Archival Collections Consulted
The Ahmanson Foundation Archives
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Autry National Center Collections
Braun Research Library
Denison Library, Scripps College
The Huntington Library
The Los Angeles Conservancy Vertical Files
Los Angeles Public Library
Loyola Marymount University Archives
Seaver Center for Western History Research, Los Angeles County Natural History Museum
Rufus Turner Collection
George Underwood Collection
UCLA Special Collections
UCLA University Archives
UCLA Oral History Collection
USC Special Collections
Larry Upham Collection
Walnut Creek Historical Society
City of Walnut Creek Planning Division Archives
Printed and Online Material
ABC7 News, “Mural Saved from Destruction at SJ Airport,” February 21, 2011, abc7news.com/archive/7970985
Eric John Abrahamson, Building Home: Howard F. Ahmanson and the Politics of the American Dream (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013).
Ansel Adams and Nancy Newhall, The Pageant of History and the Panorama of Today in Northern California: A Photographic Interpretation (San Francisco: American Trust Company, 1954).
Ahmanson Bank and Trust Company, “A Distinguished Bank for Distinguished People,” opening brochure.
Howard Ahmanson Jr., “The House Home Savings Built: What Howard Ahmanson Sr. Envisioned in the Days Before Koreatown,” Zócalo Public Square, March 21, 2012, perma.cc/JW2L-WHEV.
Patrice Apodaca, “Banking on It: Great Western Strives to Overcome Its Thrift Restrictions,” LAT, February 19, 1996, articles.latimes.com/1996-02-19/business/fi-37670_1_great-western
Donald Appleyard, “Why Buildings Are Known: A Predictive Tool for Architects and Planners” Environment and Behavior 1, no. 2 (December 1969): 131–156.
Richard A. Anderson, “‘Super Successful People’: Robert Schuller, Suburban Exclusion, and the Demise of the New Deal Political Order” (MA thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011).
Adam Arenson, “Banking with Family in Postwar California: Howard Ahmanson, the Millard Sheets Studio, and the Home Savings & Loan Commissions, 1953–1991,” in Monica Jovanovich-Kelley and Melissa Renn, eds., Incorporating Culture: Corporate Patronage of Art and Architecture in the United States (London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming).
Adam Arenson, “Home Savings in Pasadena: A Turning Point for the Millard Sheets Studio’s Art and Architecture, and Its Preservation,” California History (Leading Edge column) 93, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 57–60.
Adam Arenson, “Millard Sheets Mosaic Back in Beverly Hills,” April 16, 2013, KCET Departures Column, kcet.org/departures-columns/millard-sheets-mosaic-back-in-beverly-hills.
Adam Arenson, “Paying Dividends: How Home Savings & Loan Perfected the Art of Banking in Southern California,” Huntington Frontiers (Fall/Winter 2011–2012), 18–24.
Adam Arenson, “Saving the Bank’s Artistic Assets,” Edge of the American West, April 24, 2009, edgeofthewest.wordpress.com/2009/04/24/saving-the-banks’-artistic-assets
Rual Askew, “Mercantile Bank Sets New High in Blending Design with Work,” Dallas Morning News, February 23, 1958,
Associated Press, “Fed Approves Wells Fargo Takeover of Crocker Bank,” LAT, April 29, 1986, 1.
Danielle Aubert, Lana Cavar, and Natasha Chandani, eds., Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies: Lafayette Park, Detroit (New York: Metropolis Books 2012).
Eric Avila, Popular Culture in the Age of White Flight Fear and Fantasy in Suburban Los Angeles (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004).
Mark Baldassare, ed., The Los Angeles Riots: Lessons for the Urban Future (Boulder: Westview Press, 1994)
Kimball M. Banks, National Historic Preservation Act: Past, Present, and Future (London: Taylor and Francis, 2016).
Laura R. Barraclough, Making the San Fernando Valley: Rural Landscapes, Urban Development, and White Privilege (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011).
Stephanie Barron et al., Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900–2000 (Los Angeles: University of California Press and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2000).
Mary Barber, “Huntington Park Plan Gathers Dust: Business Success Stalls Downtown Renewal Project,” LAT, January 20, 1974, SE1.
Dana Bartholomew, “The Art of Home Savings in San Fernando Valley Mosaics, Sculptures,” Los Angeles Daily News, October 10, 2011, perma.cc/W8AF-ZFJY
James Bates, “BankAmerica Takes over at Security Pacific: Acquisitions: The Merger Becomes Official Today, Creating the Nation’s Second-Largest Banking Company,” LAT, April 22, 1992, articles.latimes.com/1992-04-22/business/fi-633_1_security-pacific
Colleen P. Battle, “Note: Righting the Tilted Scale: Expansion of Artists’ Rights in the United States,” Cleveland State Law Review 34, 3 (1986): 441–475, engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1976&context=clevstlrev.
Robert A. Beauregard, When America Became Suburban (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006).
Jerry Belcher, “Rich-Voiced Announcer Harry von Zell Dies at 75,” LAT, November 23, 1981, C1.
Sarah Bennett, “Searching for Millard Sheets’ Murals in Long Beach,” Long Beach Post, September 14, 2012, lbpost.com/life/2000001010-searching-for-millard-sheets-murals-in-long-beach
Susan Porter Benson, Counter Cultures: Saleswomen, Managers, and Customers in American Department Stores, 1890–1940 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986).
Eric N. Berg, “Bowery Savings Bank Is Sold for $200 Million,” New York Times, October 6, 1987, nytimes.com/1987/10/06/business/bowery-savings-bank-is-sold-for-200-million.html
Aaron Betsky, “Marble Palaces of Home Savings Remind Us What the Money’s For,” LAT August 29, 1991, perma.cc/T3SZ-G888.
Beverly Hills Heritage, “Ahmanson Bank and Trust Company Local Landmark Designation #26,” facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.914905355233512.1073741852.21
Michael Binstein and Charles Bowden, Trust Me: Charles Keating and the Missing Billions (New York: Random House, 1993).
Gerald A. Blackburn and Aerospace Legacy Foundation, Downey's Aerospace History, 1947–1999 (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2009).
Gene Blake, “Judge Orders Sit-ins Halted at Torrance,” LAT, August 14, 1963, 2.
Hilda Blanco, “Style Matters: The Case of Santa Barbara,” Places 13, no. 2 (2000) placesjournal.org/assets/legacy/pdfs/style-matters-the-case-of-santa-barbara.pdf
John E. Bodnar, Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration, and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992).
Matthew F. Bokovoy, The San Diego World’s Fairs and Southwestern Memory, 1880–1940 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005).
Catherine Coleman Brawer and Kathleen Murphy Skolnik, The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière (New York: Andrea Monfried Editions, 2014).
Gray Brechin, “A New Deal for California: Recovering a History Hidden in Plain Sight,” Boom: A Journal of California 4, no. 4 (winter 2014): 64–70.
Van Wyck Brooks, “'On Creating a Usable Past,” The Dial 64, no. 7 (April 11, 1918): 337–341, archive.org/stream/dialjournallitcrit64chicrich#page/340/mode/1up.
Robert Bruegmann, Sprawl: A Compact History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005).
Jason T Busch et al., Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851–1939 (Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art; and Kansas City, MO: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; and New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2012).
California Preservation Foundation Preservation Design Award, Interpretive Exhibits, to Margarita Jerabek, ESA PCR, and PIH Health, Montebello, September 2016, news.californiapreservation.org/locations/montebello-home-savings-and-loanpih-health
California State Parks Office of Historic Preservation, “Casa de Rancho San Antonio (Henry Gage Mansion),” ohp.parks.ca.gov/listedresources/Detail/984
Sara Campbell, Lock, Stock and Barrel: Norton Simon and the House of Duveen (Pasadena, CA: Norton Simon Museum, 2014).
Sara Campbell Abdo, Collector without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best (New Haven: Yale University Press and the Norton Simon Art Foundation, 2010).
Cameron Cartiere and Martin Zebracki, eds., The Everyday Practice of Public Art: Art, Space, and Social Inclusion (New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016).
George Casen, “El Sereno Historic Overview,” April 18, 1994, perma.cc/MXC9-X3AQ.
Claremont Heritage, “Underwood + Underwood: The Art + Architecture of Martha and S. David Underwood,” exhibition, May 2–16, 2014, booklet, claremontheritage.org/underwood/FLASH/index.html
Lizabeth Cohen, A Consumers’ Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America (New York: Knopf, 2003).
Diebold Essen, “Bye-bye, Best Products: An Architecture Fairy Tale,” 2002, perma.cc/4L37-R9MZ.
Judy Cool, “At Home with the Ahmansons,” Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, California Living section, August 22, 1965, 18–23.
Michan Andrew Connor, “Creating Cities and Citizens: Municipal Boundaries, Place Entrepreneurs, and the Production of Race in Los Angeles County, 1926–1978” (Ph.D. diss., American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California, 2008).
Wanda M. Corn, The Great American Thing: Modern Art and National Identity, 1915–1935 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999).
Courvoisier Galleries, Millard Sheets catalog (San Francisco: Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, 1932).
Jefferson Cowie, Capital Moves: RCA’s Seventy-Year Quest for Cheap Labor (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1999).
William Crouch, City of Beverly Hills Planning Division, “Cultural Heritage Commission Report,” January 8, 2014, beverlyhills.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=36&clip_id=3783&meta_id=214085
Jeffrey L. Cruikshank and Pam Korza, Going Public: A Field Guide to Developments in Art in Public Places (Amherst, MA: Published by the Arts Extension Service in cooperation with the Visual Arts Program of the National Endowment for the Arts, 1988).
Lawrence Culver, The Frontier of Leisure: Southern California and the Shaping of Modern America (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010).
Margaret L. Davis, The Culture Broker: Franklin D. Murphy and the Transformation of Los Angeles (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007).
Mike Davis, City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles (New York: Verso, 1990).
Department of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley, “The Living New Deal,” livingnewdeal.org/California.
William Deverell, Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of Its Mexican Past (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004).
Claire Doherty et al., Out of Time, Out of Place: Public Art (Now) (London: Art/Books Publishing, in association with Situations, Public Art Agency Sweden, 2015).
Robin Dunitz, Street Gallery: Guide to 1000 Los Angeles Murals, 2nd ed. (Los Angeles: RJD Enterprises, 1998).
Richard Ellis, résumé, richardhellis-sculptor.com/about/about.html.
Iris H. W. Engstrand, “Inspired by Mexico: Architect Bertram Goodhue Introduces Spanish Colonial Revival into Balboa Park,” Journal of San Diego History 58, nos. 1 and 2 (winter–spring 2012), 57–70.
Philip J. Ethington, Ghost Metropolis: Los Angeles, since 13,000 BP (multimedia historical exhibition and forthcoming book).
John Mack Faragher, Eternity Street: Violence and Justice in Frontier Los Angeles (New York: W. W. Norton, 2016).
Mary Faulkner, “Loaning Mosaic Beauty to Community,” Fort Myers News-Press, July 12, 1985, 1D, 2D.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, “The S&L Crisis: A Chrono-Bibliography,” updated December 20, 2002, fdic.gov/bank/historical/s%26l;
John M. Findlay, Magic Lands: Western Cityscapes and American Culture after 1940 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992).
Robert Fishman, Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century: Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Le Corbusier (New York: Basic Books, 1977).
Michael W. Flamm, Law and Order: Street Crime, Civil Unrest, and the Crisis of Liberalism in the 1960s (New York: Columbia University Press. 2005).
Robert M. Fogelson, Downtown: Its Rise and Fall, 1880–1950 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003).
Christine Fogg, “Master of Mosaic,” High Country Journal (March 1, 2006): 1, 3.
Timothy P. Fong, The First Suburban Chinatown: The Remaking of Monterey Park, California (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994).
Betty Davenport Ford and Harold H. Ford, The Sculpture of Betty Davenport Ford (Claremont, CA: Padua Press, 2004).
John Anson Ford, Albert Stewart, and Millard Sheets, Monument to Democracy (catalogued under Democracy Uniting the World) n.p., n.d. .
Ilene Susan Fort and Michael Quick, American Art: A Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection (Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, distributed by University of Washington Press, 1991).
Seymour Freedgood, “Emperor Howard Ahmanson of S&L,” Fortune, May 1958, 150.
Nigel Freeman, The Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company Murals [auction catalog] (New York: Swann Galleries, 2009).
David M. P. Freund, Colored Property: State Policy and White Racial Politics in Suburban America (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007).
Alice T. Friedman, American Glamour and the Evolution of Modern Architecture (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010).
Tom Furlong, “Home Savings Seeks to Switch Deposit Insurers: Nation’s Biggest Thrift Prefers Fund for Banks over Ailing Agency for S&Ls,” LAT, February 25, 1989, articles.latimes.com/1989-02-25/business/fi-105_1_home-savings.
Tom Furlong, “Home Savings Tower Sold to Partnership,” LAT, July 20, 1990, articles.latimes.com/1990-07-20/business/fi-305_1_home-savings
Tom Furlong, “Mario J. Antoci Named CEO of American S&L: Home Savings President Will Assume Post When Bass Group Takes Control,” LAT, December 19, 1988, articles.latimes.com/1988-12-19/business/fi-433_1_american-savings.
Tom Furlong, “Thrifts Split Over Advertising Approach,” LAT, December 3, 1985, articles.latimes.com/1985-12-03/business/fi-12908_1_advertising-approach.
Matt Garcia, A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater Los Angeles, 1900–1970 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001).
Anna Gavriel, “Public Art in Privately Owned Public Space: ‘Towards an Urban Renaissance’ or Modernist Mistake?” (Ph.D. diss., University of London, 2004).
Stephen Gee, Iconic Vision: John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles (Santa Monica, CA: Angel City Press, 2013).
Stephen Gee, Los Angeles Central Library: A History of its Art and Architecture (Santa Monica, CA: Angel City Press, 2016).
Steven M. Gelber, “Working to Prosperity: California’s New Deal Murals,” California History 58, no. 2 (summer 1979): 98–127.
Jessica Gelt, “L.A. Again Carries a Torch for 1984 Olympic Murals, Their Artists,” LAT, August 20, 2014, latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-la-olympic-murals-20140820-story.html
Richard Germain, Dollars through the Doors: A Pre-1930 History of Bank Marketing in America (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996).
Lauren Gold, “Millard Sheets’ Rose Parade Mural Finds a New Home at Pasadena City College,” Pasadena Star-News, May 22, 2014, pasadenastarnews.com/arts-and-entertainment/20140522/millard-sheets-rose-parade-mural-finds-a-new-home-at-pasadena-city-college.
Golden Gate International Exposition, Decorative Arts: Official Catalog (San Francisco: Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939).
Peter S. Goodman and Gretchen Morgenson, “Saying Yes, WaMu Built Empire on Shaky Loans,” New York Times, December 27, 2008, nytimes.com/2008/12/28/business/28wamu.html
Colin Gordon, Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008).
James S. Granelli, “The American Dream: A Thrift once Blasted for ‘Redlining’ Has Shown It Can Do Well by Doing Good,” LAT, January 17, 1994, perma.cc/357K-TXM3.
Thurman Grant and Joshua G Stein, Dingbat 2.0: The Iconic Los Angeles Apartment as Projection of a Metropolis (Los Angeles: DoppelHouse Press, 2016).
Nick Green, “Historic Preservation Law Won’t Save Old Torrance Craftsman House from Demolition,” Daily Breeze [South Bay, Los Angeles], January 3, 2016, dailybreeze.com/lifestyle/20160103/historic-preservation-law-wont-save-old-torrance-craftsman-house-from-demolition.
Clement Greenberg, “Abstract Art,” The Nation April 15, 1944, 450–451.
Kirsten Grind, The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual--The Biggest Bank Failure in American History (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012).
Victor Gruen and Larry Smith, Shopping Towns USA: The Planning of Shopping Centers (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1960).
Catherine Gudis, Buyways: Billboards, Automobiles, and the American Landscape (New York: Routledge, 2004).
Saul Hansell, “Time Is Changing the Model S.& L.: Home Savings Pushes ahead into Full-Service Banking,” New York Times, May 22, 1996, nytimes.com/1996/05/22/business/time-changing-model-s-l-home-savings-pushes-ahead-into-full-service-banking.html
Saul Hansell, “Great Western Accepts Rival Takeover Bid,” New York Times, March 7, 1997, nytimes.com/1997/03/07/business/great-western-accepts-rival-takeover-bid.html
Suzette Harris, Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013).
Christopher Hawthorne, “Consider the Social–Architectural Context of LACMA's 1965 Design,” LAT, April 10, 2015, latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-ca-lacma-50-architecture-20150412-column.html
Dolores Hayden, “Building the American Way: Public Subsidy, Private Space” (orig. 2004), reprinted in Becky M. Nicolaides and Andrew Wiese, eds. and comps., The Suburb Reader, 1st ed. (New York: Routledge, 2006), 273–281.
Jessica Helfand, “Ezra Winter Project,” Design Observer Group, designobserver.com/profile/jessicahelfand/45.
Alan Hess, “Banking on Babylon,” L.A. Style (March 1987): 50, 54, 95.
Alan Hess, Forgotten Modern: California Houses, 1940–1970 (Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2007).
Alan Hess, Googie: Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1986).
Alan Hess and Andrew Danish, Palm Springs Weekend: The Architecture and Design of a Mid-Century Oasis (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001).
Alan Hess and Alan Weintraub, The Architecture of John Lautner (London: Thames & Hudson, 1999)
Amy E. Hillier, “Redlining and the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation,” Journal of Urban History 29, no. 4 (May 2003): 394–420.
Patricia Hills and Roberta K. Tarbell, The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art: Paintings and Sculpture from the Permanent Collection (New York: Whitney Museum; and Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1980).
Historic Resources Group, Los Angeles Conservancy, historic context statement draft, “The Northeast Los Angeles Subregional Planning Area of the City of Los Angeles,” February 12, 1990, perma.cc/C6KQ-X4DE
Gerald Horne, Fire This Time: The Watts Uprising and the 1960s (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1995).
Daniel HoSang, Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010).
Vicki Howard, From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015).
Karen E. Hudson, Paul R. Williams, Architect: A Legacy of Style (New York: Rizzoli, 1993).
Jeff Huebner, “Roger Brown's Last Wish,” Chicago Reader November 6, 2003, chicagoreader.com/chicago/roger-browns-last-wish/Content?oid=913700
Kirk Huffaker, “Defining Downtown at Mid-Century: The Architecture of the Bank Building & Equipment Corporation of America,” 2010, midcenturybanks.recentpast.org.
Lester H. Hunt, Character and Culture (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997).
William Dudley Hunt, Total Design: Architecture of Welton Becket and Associates (New York: McGraw-Hill 1972)
Mary Anne Hunting, Edward Durell Stone: Modernism’s Populist Architect (New York: Norton, 2013).
Andrew Hurley, Beyond Preservation: Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010)
Robert M. Hyatt, “Pomona’s Dream Comes True,” Westways (November 1962).
ICF International for City of Santa Monica Planning Division, “2600 Wilshire Boulevard (former Home Savings) Santa Monica, California City Landmark Assessment Report,” July 2013, smgov.net/departments/PCD/agendas/Landmarks-Commission/2013/20131209/Home%20Savings%20%282600%20Wilshire%29%20Designation%20July%202013.pdf
Alison Isenberg, Downtown America: A History of the Place and the People Who Made It (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004).
Neil Jackson, California Modern: The Architecture of Craig Ellwood (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002).
Lynn F. Jacobs, Opening Doors: The Early Netherlandish Triptych Reinterpreted (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012).
Marquis James and Bessie Rowland James, Biography of a Bank: The Story of Bank of America (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1954)
Thomas A. Jamison, “La Jolla Hermosa,” 1985, San Diego History Center, Institute of History, n. 21, sandiegohistory.org/journal/1985/july/Hermosa
Al Johns, “In East San Gabriel Valley: Ten-City Complex Hums With Development,” LAT, May 8, 1960, pg. N1.
Christy Johnson, ed., Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California, 1945–1975 (Pomona, CA: American Museum of Ceramic Art, 2012).
Christy Johnson, ed., Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California, 1945–1975 (Pomona, CA: American Museum of Ceramic Art, 2012).
Reed Johnson, “Carlos Almaraz’s Time Is Coming, Nearly 30 Years After Death,” LAT, March 8, 2014, articles.latimes.com/2014/mar/08/entertainment/la-et-cm-carlos-almaraz-20140309
E. Terrence Jones, Fragmented by Design: Why St. Louis Has So Many Governments (St. Louis: Palmerston & Reed, 2000).
Monica Jovanovich-Kelley and Melissa Renn, eds., Incorporating Culture: Corporate Patronage of Art and Architecture in the United States (London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming).
Vickey Kalambakal, “Saving the Art of Home Savings,” Westways (September 2010), web.archive.org/web/20130314072819/http://ww1.calif.aaa.com/westways/2010-09/Pages/saving-the-art-of-home-savings.aspx
Sam Hall Kaplan, “A ‘New’ Art Museum for Laguna, Too,” LAT, November 29, 1986,articles.latimes.com/1986-11-29/news/vw-16037_1_new-museum
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Jerold S. Kayden, New York Department of City Planning, and Municipal Art Society of New York, Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience (New York: John Wiley, 2000).
John Kendall, “Home Savings Signs Pact to Curb ‘Redlining’: REDLINING PACT,” LAT, July 19, 1975, B1.
Barbara M. Kelly, Expanding the American Dream: Building and Rebuilding Levittown (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993).
Allison Keyes, “Destroyed by Rockefellers, Mural Trespassed on Political Vision,” Weekend Edition Sunday, March 9, 2014, npr.org/2014/03/09/287745199/destroyed-by-rockefellers-mural-trespassed-on-political-vision
Adrian Glick Kidler, “Lloyd Wright’s Palos Verdes Moore House Demolished Today,” Curbed Los Angeles, April 25, 2012, la.curbed.com/2012/4/25/10376676/lloyd-wrights-palos-verdes-moore-house-demolished-today
John King, “Commentary: Postmodern Clock Tower a Victim of the Times,” San Francisco Chronicle, February 14, 2014, sfgate.com/bayarea/place/article/Commentary-Postmodern-clock-tower-a-victim-of-5233495.php#photo-5874551
Jan Klunder, “Huntington Park Leads Attack on Critical Study,” LAT, September 19, 1982, LB1.
Christopher Knight, “Terry Schoonhoven, 56; A Premier American Muralist, Co-Founder of L.A. Fine Arts Squad,” obituary, LAT, December 23, 2001 , articles.latimes.com/2001/dec/23/local/me-17537
Joyce Kozloff, “Biography,” January 2015, joycekozloff.net/biography.
Chris Kraul, “Leadership Changes at Ahmanson,” LAT, October 27, 1993, articles.latimes.com/1993-10-27/business/fi-50282_1_home-savings.
Chris Kraul and Tom Furlong, “Homefed Seized by Regulators,” LAT, July 7, 1992, articles.latimes.com/1994-12-16/business/fi-9734_1_homefed-bank
Chris Kraul and Robert A. Rosenblatt, “Great Western to Buy Most of Failed HomeFed,” LAT, December 1, 1993, articles.latimes.com/1993-12-01/news/mn-62844_1_great-western
Kent Kreuter and Gretchen Kreuter, “The Vernacular History of A. M. Simons,” Journal of American Studies 2, no. 1 (April 1968): 65–81.
Samuel Glendening Krueger, “Delimiting the Postmodern Urban Center: An Analysis of Urban Amenity Clusters in Los Angeles” (MS thesis, Geographic Information Science and Technology, University of Southern California, August 2012).
Kevin Michael Kruse, White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005).
Kevin Michael Kruse and Thomas J. Sugrue, eds., The New Suburban History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006).
Matthew D. Lassiter, The Silent Majority: Suburban Politics in the Sunbelt South (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006).
Anthony W. Lee, Painting on the Left: Diego Rivera, Radical Politics, and San Francisco's Public Murals (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999).
Daryl Lembke, “Huntington Park Area Loses Bid to Form School District: Race Issue Brought up by Braden,” LAT, April 26, 1963, A1.
Stuart W. Leslie, “The Strategy of Structure: Architectural and Managerial Style at Alcoa and Owens-Corning,” Enterprise & Society 12, no. 4 (December 2011): 863–902.
Steven Lipin, “Washington Mutual Nears Pact to Acquire American Savings,” Wall Street Journal, July 22, 1996, wsj.com/articles/SB837991025817907500
Richard W. Longstreth, City Center to Regional Mall: Architecture, the Automobile, and Retailing in Los Angeles, 1920–1950 (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997).
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Los Angeles Conservancy, “Millard Sheets: A Legacy of Art and Architecture,” booklet in conjunction with Pomona Valley sites tour (March 2012), laconservancy.org/sites/default/files/files/documents/millard_sheets_2012.pdf
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Janice Lovoos, “The Renaissance Studio of Millard Sheets,” American Artist 24, no. 8 (October 1960): 20ff.
Janice Lovoos and Edmund F. Penney, Millard Sheets: One-Man Renaissance (Flagstaff, AZ: Northland, 1984).
Frederick C. Luebke, ed., A Harmony of the Arts: The Nebraska State Capitol (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1990).
Mary Mallory, “Hollywood Heights--Einar Petersen and His ‘Aladdin and His Lamp’ Murals,” Daily Mirror blog, December 9, 2013, ladailymirror.com/2013/12/09/mary-mallory-hollywood-heights-einar-petersen-and-his-aladdin-and-his-lamp-murals
Mary Mallory, “Einar Petersen Mural from the Rosslyn Hotel--Found on eBay,” Daily Mirror blog, June 23, 2013, ladailymirror.com/2013/06/23/einar-petersen-mural-from-the-rosslyn-hotel-found-on-ebay
Laura Jane MacDonald, “The Millard Sheets–Designed Scottish Rite Masonic Temple of Los Angeles, California: Prospective Reuse Scenarios for a Mid-Twentieth Century Fraternal Building” (MA thesis, University of Southern California, 2017).
Mary Davis MacNaughton, “‘I Am an Immigrant among the Animals’: The Art of Susan Hertel,” in Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Susan Hertel: A Retrospective (Claremont, CA: Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, in association with University of Washington Press, 1998).
Mary Davis MacNaughton, Susan Hertel: A Retrospective (Claremont, CA: Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, in association with University of Washington Press, 1998).
B. Marchand, The Emergence of Los Angeles: Population and Housing in the City of Dreams, 1940–1970 (London: Pion, 1986).
Roland Marchand, Creating the Corporate Soul: The Rise of Public Relations and Corporate Imagery in American Big Business (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998).
Gebe Martinez and Lily Dizon, “Sad Homecomings at Emerald Bay,” LAT, October 29, 1993 , articles.latimes.com/1993-10-29/news/mn-50861_1_emerald-bay-home/2
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“Prosperous Omaha Should Turn to Culture--Ahmanson,” Omaha World-Herald, February 11, 1961.
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Report of the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms: Submitted to the President of the United States, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, United States Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms, Nicholas F. Brady, chair (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988).
Request for Postponement of Landmark Proceedings for the Property at 9245 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, request from Mr. Paul Rohrer, attorney on behalf of the property owner, for postponement of Landmark proceedings by the City of Beverly Hills, Cultural Heritage Commission, January 14, 2015, beverlyhills.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=36&clip_id=4254
“Royal Savings to Sell Assets,” LAT, April 1, 1974, B12.
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“Scripps Art Show,” Riverside Daily Press, October 30, 1957, D-2.
Seal Fountain in Seal Court, Scripps College, Claremont Colleges Photo Archive, ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ccp/id/146
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“Sit-in Ends, Negro Buys Monterey Park Home,” LAT, April 6, 1962, A1.
“Tapestry with Foliage and Butterflies,” balboaparkcommons.org/objectview/item/search/21150189
“Theme in Stone Identifies Banks.” Stone Magazine, November 1965, 21–23.
“Torrance Pickets Will Continue Tract Protest,” LAT, August 10, 1963, 10.
“Valley Leaders See Bright, Booming ’65: Continued Growth Forecast,” LAT, January 3, 1965, SG_A1.