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George Steckel Collection, ca. 1900s-1920s
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Photographs and negatives. Studio portraits of Los Angeles citizens and family members, including people prominent in the community.
Source: Biographies of Western Photographers by Carl Mautz: Born in Allenton, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1864. Worked in a photographic parlor in Philadelphia, 1877-78; operated his own parlor in Allenton, ca. 1878-82; in real estate business in Kansas City, ca. 1882-88. Partner in photographic studio in Los Angeles with Lamson, opposite the Hollenbeck Hotel, 1888-90; opened his own gallery, 1890. Located at 220 South Spring Street, 1896; 336 1/2 South Broadway, 1905-20s.
120 linear feet (Boxes: 5x7, letter, 1 ov folder in mc-14)
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