Fred Rochlin worked most of his life as an architect, and pursued artistic endeavors, including writing, upon retirement.
Collection consists of materials related to Fred Rochlin's career as a monologist, artist, and writer.
Fred Rochlin was born in 1923 and grew up outside Nogales, Arizona. After serving in the United States Army Air Corps during
World War II, he earned a B. A. in architecture from the University of California Berkeley (1949). He apprenticed in the Los
Angeles offices of architects Lloyd Wright and Charles Eames before founding Rochlin and Baran in 1952. After retiring from
his architectural firm in 1986, to pursue artistic ventures, Rochlin wrote about his experiences serving in the Army Air Corps
in World War II. His memoirs eventually became a stage performance and a book titled Old Man in a Baseball Cap. Rochlin died
June 21, 2002 in Santa Monica, CA.
8.0 linear ft.
(14 boxes and 6 flat boxes)
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