Monday, January 16, 2017

Under Cover: The San Franciscan, February–December 1928

February 1928: Ted Van Deusen

March 1928: Ted Van Deusen

April 1928: Ted Van Deusen

May 1928: Patterson & Sullivan (swan mark) and Ted Van Deusen

May 1928: Ted Van Deusen

June 1928: Ted Van Deusen

July 1928: Patterson & Sullivan (swan mark)

August 1928: Ted Van Deusen

September 1928: Patterson & Sullivan (swan mark)

October 1928: Ted Van Deusen

November 1928: Ted Van Deusen

December 1928: Ted Van Deusen














































































































































































































































































































































































ABOUT THE ARTISTS

THEODORE G. VAN DEUSEN
August 26, 1903, Illinois – January 31, 1984, California




















JOHN ELWOOD PATTERSON
September 3, 1895, Oakland, California
Alexander John Patterson, father
Mary Hughes, mother

1910 United States Federal Census
1242 First Avenue, Oakland, California
Name / Age
Alexander J Patterson, 49 [Foreman, Lumber Company]
Mary Patterson, 36
George A Patterson, 15
John E Patterson, 14
Nancy J Hughes, 67
Ram Puri, 28 [servant]

1911 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Street address: 1242 First Avenue
Occupation: Messenger

1912 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Street address: 1456 First Avenue
Occupation: Messenger

1915 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Street address: 1456 First Avenue
Occupation: Student

1916 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Street address: 1456 First Avenue
Occupation: Student

1917 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Street address: 1456 First Avenue
Occupation: Designer

AskArt.com
Studied at the California School of Fine Arts and CCAC
Art Students League, New York
Art director, New York advertising agency.
Designer, Shreve’s, San Francisco

World War I Draft Registration Card
John Elwood Patterson
1456 First Avenue, Oakland, California
Silver designer, Shreve’s & Company, San Francisco
Medium height and weight, blue eyes, brown hair

1920 United States Federal Census
1456 First Avenue, Oakland, California
Name / Age
Alexander J Patterson, 57
Mary H Patterson, 46
George A Patterson, 25
John E Patterson, 23 [Commercial Designer]
William P Connors, 27 [Roomer]

1920 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Artist, H K McCann Co

1921 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Artist, H K McCann Co

1923 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Street address: 1466 1st Avenue
Occupation: Artist

1923 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Street address: 1466 1st Avenue
Occupation: Commercial Designer

1924 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1925 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan
Spouse: Henriette

1926 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1928 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Street address: 1026 Walker Avenue
Occupation: Illustrator
Spouse: Henriette

1929 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1930 United States Federal Census
1026 Walker Avenue, Oakland, California
Name / Age
John E Patterson, 34 [Commercial Artist]
Josephine E Patterson, 17

1930 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1931 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

Passenger List
John and Sadie Patterson
Address: 235 Pine Street, San Francisco, California
Departure: Los Angeles, California, July 20, 1931
Arrival: New York, New York, August 3, 1931

1932 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1933 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1934 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Berkeley
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1935 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1937 Oakland, California, City Directory
John E. and Saide I. Patterson
1456 First Avenue, Oakland, California
Occupation: Advertising

1940 United States Federal Census
1456 First Avenue, Oakland, California
Name / Age
John E Patterson, 44 [Commercial Artist]
Sadie Patterson, 34

San Francisco Chronicle
(California)
December 15, 1940
The YMCA Will Offer a Three-Semester Course in Advertising Beginning Jan. 14

…Members of the faulty will include…John E. Patterson, a partner in Patterson and Hall Company…

San Francisco Chronicle
(California)
January 5, 1941
Faculty to Be Honored at Dinner

Faculty members of the School of Advertising, which opens January 14, will be guests of San Francisco advertising men Tuesday evening at dinner in the Golden Gate college.

…Faculty members to be presented are…John E. Patterson, partner in Patterson & Hall.

1948 San Francisco, California, City Directory
John E Patterson
Residence address: Oakland
Occupation: Patterson & Hall

California Death Index
September 20, 1973, Contra Costa County, California

Social Security Death Index



The San Franciscan, January 1928


The San Franciscan, January 1928

The San Franciscan, June 1928

The San Franciscan, March 1929
The San Franciscan, March 1929


RAMON “RAY” EUGENE SULLIVAN
July 16, 1902, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
James M. Sullivan, father
Mary McClellan, mother

1910 United States Federal Census
609 Jefferson Street, Joliet, Illinois
Name / Age
Hughes Sullivan, 44 [widower; manufactures shirts]
Ramon Sullivan, 7
Margaret McClellan, 37

1920 United States Federal Census
1348 Margo Street, Los Angeles, California
Name / Age
Hughes Sullivan, 52
Ramon E Sullivan, 17
Margaret McClellan, 37

1925 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Ray Sullivan
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1926 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Raymond [sic] Sullivan
Street address: 114 Sansome
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1927 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Raymond [sic] Sullivan
Street address: 225 Jackson
Occupation: Commercial Artist

Passenger List
Ray Sullivan
Departure: San Francisco, California, June 2, 1928
Arrival: Honolulu, Hawaii, June 6, 1928
Residence: San Francisco, California

Passenger List
Ray Sullivan
Departure: Honolulu, Hawaii, June 22, 1928
Arrival: San Francisco, California, June 27, 1928
Residence: San Francisco, California

Passenger List
Ray and Meryl Sullivan
Departure: Ensenada, Mexico, January 1, 1930
Arrival: Los Angeles, California, January 1, 1930

1930 Oakland, California, City Directory
Name: Ray Sullivan
Residence: San Francisco
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

San Francisco Chronicle
(California)
November 9, 1930
Oakland Marriage Application
Ramon E. Sulllivan, 28, San Francisco, and Jean C. Dixon, 22, Alameda

1933 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Name: Ramon E Sullivan
Street address: 2677 Larkin
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1934 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Name: Ramon E Sullivan
Street address: 2677 Larkin
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

1935 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Name: Ramon E Sullivan
Street address: 2677 Market and 2677 Larkin [two listings]
Occupation: Patterson & Sullivan

San Diego Union
(California)
August 28, 1937
Marriage Licenses Issued August 27
Sullivan–Fredrickson—Ramon E. Sullivan, 34, Los Angeles; Leola S. Fredrickson, 30, Lehi, Utah

Passenger List
Ramon E and Leola Sullivan
1262 Lombard Street, San Francisco
Departure: Le Havre, France, October 26, 1938
Arrival: New York, New York, November 2, 1938

1939 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Name: Ramon E Sullivan
Street address: 1262 Lombard

1940 United States Federal Census
2582 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
Name / Age
Ramon Sullivan, 36 [Proprietor, art and photography studio]
Leola Sullivan, 32
Domenica Mafrici, 20 [Maid]

1941 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Name: Raymond [sic] E Sullivan
Street address: 2582 Chestnut
Occupation: Commercial Artist
Spouse: Leola Sullivan

1948 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Name: Ramon E Sullivan
Street address: 600 Laguna Honda Blvd
Occupation: Artist
Spouse: Leola Sullivan

1959 San Francisco, California, City Directory
Name: Ramon E Sullivan
Street address: 600 Laguna Honda Blvd
Occupation: Illustrator
Spouse: Leola Sullivan

California, Death Index
February 16, 1988, San Francisco, California


Census, directory and travel information from Ancestry.com


Further Reading
P&H Creative Group
Today’s Inspiration
1. Patterson & Sullivan
2. P&S: Largest Art Service on the West Coast
3. The Realities of Working in an Art Studio
4. P&S Becomes P&H
5. Chet Patterson Joins P&H


Related Posts
The San Franciscan
The San Franciscan, November 1926–January 1928



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Lucien Labaudt)

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