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Ross (Fred) papers
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Fred W. Ross, Sr. was a pioneer community and labor organizer who fought racial prejudice and championed the rights of the working poor. His papers include correspondence, memoranda, subject files, press clippings, unpublished writing, photographs, and audio recordings.
Fred W. Ross was born August 23, 1910 in San Francisco to Fred W. and Daisy C. Ross. He grew up in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles and attended Belmont High School until 1929. An English literature and social science major, he graduated from the University of Southern California in 1937.
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Collection is open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy. Selected audiocassettes have been transferred.