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Famous People Arkansas - California

 
  Famous People Pages:  AK-AL, AR-CA, CO-DC, DE-HI, IAIL-IN, IN-KY, LA-MA, MA, MA2, MD, MEMI-MNMO-MSMT-NJ, NM-NY, OH-PA, PA-TN, TX, VA -ZZ  
  Arkansas
Bentonville
Wal-Mart Visitor Center
105 North Main Street
Bentonville AR 72712
Phone 501 273-1329
Web Site
Description story of Sam Walton and the now dominant retailer
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Industry Profession Retailing

 
Arkansas
Brinkley
Fargo Agricultural School Museum
Route 2
Box 291
Brinkley AR 72021
Phone
870 734-1140
Web Site
Description
Dr Floyd Brown began school for rural African American Children
Building Type
Schoolhouse
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus:
Famous People
Group Identity
African American
Era 1919-1949

 

  Arkansas
Fargo
Fargo Agricultural School Museum
Floyd Brown Drive
2 mi north of Brinkley off Hwy 49
Fargo  AR 72021
Phone 870 734-1140
Web Site http://www.arkansas.com/history_heritage/afric_amer.asp
Description Dr Floyd Brown began school for rural African American Children
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Schoolhouse
Group Identity African American
Era 1919-1949
Last changed: 02/15/2003

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  Arkansas
Fort Smith
Darby Boyhood Home
311 General Darby St
Fort Smith AR 72901
Phone 501 782-3388
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.aristotle.net/~russjohn/warriors/darby.html
Description boyhood home of "Darby Rangers" leader from WWII
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era WW II

 

  AR

  Piggott

  Hemingway - Pfeiffer Museum & Educational Center

  1021 West Cherry Street

  Piggott AR   72454    

  Phone 870 598-3487

  Alt Phone  870 598-1639

  Web Site http://hemingway.astate.edu/

  E-mail  mailto:ddismukes@centurytel.net?subject=Hemingway

  Alt Web http://semo777.serversanddomains.com/ws9/hempfeif/hempfeif.htm

  Description  Home of Ernest Hemingway wife Pauline Pfeiffer, barn was a writer's

                    studio for him in the 1930's

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus Famous People

  Era 1930

  Owner/Operator:  Arkansas State University

  New or Updated:   11/2/2006

  Arkansas
Van Buren
Bob Burns Museum
813 Main Street
Van Buren AR 72956
Phone 501 474-2761
Toll Free 800 332-5889
Web Site www.vanburen.org
Description honors the "Arkansas Traveler", famous radio personality of the 1930's and 40's, Burns' other nickname of Bazooka led to the name of a WW II weapon
Building Type Depot
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  Arizona
Page
John Wesley Powell Museum
6 N Lake Powell Boulevard
Pages AZ 86040
Phone 520 645-9496
Toll Free 888 597-6973
Fax 928 645-3412
Web Site www.powellmuseum.org/
Description Civil War officer who later led exploration of the Grand Canyon
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  Arizona
Scottsdale
Taliesin West
12621 North Frank Lloyd Wright
Scottsdale AZ 85259
Phone 480 860-8810
Web Site www.arizonaguide.com/taliesinwest/index.html
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Field of Study Science Facility Architecture
 
 

  AZ

  Willcox

  Chiricahua Regional Museum

  127 E Maley Street

  Willcox AZ   85643    

  Phone  520 384-3971

  Alt Phone  520 384-2272

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://cip.lib.az.us/index.cfm?event=ViewRepository&oid=120&cid=0

  Description Geronimo, Cochise, Maley Tent City, early settlers, railroads

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Famous People

  Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:   9/18/2006


Arizona
Willcox
Rex Allen Museum
150 N Railroad Avenue
Willcox AZ 85643
Phone 520 384-4583
Web Site http://www.pinkbanana.com/rex/
Alt Web http://www.arizonan.com/attractions/RexAllen.html
Description memorabilia of famous TV and movie cowboy
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Adobe
Field of Study/Science Facility Old West
New or Updated: 04/04/2003e
 
    CA
 
Chiriaco Summit
 
General Patton Memorial Museum
 
2 Chiriaco Road
 
Chiriaco Summit Airport
 
Chiriaco Summit  CA  92201    
 
Phone  760 227-3483
 
Web Site  http://www.cityofblythe.com/visitors/general.patton.memorial.chiriaco.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.cdva.ca.gov/directory/dirmem.asp
 
Description  tribute to famous general located at a WWII Desert Training Center with                         tanks and museum with memorabilia
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Era      WW II
 
New or Updated:  08/25/2003
 

  CA

  Danville

  Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site (Tao House)

  PO Box 280

  Danville  CA   94526    

  Phone   925 838-0249

  Web Site www.nps.gov/euon/

  Description  advanced reservations required home of playwright from 1937 -1944

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated:  3/26/2007

 
  California
Hollywood
Frederick's of Hollywood Lingerie Museum
6608 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood CA 90028
Phone 323 466-8506
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.frommers.com/destinations/moreattract.cfm?a_id=25043
Description unmentionables from the famed purveyor of exotic underthings, and collection of the same from celebrities
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Collection A-F Costume
Owner/Operator: Fredericks of Hollywood
New or Updated: 04/15/2003
 
  California
Indio
General Patton Memorial Association
62510 Chiriaco Road
Indio CA 92201
Phone 760 227-3483
Web Site
Description tribute to famous general located at a WWII Desert Training Center with tanks and museum with memorabilia
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era WW II
 
  California
Los Angeles
Freeman House
1962 Glencoe Way
Los Angeles CA 90068
Phone 323 851-0671
Web Site www.usc.edu/dept/architecture/slide/Freeman/
Description concrete house by Frank Lloyd Wright
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 1924

Friends of Hollyhock House
4808 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90027
Phone 323 661-2364
Web Site www.fohh.org/
Alt Web www.galinsky.com/buildings/hollyhock/
Description located in Barnsdall Art Park. Park and house both CLOSED
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

California
Los Angeles
L Ron Hubbard Life Exhibition
6331 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles CA
Phone 323 960-3511
Web Site http://www.lronhubbardprofile.org/exhib.htm
Description dedicated to multi-faceted man who is best known today for his science fiction and Scientology
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 04/28/2003
 
   
   
  California
Pacific Palisades
Friends of Villa Aurora
520 Paseo Miramar
Pacific Palisades CA 90272
Phone
310 454-4231
Web Site
http://www.villa-aurora.org/institution.about.english.html
E-mail
mailto:infola@villa-aurora.org
Alt Web
http://www.usc.edu/isd/locations/ssh/special/fml/Villa_Aurora.html
Description
artist in residence program in one time home of writer Lion Feuchtwanger
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility
Architecture
Group Identity
German
New or Updated:
05/14/2003

California
Salinas
National Steinbeck Center
One Main Street
Salinas CA 93901
Phone
831 796-3833
Fax 831 796-3828
Web Site http://www.steinbeck.org/MainFrame.html
E-mail mailto:info@steinbeck.org
Description dedicated to author John Steinbeck and the people and places he immortalized, features multimedia exhibits and activities
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  California
San Simeon
Hearst Castle
750 Hearst Castle Road
San Simeon CA 93452
Phone
805 927-2035
Toll Free
800 445-4445
Web Site www.hearstcastle.org
Description 165 room house, publisher Hearst was the model for "Citizen Kane"
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  California
Santa Rosa
Church of One Tree/Robert Ripley Museum
492 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa CA 95401
Phone
Web Site http://www.sfnet.net/kp/ripley
Description church built from lumber from one giant redwood holds story of "Believe It Or Not" creator Ripley
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  California
Solvang
Hans Christian Andersen Museum
1680 Mission Drive
Solvang CA 93463
Phone 805 688-2052
Web Site http://www.solvangca.com/museum/h1.htm
Description tours and lectures on noted children's author - books, paper cutouts, memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Collection A-F Books
Owner/Operator: Santa Ynez Valley Historical Society
New or Updated: 06/07/2003
 
  California
Victorville
Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Museum
15650 Seneca Road
Victorville CA 92392
Phone 760 243-4547
Web Site www.royrogers.com
Description memorabilia of movie and TV cowboy husband and wife, best known for stuffed horse, Trigger
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Field of Study Science Facility Old West
Industry Profession Movies
 
  California
West Hollywood

Schindler House
835 North Kings Rd
West Hollywood CA 90069
Phone
Web Site
http://www.fosh.org/RMSchindler.html
Description
home of well known Austrian architect
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus
Famous People
Owner/Operator:
Friends of the Schindler House
New or Updated: 06/16/2003
 
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