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Title
View of Los Feliz Hills
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Schultheis, Herman
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1937
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
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.
Large houses, such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis House (center), and winding streets are seen in this view from around Glendower Avenue in the Los Feliz Hills.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00098463
Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
N-007-903 8x10
CARL0005083971
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/37995
Subject
Ennis House (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dwellings--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Architecture, Domestic--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)--Mayan influences
Architecture, Domestic--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)--Spanish influences
Streets--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Mountains--California, Southern
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Los Feliz (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Schultheis Collection photographs
Wright, Frank Lloyd,1867-1959

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