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Title
Lake and Colorado after the 1938 Rose Parade
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
1938
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.
Cars and a bus travel east on Colorado past Lake in this image taken from the top of the bleachers after the Rose Parade held January 1, 1938. Some businesses that can be seen include: Howard Automobile Company Used Cars at the corner of Lake and Colorado (865 Colorado Boulevard) and on the far right, next to the bleacher, the corner of the Oak Knoll Bank Building (880 East Colorado Boulevard).
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00098900
Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
N-008-271 8x10
CARL0005091924
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/38254
Subject
Tournament of Roses
Parades--California--Pasadena
Bleachers--California--Pasadena
Banners--California--Pasadena
Roadside litter--California--Pasadena
Automobiles--California--Pasadena
Streets--California--Pasadena
Stores & shops--California--Pasadena
Storefronts--California--Pasadena
Colorado Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.)
Pasadena (Calif.)
Schultheis Collection photographs

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