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Title
Vermont Avenue, Los Feliz
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
[ca. 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 min-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.
Looking northwest across the street towards various apartment buildings, including Layden Hall (later Horton Hall), left, located at 2041 N. Vermont Avenue. A glimpse of Griffith Observatory is seen through the trees (center).
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;15 x 11 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00026796
Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
N-005-073 8x10
CARL0005236501
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/35504
Subject
Griffith Observatory
Dwellings--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Apartments--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Architecture, Domestic--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)--French influences
Observatories--California--Los Angeles
Street lighting--California--Los Angeles
Lampposts--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Mountains--California, Southern
Vermont Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Los Feliz (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Schultheis Collection photographs

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