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Finding Aid for the Kalil Family papers, 1896-1998
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Box 1, Folder 1

Photo album. 1907-1943.

Scope and Content Note

Violet’s family photos and photos of Charles and Violet. Includes photos taken at Lake Arrowhead, Lake Hopatcong, Hamburg NJ, High Point Park Monument, Hotel Bernhardt, Griffith Park, Indio, La Brea Tar Pits. Also, photos of Charles in Navy uniform.
Box 1, Folder 2

Photo album. 1914-1919.

Scope and Content Note

Violet’s family photos. Includes photos taken at Palisades, NJ, Block Island, Averill, NY, Albany NY, Potsdam, NY, Central Park, NY.
Box 1, Folder 3

Photo album. ca. 1921-1928.

Scope and Content Note

Pictures of Violet and Charles, also Violet's family. Photos taken in North Arlington, New Jersey; Rockaway Beach, New York; Fall River Road, Colorado; Catalina.
Box 1, Folder 4

Photographs. ca. 1905 and 1950s.

Scope and Content Note

Tintypes of unidentified individuals and photobooth photographs of Violet and Charles.
Box 1, Folder 5

Portraits of Charles Kalil. 1925.

Box 1, Folder 6

Wedding certificate and guest book for wedding of Charles and Violet Kalil. 1938 May 21.

Box 1, Folder 7

U.S. Navy clippings and keepsakes. ca. 1942-1945.

Scope and Content Note

Includes press releases, press clippings, memoranda, and a 1943 Christmas dinner menu from the U.S. Naval Air Station in Hawaii, Air Force. Also, Pacific Fleet table chart dated September 1944.
Box 1, Folder 8

Credit cards. 1950s-1980s.

Box 2, Folder 1

Postcards and keepsakes. ca. 1896, 1914-1939.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Central High School Memory Passages and Spelling Lessons for English Class annotated by Violet Morris, report cards, postcards, telegrams sent to Violet's parents after her marriage to Charles, and locks of hair.
Box 2, Folder 2

Postcards and letters received by Violet Morris.. ca. 1907-1916.

Box 2, Folder 3

Personal papers. ca. 1962-1992.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Violet's notes for her will, medical prescription, calendar pages and photographs Violet took with her during a 1992 hospital visit.
Box 2, Folder 4

Letters and greeting cards received by Charles and Violet Kalil.. ca. 1970-1990s.

Box 2, Folder 5

Greeting cards received by Violet Kalil. ca. 1990s.

Box 3, Folder 1

Poems and clippings. Undated.

Scope and Content Note

Binder with assembled typescript poems by various authors and clippings.
Box 3, Folder 2

Photo album. ca. 1920s.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Charles Kalil's family and friends. Includes photos shot in Colorado locations such as Fall River Pass Pass, Lariat Trail, El Dorado Springs; as well as California locations like Balboa and Catalina Island. Note this album contains photograph of Kalil's Cafeteria.
Box 3, Folder 3

Caricatures of Charles and Violet Kalil by Gordon Currie. 1972 .

Box 3, Folder 4

Portrait of Los Angeles Archbishop James Francis McIntyre. Undated.

Box 4, Folder 1

Scrapbook. ca. 1938-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Cards, keepsakes and clippings. Birth announcements, telegrams,and wedding congratulatory notes. Menus and napkins from local restaurants including Brown Derby, Sardis, El Cholo, Jerry's Joynt, as well as dining cars such as Union Pacific Challenger. Postcards from sites like Belmont Seafood Grotto in Long Beach, Hotel San Diego, Hollywood Bowl, Union Station, Wilshire Blvd., San Francisco, Yosemite. Also, programs from 1939 Tournament of Roses and press clippings of news events including items of local interest.
Box 4, Folder 2

Photo album. ca. 1938-1948.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Charles and Violet Kalil. Photos taken at California locations such as Griffith Park Observatory, Balboa Park, Santa Barbara, Pasadena Rose Parade, San Francisco International Exposition, Yosemite, Olvera Street, Catalina Island, Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica Beach, Lake Arrowhead and La Brea Tar Pits. Includes photos of Charles's naval training period taken at Chicago Naval Academy, Texas A & M, U.S. Naval Training School in College Station, Texas, and Honolulu, Hawaii. Includes photo of Charles and Violet on their wedding day, the Kalil's first Christmas and Thanksgiving as a married couple, and Charles in naval uniform,