"Adolph Leuzinger"Depicts Adolph Leuzinger, member of the high school board for 25 years standing in front of his barn on a ranch west of Hawthorne, CA.
Virgil Zenor painted four murals for Leuzinger High School in 1937. It is thought that they remained on display at the school until the 1970's, at which time they were removed and stored in a stage area. The photographs here, presented to the Living New Deal Project by Zenor's son, were taken in that storage area.
Since then, the murals have been moved again. They were apparently thrown away at some point, but were saved by Gloria Ramos, then the librarian of Lawndale High School and are now on display there. They are in need of restoration.
These murals were painted on stretched linen.
Project submitted by Chris Zenor Further information submitted by Jerry Miles.
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