Bill Meriwether papers

Letter to Former Classmates, 1943 Connell Cooler, 1944 Connell Cooler, 1944 Tom Binford and Barbara Hadley getting ready to take a picture in the pool at Bimini Baths. Students photographing a welder in the courtyard patio. Students photographing a nude model at Vasquez Rocks. John Polich holds a reflector for Herb Barrett who is photographing a model by the pool of the Am... Students setting up a photograph at a park in Pasadena. Marion Strahl taking a photograph of one of her classmates at Vasquez Rocks. Eddie Kaminski critiquing student work. Eddie Kaminski cutting his birthday cake in the classroom. A. B. Shore's makeup demonstration class. A. B. Shore's makeup demonstration class. A. B. Shore's makeup demonstration class. Will Connell laughing with a female model. Students riding a tobaggon down a sand dune at the Connell Cooler beach party. Portrait of Ansel Adams. Student photographing a model on a rock.

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Bill Meriwether papers


  • 1942-1994 (Creation)


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(1919 September 6 - 2008 September 28)

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The Bill Meriwether papers consist mainly of photographs taken by Meriwether during his years as a Photography student at Art Center. Of interest is a scrapbook with photographs of a Photography Department beach party after World War II. The letters were written by him and Will Connell and list faculty and students alphabetically and gives updates on their activities and addresses after the war scattered them. Also included are magazine articles about Art Center photography students.

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Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)

Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.

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