French Research Foundation of Los Angeles.

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Charles Boyer and friends founded the French Research Foundation in Los Angeles, CA, in the late 1930s to collect information on France and her people and their historical, artistic, and cultural background; this information was to be disseminated to the American people either directly or through the media; Boyer hoped especially that the Hollywood movie industry would use the research and library facilities of the Foundation to provide audiences with truer images of the French people than the existing stereotypes.

From the description of Charles Boyer French Research Foundation collection, 1939-1950, bulk 1939-1946. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38285739

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Charles Boyer and friends founded the French Research Foundation in Los Angeles, California, in the late 1930s to collect information on France and her people and their historical, artistic, and cultural background; this information was to be disseminated to the American people either directly or through the media; Boyer hoped especially that the Hollywood movie industry would use the research and library facilities of the Foundation to provide audiences with truer images of the French people than the existing stereotypes.

From the guide to the Charles Boyer French Research Foundation Collection, 1939-1950, 1939-1946, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf French Research Foundation of Los Angeles. Charles Boyer French Research Foundation collection, 1939-1950, bulk 1939-1946. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Charles Boyer French Research Foundation Collection, 1939-1950, 1939-1946 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
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associatedWith Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978. person
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France
France
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World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda--Research
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Active 1939

Active 1950

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