Kenneth Rexroth

Kenneth Rexroth
Rexroth’s business card as a columnist for the Examiner. He wrote columns for the newspaper between 1960-1967.

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KENNETH REXROTH (1905 – 1982)

American Poet

Rexroth was an influential poet and activist from the 1930s through the 1960s. Part of the counterculture, he was known as the ‘Father of the Beats’, and befriended those such as Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

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Ganna Walska

Ganna Walska
Walska’s personal calling card. McCormick was the surname of her fourth husband, the businessman Harold McCormick.

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GANNA WALSKA (1887 – 1984)

Polish Opera Singer

Walska was an opera singer who became famous for her numerous marriages to wealthy men, and for her Lotusland garden in California. With her wealth she purchased the Theatre des Champs-Elysees and the Duchess of Marlborough Faberge Egg. She is considered to be the source for the character Susan Alexander in the film Citizen Kane.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Schwarzenegger’s business card as Governor of California. He was elected Governor between 2003-2011.

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ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER (1947 – )

Austrian-American Body Builder, Actor and Politician

Schwarzenegger is the face and name of body-building. He became famous as an actor in the 1980s starring in The Terminator and Predator. He then became Governor of California in 2003.