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Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930--Photographs
Photographer Note: Fritz E. Bjorkman was an electrical engineer born in Sweden in 1892. He emigrated to the United States with his parents when he was one year old and settled in the Bronx. He married Odessa France of Baltimore, Maryland and lived there with the France family for a time. The couple had three children and eventually settled in Yonkers, N.Y. Herman A. Blumenthal worked as an art director and production designer for the 20th Century Fox film studio in Beverly Hills, California and received Academy Awards for his work in Cleopatra (1963) and Hello, Dolly! (1969). His other film work includes The Three Faces of Eve (1957), Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961), Whats Up , Doc? (1972), and Westworld (1973).
3 1/4 x 4 1/4"
Herman A. Blumenthal photograph collection, approximately 1905-1939