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University of California, Los Angeles Oral History Program

Overview
Works: 1,041 works in 1,563 publications in 1 language and 2,230 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Bibliography 
Classifications: HV28.O88, B
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Palimpsest : an oral history of Seniel Lucien Ostrow ; edited by Florence D. Mischel from the oral history recorded for the University of California at Los Angeles by Seniel Lucien Ostrow( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ostrow recalls his early years, the development of his Sealy Mattress franchise, and his support and fundraising for civil liberties, varied humanitarian groups, and political candidates
Oral history interview with Mervyn M. Dymally by Mervyn M Dymally( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dymally discusses his family background and education, decision to move to Calif., lack of opportunities for blacks to become politically active, and joining the American Federation of Teachers. He continues with gaining support in the 1962 campaign for the 53rd Assembly District, impact of the Watts riots, running for the 29th Senate District seat in 1966, legislation to teach black history in public schools, Early Childhood Education Act, the California Fair Plan, prison reform, 1965 reapportionment. He continues with events leading to his decision to run for Lt. Governor in 1974, endorsing Jerry Brown for President in 1976, decision to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after his loss for a 2nd term as Lt. Governor in 1978, issues he became involved in during his tenure in the House, and the decision to leave Congress in 1992 after 12 years of service
Oral history interview with Richard A. Martinez by Richard A Martinez( )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martinez discusses his early life and education in Los Angeles, service in the National Guard during the Watts revolt in 1965, the growing involvement in activist organizations. The interview focuses particularly on Martinez's observations of the 1970 and 1980 California reapportionment efforts among Mexican-Americans
Designing with spirit by Paul László( )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

László discusses his childhood in Hungary, his architectural training, and his varied interior and exterior designs
Impressions from the Castle Press by Grant Edward Dahlstrom( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early work in advertising printing; acquisition of the Castle Press, 1943; printing acquaintances in Los Angeles area and in San Francisco
Collecting, sharing, and promoting contemporary art in California : Marcia S. Weisman by Marcia S Weisman( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weisman recalls her and her husband's collecting history, meetings with artists, and work on museum boards
Emerson Woelffer by Emerson Woelffer( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woelffer discusses his life and works, including experiences with the art community in Chicago and Europe
William H. Jennings : water lawyer by William Harold Jennings( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennings reminisces about his life and career
Oral history interview with William E. Forbes by William E Forbes( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forbes discusses his involvement, then presidency, of the UCLA Alumni Association leading to his ex-officio regency, appointment to a full term on the Board of Regents, and numerous policy issues before the Board during his tenure, including vigorous system-wide campus expansion efforts, student dissent, curriculum development, and system-wide leadership
Oral history interview with John E. Huerta by John E Huerta( )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huerta discusses his family background and education, employment in Peru; Santa Maria Valley, California; University of California, Davis; and as deputy assistant U.S. attorney general for civil rights in the James E. Carter administration, as executive director of the Southern California office of the Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund, and as general counsel for Californios for Fair Representation, and comments extensively on reapportionment and Mexican-Americans in the city and county of Los Angeles, and in California for assembly, senate, and the U.S. Congress
Reflections of a California liberal by Ellis E Patterson( )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on his political career as California state assemblyman, 1933-39, as lieutenant governor in the Olson administration, 1939-43, and as U.S. Congressman, 1945-47; Republican and Democratic parties in the state; political philosophy; business venture in Latin America; uranium mining ventures
Surgeon and bibliophile : Elmer Belt by Elmer Belt( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history interview with Arthur L. Alarcon by Arthur L Alarcon( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alarcon discusses his family background, education, experience in the military, post-secondary education, and activities, events, and issues during his tenure in the Edmund G. Brown, Sr., administration from 1961-1964, in particular those relating to narcotics, capital punishment, extradition, clemency, and law enforcement
Reminiscences of an American musicologist by Charles Seeger( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of music at Harvard and in Germany; professor of music at University of California, Berkeley, 1912-1918; teaching at Institute of Musical Art and at New School for Social Research, New York; association with Henry Cowell and other musicians and composers; work with U.S. Resettlement Administration as technical advisor, with Federal Music Project as assistant director, and with Pan American Union as chief of Music Division; association with UCLA as research musicologist in Institute of Ethnomusicology and in Center for Folklore and Mythology
To tell the truth by Dione Neutra( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neutra discusses her and her husband's lives and careers, including her husband's many architectural projects, designs, and publications
Oral history interview with DeWitt A. Higgs by DeWitt A Higgs( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Higgs discusses his family background, education, entrance into and development of his law practice and firm, and appointment to the University of California Board of Regents. He focuses on numerous policy issues that came before the Board during his tenure from 1966-1982, such as system-wide campus expansion, student dissent, and administrative leadership, with particular focus given to the University of California, San Diego
The California ranch house by Cliff May( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May relates his family history, recalls his early life in San Diego, and discusses the history of his architectural creation, the California ranch house
An artist's life and travels : Myron C. Nutting by Myron C Nutting( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nutting reminisces about his life and career
Conrad Buff artist by Conrad Buff( )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buff discusses his career, the local artists and art world of Los Angeles, and his collaborations with his wife on books for young people
Responsibility, infinity, nature by John Lautner( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lautner recalls his early years, his apprenticeship to Frank Lloyd Wright, and the background to his architectural designs
 
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