, academic documents, legal papers and other texts related to Dr. Edmondson's professional career and personal life.
Dates: circa 1930s-1980s