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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. A glimpse of the San Diego waterfront. Two automobiles are parked along the street next to the forefront, and a large ship is visible in the background on center left. A sailor, seated on the running board of the car on the right, reads a newspaper.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm. Photographic prints
00100469 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-009-607 8x10 CARL0005134620 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/40730
Automobiles--California--San Diego Waterfronts--California--San Diego Ships--California--San Diego Boats and boating--California--San Diego Palms--California--San Diego Sailors--United States Reading--California--San Diego American newspapers Pacific Ocean San Diego (Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs