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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. Two women can be seen walking past what appears to be the Spanish Village, which is within the Balboa Park premises. The Spanish Village was made up of charming structures that were built to resemble a colonial-era village in Mexico. Balboa Park is a 1,200-acre urban cultural park housing 15 major museums, performing arts venues, several beautiful gardens, and historic buildings.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm. Photographic prints
00100325 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-009-463 8x10 CARL0005128365 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/40951
Women--California--San Diego Parks--California--San Diego Buildings--California--San Diego Architecture--California--San Diego--Spanish influences Balboa Park (San Diego, Calif.) San Diego (Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs