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Title
Woman walking in the rain in 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
Circa 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.
A woman carrying an umbrella is walking in the rain past the apartment complex at 2806-2820 St. George Street Los Feliz, home of Herman and Ethel Schultheis. Houses, apartment buildings, and Griffith Park are in the background, the John Marshall High School campus is on the far left, and cars are traveling on Griffith Park Boulevard (upper left) and on Monon Street (upper right).
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00101271
Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
N-010-586 8x10
CARL0005124610
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/40151
Subject
Women--California--Los Angeles
Umbrellas--California--Los Angeles
Raincoats--California--Los Angeles
Rain and rainfall--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Apartments--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Los Feliz (Los Angeles)
Mountains--California, Southern
St. George Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Griffith Park Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Monon Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Feliz (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Schultheis Collection photographs

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