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Description
Collection of documents and mementos from Laemmle and her family including the Civil War, Daughters of the American Revolution, early Hollywood, and the Loomis Institute (an early private secondary school in Connecticut). 1848-2000. See also GC 1331 Ray Cannon Collection
Background
Carla Laemmle was a dancer and actress predominantly in the late 1920s to 1950s. Growing up she lived in Universal City, founded by her uncle Carl Laemmle, and observed Universal Studios' movie-making firsthand. She performed in several early Universal films and plays, and was Prima Ballerina at the Shrine Light Opera Company.
Extent
4 linear feet
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder
Availability
Research is by appointment only