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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. Cars park in front of the Late Moderne style Belvedere Gardens Market, located at 4769 Whittier Boulevard in East Los Angeles. This building might still be standing, but all the architectural details, including the signage, signboard, awning, horizontal metal strip along the length of the facade, have been removed.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm. Photographic prints
00099240 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-008-553 8x10 CARL0005097797 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/39094
Belvedere Gardens Market (East Los Angeles, Calif.) Grocery stores--California--East Los Angeles Stores & shops--California--East Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--East Los Angeles Streets--California--East Los Angeles Whittier Boulevard (East Los Angeles, Calif.) East Los Angeles (Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs