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Finding Aid for the Nancy Jo Fostvedt Tice Bloom Collection of Family Photographs by Will Connell, 1933-1946
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Description
Opal Weimer Fostvedt Tice (ca. 1900-1978) was a member of the Los Angeles art community and often a model for photographers in the group. Will Connell (1898-1961) was a self taught photographer (1920s). He opened a studio in downtown Los Angeles, exhibited in Pictorialist exhibits, and was a member of the Camera Pictorialist. In 1931, he started a 30-year teaching career at Art Center College of Design. He also worked for movie studios and magazines, did commercial photography, and was one of the first photojournalists. The collection consists of photographs or portraits of Opal Weimer Fostvedt Tice and her family taken by Will Connell. Subjects include other Fostvedt Family members, Connell Family members, and various friends.
Background
Opal Weimer Fostvedt Tice was born in Portland, Oregon, ca. 1900; married Willaim C. Fostvedt (1926), divorced and married Fred A. Tice (1943); was a member of the Los Angeles art community and often a model for photographers in the group; died ca. 1978.
Extent
1 oversize box
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.