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.
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