American Film Manufacturing Company
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
1.-.3 Three copies of softcover book, Santa Barbara's Flying A studio by Stephen Lawton, 1997. ( see attached for signature, book are complimentary in return for use of SBHM photos)
1.-10. Ten 3.5 x 6 b/w photographs of the Clarence Black estate. 11. One 4.25 x 2.75 b/w photograph of courtyard entrance at Clarence Black estate. 12. One 3 x 4.5 b/w photograph of dog on grounds of Black estate. 13. One 3 x 4.5 b/w photograph of log cabin model at Black estate. 14. One 3 x 5 b/w photograph of unident. young man at Black estate. 15. One 3 x 4.25 b/w photograph of automobile at Black estate. 16. One 3.5 x 4.5 b/w photograph of automobile at Black estate. 17.-18. Two 3.25 x 4.25 b/w photographs of Black estate, showing pool and outside stairway, respectively. 19. One 4 x 3 b/w photograph Clarence Blacks daughter at Black estate. 20.-21. Two 6.5 x 4.75 b/w photographs of Flying A studio production at Black estate. 22.-44. Twenty-three 3.5 x 4.75 b/w photographs of the Clarence Black estate. 45.-46. Two 4.5 x 3.5 b/w photographs of Clarence Black w/ dog at his estate. 47.-48. Two 3 x 4 b/w photographs of Clarence Black at his estate. 49.-50. Two 5 x 7 color glass plate negatives of the Clarence Black estate. 51. One 8 x 8 b/w photograph of Clarence Black at his state with his dog. 52-53. Two 7.75 x 9.5 sepia photographs of the Clarence Black estate. 54. One 9.5 x 7.75 piece of black construction paper with 3 b/w photographs of Clarence Black estate. 55. One 7.5 x 9.75 piece of black construction paper w/ 2 b/w photographs of Clarence Black estate. 56. One 12 x 20 sepia photograph of Clarence Black estate (Brock-Higgins photo). 57-105. Forty-eight 8 x 10 b/w photographs of Black estate, signed by the Gledhills. (some dated 1926, all mounted on tan construction paper). 106. One 7.75 x 10 sepia photograph of Black estate on 12 x 15 matte board signed J.W. Collinge
.1 - .11 Eleven 3 ½ X 4 ½ B/W photographs of 1925 earthquake damage as follows. Power House Trinity Church Unitarian Church Our Lady of Sorrows Church Old Mission reconstructed Public Library Arlington Hotel Unitarian Church Hotel California Unident. Catholic Building Unident.3-story building Hotel California (with sign) .12 - .37 Twenty-six 3 ½ X 6 b/w photographs of 1925 earthquake damage as follows San Marcos Building Fire truck in front of indent. Bldg. Public Library Archway of Unident. Bldg. County Jail Corner of Hotel Barbara Pacific-Southwest Bank Tent Hotel Barbara Hall of Records Unitarian Church San Marcos Bldg w/ E.M.Howard Sign Courthouse/Hall of Records Bricks in front of Hotel Calif. Books in front of Hall of Record Mission East Tower Courthouse façade Arlington Hotel Telephone Company Unident. bldg with power pole Unident. Hotel or Apartment Co. auditor outside courthouse Clean-up at Hotel Californian Our Lady of Sorrows Church Unident. Building (school?) SB Mission Lower Clock Building .38 - .54 Seventeen 3 ½ X 4 ½ cyanotype of Clarence Aldrich-designed movie sets. .55 - .57 Three 5X3 cyanotypes of Clarence Aldrich designed movie sets. .58 - .59 Two 3X4 b/w photos of Clarence Aldrich - designed movie sets .60 One 4X5 b/w photograph of Clarence Aldrich-design for proposed kelp plant in Summerland. .61 "Engineers' Report Santa Barbara Earthquake" for the Research Dept. of the Common Brick Manufacturers Association. .62 Magazine, "The Home Builder" (Santa Barbara Earthquake Special)
.1 - .40: 8X10 b/w photographs of sets designed by Clarence Aldrich for Flying A Studios. .41 - .65: 25 blueprint set designs, elevations, and details drawn by Clarence Aldrich for Flying A Studios.
1. A scrap book belonging to Frank Sands. 1890's. 2. A photograph by the Fox Studio - A Group of D.A.R. Ladies. 3. George Washington Birthday party 1940 8 x 10. 4. Two 5 x 7 glass negatives - 1890. 5. Old piece of Flying A film.
1. One handcolored photograph of Flying A studio complex in Santa Barbara. In gold wooden frame, Flying A logo in bottom center of frame.
1. One hardcover book, History of Santa Barbara County, California by Jessie Mason, 1883. 2. One 7x10 b/w photograph of Charlotte Burton home, De la Vina and Cota St. 3. One 14x11 sepia photograph of Victor Fleming. 4. One 9.5x8.5 b/w photograph of Kaytee. 5. One 14.5x10.52 b/w photograph of unident. Flying A actress. 6-12. Seven documents re. divorce of Charlotte Lerche (Charlotte Burton) and William Lurche (William Russell). 13. Marriage License of Charlotte Wooldridge (Charlotte Burton) and William Lerche (William Russell), 1917. 14. Brown leather journal (7.5x5) of Charlotte Burtons re. Flying A filming schedules, personal finances, etc., 1912-13. 15. Red leather journal (8x7) of Charlotte Burtons re. Flying A filming schedule, 1912. 16. Book, Whos Who in the Film World, Fred C. Justice and Tom R. Smith, eds. And comps., 1914. 17. Maroon leather photo album (10x9) of photos of Charlotte Burton and one photo of William Russell. 18. One 7x9.5 b/w photograph of unident. Wedding group. 19. One 10x7 b/w photograph of Charlotte Burton holding small dog. 20. One 10x8 b/w photo of Wm. Russell (?) and Charlotte Burton (?) in Flying A western. 21. One 7x5 b/w photograph of Martin holding a football, 1928. 22. One 5.5x6.5 b/w photograph of unident. Man in western wear standing next to a horse. 23. One 8x10 b/w photograph of movie theater marquee advertising Wm. Russell and Charlotte Burton in The Man Who Not Die. (Photo torn at lower edge and lower right edge). 24. One 7.25x9.5 b/w photograph of Flying A personnel, Charlotte Burton fifth from left. 25. One 8x10 b/w photograph of Flying A production. (red stain upper right) 26. Broadsheet for Mutual film, The Thoroughbred, 1916. 27. One 9x7 sepia photograph of Victor Fleming, inscribed by him to Charlotte Burton. 28. One 8x10 sepia photograph of large group standing on steps of Hotel Coronado, 1880. 29. One 9x7 sepia photograph of Victor Fleming, inscribed by him to Charlotte Burton. 30. One 5x7 b/w photograph of unident. Man and Charlotte Burton on a beach. 31. One 7x5 b/w photograph of Charlotte Burton wearing a dark hat. 32. One broadsheet for the film, The Man Who Would Not Die. 33. One 4.25x3.25 b/w photograph of Charlotte Burton. 34. (1) Delf blue transferware plate, 10 inches in diameter. Scalloped edges with border of roses and image of the Santa Barbara Mission in the center. Bottom of plate reads: Santa Barbara Mission Erected A.D. 1786., Santa Barbara California (England), A.A. Poole Santa Barbara, Ca. FIVE Heavily Soiled Oil Paintings as Follows 35. Oil on canvas 12x20 inches; landscape, signed lower left: A. Rodriguez. Paint is dry and finely cracked in upper left. Period frame, measuring approximately 21x29 inches, of gesso and gift flowers over striped background, needs repair. 36. Oil on board 20x10 inches; landscape, lake surrounded by trees with a view of a mountain. Unsigned. Gift frame, measuring approximately 25 1/4x 15 1/2 inches, needs repair at corners. FAB E11 37. Oil on canvas; Rodriguez, Alfred C. landscape, sunset/sunrise, pond with group of trees on right.repair. 38. Oil on canvas 16x24 inches; landscape, pont with group of trees on left. Gilt frame measuring approximately 24 1/4 x 32 1/2 inches, needs repair. 39. Oil on canvas 14x24 inches; landscape, Trees with view of valley and buildings. Canvas has three large tears measuring overall approximately 1 1/2 x 1/2 inches. Three smaller gouges, some paint is missing and thin black marks across the canvas. Gilt frame measures approximately 22 1/4 x 32 1/22 inches, needs repair. Note: See additional page for areas of needed repair.