Harold Stegman papers

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Harold Stegman papers


  • 1949-1954, 1987 (Creation)


2 folders and 1 film

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(1921 October 4 - 2005 December 10)

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Hal Stegman (PHOT 1951) was born on October 4, 1921 in Elyria, Ohio. He entered Art Center School in 1948, after serving in the European Theatre in WWII. He graduated in 1951 specializing in Cinematography. After graduation, he accepted an appointment to the Petroleum Extension Service at The University of Texas developing educational training films for the petroleum industry. Stegman was responsible for the development of training films for numerous State agencies, the most notable being "In A Strange Land" for the Hogg Foundation and "Here's Texas" for the Texas Highway Dept. He retired from the University of Texas in 1987. He died in Austin, Texas on December 10, 2005.

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The Harold Stegman papers consist of a silent film he created as a student and a book of photographs that supplemented the project. The workprint footage documents the operations of the California Production Service of Southern California, a petroleum company. Also included are two articles about Stegman’s professional work.

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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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