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Finding Aid for the Donated Oral Histories collection, 1962-1996 (bulk 1962-1981)
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Donated Oral Histories collection
    Date (inclusive): 1962-1996 (bulk 1962-1981)
    Collection number: 2113
    Creator: UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
    Extent: 23 boxes (11.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: 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."
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Nina Scholtz in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Kelley Wolfe Bachli, 2010.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Donated Oral Histories collection (Collection Number 2113). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    History

    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.

    Scope and Content

    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."

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. California Democratic Council
    2. Ralph Bunche
    3. Miscellaneous
    4. Irish Californians
    5. Los Angeles Airport
    6. History of American Photography
    7. Allensworth Community
    8. Lectures
    9. World of Ornamentals
    10. Gardening

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research.