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Finding Aid for the All Nations Church and Foundation photographs 0421
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Centers and Community 1939; 1966; undated

Scope and Content

This series contains 160 photographs with images of neighborhood centers, clubs, community ventures and services, organizations, churches and religious services, and community and neighborhood life, and one map depicting All Nations’ service areas and institutions in Los Angeles. Organizations, clubs, and centers shown in the images include Aliso Village; the All Nations Neighborhood Center; the All Nations Community House; Hollenbeck Center; Pico Gardens; the All Nations Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs; All Nations Clinic; and community ventures such as the All Nations Bargain Box. Some photographers and studios with photographs in this series include “Dick” Whittington; Otto Rothschild; Arthur Dubinsky; Fred A. Roberts; and Cinema Consultants International.
Box 3, Envelope 1, Box 1, Folder 1, Box 1, Folder 1

All Nations Foundation Organizational Information and Map undated

Scope and Content

Includes a map of All Nations service areas and glass slides, one of an All Nations organization chart and one entitled, "12 months' service."
Box 3, Envelope 3-4, Box 1, Folder 2-3, Box 1, Folder 44

Centers and Organizations undated

Scope and Content

Includes photographs featuring Aliso Village and Community; All Nations Neighborhood Center; All Nations Community House; Hollenbeck Center; and Pico Gardens either in captions or in text included on the images. Also includes photographs and glass slides featuring unidentified images of assorted centers and neighborhood scenes.
For more photographs relating to specific centers, see the Arts and Education series, Specific Clubs and Chapters, Box 1, Folders 13-14.
Box 3, Envelope 5, Box 5, Folder 1, Box 1, Folder 4

All Nations Boys' Club; Girls' Club Room 1939; undated

Scope and Content

Includes images of the All Nations Boys' Club and of the Girls' Club Room. Also includes a photograph of a dinner event sponsored by All Nations Boys' Club, Hollywood Boys' Club, and Pasadena Boys' Club that was held at the Ambassador Hotel, March 15, 1939. Herbert Hoover, Sanford Bates, and Joe E. Brown are listed as speakers on the front of the photograph.
Box 3, Envelope 2, Box 1, Folder 5

All Nations Clinic; Healthcare undated

Scope and Content

Includes photographs and glass slides depicting the All Nations Clinic or healthcare.
Box 3, Envelope 6, Box 5, Folder 2, Box 1, Folder 6

Churches and Religious Services 1966; undated

Scope and Content

Includes photographs depicting churches and religious services; also contains three glass slides that were originally labelled "Church."
Box 3, Envelope 8, Box 2, Folder 12, Box 1, Folder 7, Box 1, Folder 7

Community Ventures and Services; Community and Community Life undated

Scope and Content

Includes photographs--positives and negatives--and glass slides with images of community, community life, and community ventures and services, and three slides of a police car and people, presumably taken in the community.
Box 2, Folder 16, Box 2, Folder 16

"Church"; "Camp"; "Center" -- Slides and Captions List undated

Scope and Content

This folder contains ten 35 mm slides and one page of text entitled "2 x 2 Slides Script"; the "script," which is a list of captions, is divided into sections for "Church"; "Camp"; and "Center." The collection does not include all of the slides referenced. This folder also contains 20 large-format slides that were originally included in the collection with the 35 mm slides and script.
Box 3, Envelope 9

Portraits and Photographs of Los Angeles, buildings and environs undated

Scope and Content

Ten glass slides, some in color, of Los Angeles and of buildings.
 

Arts and Education 1941-1942; 1953; 1961; 1966-1967; undated

Scope and Content

This series includes approximately 120 photographs, some with dates but most undated, that show a range of activities in arts and education. Major topics of the photographs in this series include instruction and learning; arts and crafts; and music, dance, and performance. The series also includes photographs arranged according to their location in specific clubs and chapters, where this is indicated in the photographs. Names of clubs and chapters mentioned in this series include Aliso Village Methodist Church; All Nations Foundation (Soto and Michigan); Boys’ Club; Community House; Church; Coop Nursery; Eastside Center; Hollenbeck Center; and the Play Center. Some photographers and studios with photographs in this series include “Dick” Whittington; CBS Photo by Bob Clouse; Jack Tiffany; Methodist Information—Trotter; Fred A. Roberts; and Cinema Consultants International.
Box 1, Folder 8-9, Box 5, Folder 4

Instruction and Learning 1966-1967; undated

Scope and Content

Contains photographs showing a variety of learning activities, including reading and classroom instruction.
Box 2, Folder 12, Box 1, Folder 10-12

Arts and Crafts; Industrial Arts undated

Scope and Content

Contains photographs showing a range of arts and crafts learning activities, including industrial arts; also contains images of art and craft displays.
Box 1, Folder 13-14

Specific Clubs and Chapters 1961; 1967; undated

Scope and Content

Includes images with captions or text naming Aliso Village Methodist Church; "Church"; Hollenbeck Center; Eastside Center; Coop Nursery; All Nations Foundation; Boys' Club; and Play Center.
For more materials relating to specific centers, see the Centers and Community series.
Box 1, Folder 15-16, Box 5, Folder 3

Music, Drama, and Performance 1941-1942; 1953; undated

Scope and Content

Contains photographs showing a various activities, including performance, in music and drama.
Box 1, Folder 45

Arts and Education -- Negatives undated

Scope and Content

Topics depicted in the negatives include instruction and learning as well as arts and crafts.
 

Recreation and Leisure 1967; undated

Scope and Content

The series includes approximately 175 photographs that show people participating in various forms of recreation and leisure activities in which the All Nations Foundation engaged. Activities include excursions such as camping, picnicking, and field trips; sports and games; festivities, celebrations, dances, and fairs; dining; and holiday parties. Some photographers and studios with photographs in this series include Keystone; “Dick” Whittington; Otto Rothschild; Arthur Dubinsky; Fred A. Roberts; and Cinema Consultants International.
Box 1, Folder 17-20, Box 3, Envelope 7, Box 5, Folder 6

Excursions 1951; 1961; 1966; undated

Scope and Content

Along with photographs, images of excursions include 14 glass slides originally labelled "Camp."
Box 1, Folder 21-24, Box 5, Folder 5

Sports and Games undated

Box 1, Folder 25-29

Festivities; Dances; Dining undated

Box 1, Folder 46

Recreation and Leisure -- Negatives undated

Scope and Content

Includes negative images of excursions; sports and games; and festivities
Box 2, Folder 14

Recreation and Leisure -- Slides 1967

Scope and Content

Contains eight 35 mm slides showing images of excursions and sports, dated 1967.
 

Groups and Individuals 1920s to 1960s; undated

Scope and Content

This series contains approximately 330 photographs, 73 35 mm slides, and 23 glass slides; the primary focus of the images is groups (those featuring two or more people) and individuals. Some of the photographs have dates and/or captions, though most do not, and the vast majority has neither attribution nor information identifying photos’ subjects. Some of the photographs depict various aspects of the All Nations Foundation and its activities. Some photographers and studios with photographs in this series include David Fay; Fred A. Roberts; and Cinema Consultants International. In addition to the photographs, this series also includes 73 slides and 23 glass slides (20 positive and 3 negatives), as described in the subcategories "Individuals"; "Groups"; and "Individuals and Groups." Most of the slides in the series date from the 1960s.
Box 1, Folder 30-33, Box 4, Envelope 1-2

Individuals 1932; 1947; 1953; 1959; undated

Scope and Content

This category contains photographs and glass slides featuring unidentified individuals. The glass slides were originally labelled "Kids."
Box 1, Folder 34-42, Box 4, Envelope 3-5, Box 5, Folder 7

Groups 1920s-1960s; undated

Scope and Content

This category contains photographs and glass slides with images of groups. Box 4, Envelope 5 contains six glass slides that were originally labelled "Kids ANF Families."
Box 1, Folder 47, Box 1, Folder 43, Box 2, Folder 15

Groups and Individuals undated

Scope and Content

Includes photographs, negatives, and slides depicting individuals and groups.
 

Statistical Maps (Slides) 1914; 1924-1925; undated

Scope and Content

This series contains 49 glass slides with images of statistical maps of Los Angeles. Some of the slides have titles and concern topics including runaway children; juvenile delinquency and crime; drug addiction; and sexual assault. Other slides do not have titles. The slides are divided into those with dates and those that are undated. Within these divisions, negatives are separated from positives. Some of the slides, including most of the negatives, duplicate the content of the positive slides.
Box 4, Envelope 7, Box 4, Envelope 6

Dated 1914; 1924-1925

Scope and Content

Glass slides of survey maps dated mostly from 1924-1925, with one slide from 1914; some of the slides are negatives. The slides' topics include "Boys charged with grand larceny"; "Accidents to boys"; "Neglected children"; "Sex victims"; "Runaway boys"; "Runaway girls"; "Boy burglaries"; "Runaway and vagrant boys"; "Boys charged with petty larceny"; "Boys gangs"; and "Vice and liquor complaints."
Box 4, Envelope 8, Box 4, Envelope 9

Undated undated

Scope and Content

Undated slides, both positives and negatives, of statistical maps concerning truancy, drug addiction, territory annexed to City of Los Angeles, moving picture theaters, and other unspecified topics.
 

Publicity Picture Packets undated

Scope and Content

This series contains approximately 140 photographs and textual materials that were originally contained in a folder entitled, "Publicity Picture Packets"; the seven "packets" appear to have been generated for a publicity campaign. Each packet consists of a list of photographs and captions addressing a particular topic, with titles as follows: The Nature of the Inner City (Packet I); Forms of Inner City Ministry (Packet II); Inner City Preschoolers (Packet III); Inner City Children (Packet IV); Inner City Youth (Packet V); Inner City Adults (Packet VI); and Meditations (Packet VII).
The photographs in the series accompany these packets, though not all of the photographs referenced by the text were included with the collection. Photographs are numbered, and some of the photographs are used in more than one packet. Some of the photographs in the series are stamped, “Photography by Fred A. Roberts” and “Cinema Consultants International, 1700 E. Walnut, Pasadena, California.” Materials are undated.
The series is arranged as follows: Folder 2:1, entitled "Packet Pictures," contains captions and lists of pictures for Packets I through VII. Folders 2:2 through 2:8 contain captions for each of the packets. Folders 2:9 through 2:11 contain photographs accompanying the packets; these are arranged by the numbers provided on the photographs, and are broken down as follows: Folder 2:9 contains photographs numbered 1-1 through 9-8 and 10-10 through 19-9; Folder 2:10 contains photographs numbered 20-8 through 29-9 and 30-9 through 38-3; and Folder 2:11 contains photographs numbered 41-5 through 50-4. In addition, Folder 2:11 also contains unnumbered photographs or photographs that are apparently from another sequence.
Box 2, Folder 1

Packet Pictures -- Captions and Picture Lists for Publicity Picture Packets I-VII undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Captions for Packet I: The Nature of the Inner City undated

Box 2, Folder 3

Captions for Packet II: Forms of Inner City Ministry undated

Box 2, Folder 4

Captions for Packet III: Inner City Preschoolers undated

Box 2, Folder 5

Captions for Packet IV: Inner City Children undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Captions for Packet V: Inner City Youth undated

Box 2, Folder 7

Captions for Packet VI: Inner City Adults undated

Box 2, Folder 8

Captions for Packet VII: Meditations undated

Box 2, Folder 9-11

Publicity Pictures undated

 

Films and Film Materials 1927; 1928; 1933; 1936; 1951; 1959; 1960; undated

Scope and Content

This series contains two films, the contents and length of which are unknown. It also contains several boxes used to store and ship film reels; writing on these boxes includes names, titles of reels, dates, and addresses. The collection does not include the films mentioned on these boxes.
Box 6, Folder 1

"Reel 17" undated

Scope and Content

Contains one film reel; contents unknown, and possibly undeveloped or exposed.
Box 6, Folder 2

"Reel 21" undated

Scope and Content

Contains one film reel. Content unknown, but is possibly a roll of leader.
Box 6, Folder 3

Film Boxes 1927; 1928; 1933; 1936; 1951; 1959; 1960; undated

Scope and Content

Contains nine boxes, or fragments of boxes, used to ship film reels. Some contain writing with dates, addresses or names, including that of Bromley Oxnam.