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TitleÂ 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. Built in 1930 by the United Airports Company of California, Ltd., the Bob Hope Airport has had many names: United Airport (1930-1934); Union Air Terminal (1934-1940); Lockheed Air Terminal (1940-1967); Hollywood-Burbank Airport (1967-1978); Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport (1978-2003) and Bob Hope Airport (2003-). Two men wait behind a woman who is showing her ticket to an airline employee at the entrance to the covered walkway of Gate 2 at the Union Air Terminal, located at 2627 North Hollywood Way in Burbank.
1 photographic print :b&w ;15 x 11 cm. Photographic prints
00097253 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-006-369 8x10 CARL0005067327 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/36720
Bob Hope Airport (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Airlines--Employees Passengers--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County) Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs