Alexander Stark

Alexander J. “Zan” Stark (1889-1967) was a Michigan-born photographer who moved to San Francisco, California around 1914, where he established a photography and lantern slide business under the name Xan Stark, Alta Studios. He is known for his landscape and nature photographs, for twenty years he traveled through California to create these photos. In 1914 Zan and his brother Edwin Stark started a small theater … Continue reading Alexander Stark

Lea Niako

Lea Niako (1908-1945), real name Maria Kruse. Was a German actress and ballerina. She worked within the choreographic movement called nackttanz , in which its protagonists sometimes came to act practically naked before the public, which has been interpreted by some researchers as a “gesture of emancipationDuring a private party held at the end of February 1934 he was arrested together with the agent and officer of the … Continue reading Lea Niako