Topics of the interviews and lectures are wide-ranging and include the Los Angeles Airport; American photography; Allensworth,
an African-American community in San Joaquin Valley, California; African-American life in Los Angeles; Afghanistan in the
1960s and 1970s; gardening with California natives and fire-resistant plants; Coalinga, California; the California Democratic
Council; Japanese-American internment during World War II; Ralph Bunche; homesteading in the early twentieth century; Los
Angeles businesses; the University of California, San Diego, Library; NRA and antitrust attitudes of Franklin D. Roosevelt;
Griffith Park; and labor activism. This collection contains the audio recordings of oral history interviews and transcripts
of several of the interviews; transcripts of interviews for which there is no recording in the collection; a few items of
ephemera relating to the interview subjects; audio recordings and transcripts of lectures; and audio recordings and outlines
of a television series, "World of Ornamentals."
The Collection of Donated Oral Histories is an assortment of oral histories that were donated by various individuals to the
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research.
23 boxes (11.5 linear ft.)
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library,
Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright,
are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.