Title: Louis J. Stellman Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1910-1989
Box Number: 1989-1991
Stellman, Louis J. (Louis John), 1877-1961
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Stellman, Louis John, 1877-1961
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)--Pictorial works
Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889
Manuscripts for published and unpublished work, postcards, photographs, clippings.
Louis J. Stellman was born on January 6, 1877 in Baltimore, Maryland. After briefly
trying pharmacy, then telegraphy, he settled down at the turn of the century as a Los
Angeles newspaperman. In 1902 he moved to San Francisco and worked as a reporter, then an
editor, for the "News". He later became an editorial and feature writer for the
"Bulletin". He wrote books and articles on the side and became a serious photographer.