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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. The building in this photograph, which appears to be a house, is described as being within the Balboa Park premises, though the actual structure is not identified. Balboa Park, a 1,200-acre urban cultural park housing 15 major museums, performing arts venues, several beautiful gardens, historic buildings, and the San Diego Zoo, is in the city of San Diego.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm. Photographic prints
00100285 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-009-423 8x10 CARL0005128334 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/40919
Parks--California--San Diego Buildings--California--San Diego Balboa Park (San Diego, Calif.) San Diego (Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs