“Special Effects Man”

“Good Little Woman”; Pee Wee Crayton; Crayton; Taub; Modern Hollywood (20-774B); Publication date: April 1950

1950 Census

As reported on form P-1 of the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census, 1950 Census of Population and Housing:

On April 1, 1950, Arthur Fellig and Margaret Fellig were living at 4 6606 St. Francis Terrace, Los Angeles, California.

Arthur Fellig was the head of the household, a white male, 49 years old, born in Austria, and working 10 hours a week as a Special Effects Man in the Production Department, Motion Pictures.
Margaret Fellig, Arthur’s wife, was a white female, 36 years old, born in Connecticut, and working 50 hours a week as the proprietor of a Laundro-Mat.

(Halfway through the 20th century, an almost 50-year-old and married Weegee, with about fifteen years of life left to live, was living and working in Hollywood…)

“The Sun Is Shining”; Joe Turner; J. Turner; Bayou (015); Publication date: April 1950

…I used Eastman SUPER-XX FILM PACKS… that way I didn’t have to carry any holders…So, CAMERA CLUBS drop me a line to: 6606 St. Francis Terrace, Hollywood 28, California, and you’ll see and meet me in person… my cigar…
Popular Photography, 1949

Popular Photography, 1949

“I’m Kissing Your Picture Counting Tears”; Hawkshaw Hawkins; Stallard; Crenshaw; Cook; King (821-A); 1949

From the U.S. National Archives:

Welcome to the Official
1950 Census Website

The 1950 census records were released by the U.S. National Archives on April 1, 2022. This website provides full access to the 1950 census images, including population schedules, enumeration district maps, and enumeration district descriptions.
1950 Census.

“Dedicating the Blues”; Pee Wee Crayton and His Guitar; Pee Wee Crayton; Crayton; Taub; Modern Hollywood (20-774A); Publication date: April 1950.

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