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Title supplied by cataloger.; Herman J. Schultheis was born in Aachen, Germany in 1900, and immigrated to the United States in the mid-1920s after obtaining a Ph.D. in mechanical and electrical engineering. He married Ethel Wisloh in 1936, and the pair moved to Los Angeles the following year. He worked in the film industry from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, most notably on the animated features Fantasia and Pinocchio. His detailed notebook, documenting the special effects for Fantasia, is the subject of a 14-minute short-subject included on the film's DVD. In 1949, he started employment with Librascope as a patent engineer. Schultheis was an avid amateur photographer who traveled the world with his cameras. It was on one of these photographic exhibitions in 1955 that he disappeared in the jungles of Guatemala. His remains were discovered 18 months later. The digitized portion of this collection represents the images Schultheis took of Los Angeles and its surrounding communities after he relocated to the area in 1937. The University of Southern California was dedicated October 6, 1880. Both the School of Law and Bridge Hall at the University of Southern California were designed by architects John and Donald Parkinson and built in 1928 in a northern Italian Romanesque Revival style. This view of the School of Law and Bridge Hall at USC captures the sidewalk, Trousdale Parkway, and a street lamp in addition to the facades of the two buildings.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm. Photographic prints
00098209 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-007-649 8x10 CARL0005081279 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/37853
University of Southern California.--School of Law Marshall School of Business University of Southern California.--Bridge Hall Universities and colleges--California--Los Angeles College buildings--California--Los Angeles Romanesque revival (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Palms--California--Los Angeles Lampposts--California--Los Angeles University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs Parkinson & Parkinson