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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. View shows Silverwoods, located at 558-560 S. Broadway, on the northeast corner of 6th and Broadway as well as a large crowd of people walking across the street.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm. Photographic prints
00101676 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-011-191 8x10 CARL0005159562 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/36475
Silverwoods Department stores--California--Los Angeles Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles Pedestrians--California--Los Angeles Crowds--California--Los Angeles Automobiles--California--Los Angeles Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Street-railroads--California--Los Angeles Street-railroad tracks--California--Los Angeles Electric railroads--Cars--California--Los Angeles Sixth Street (Los Angeles, Calif.) Broadway (Los Angeles, Calif.) Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs