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University of California, Los Angeles Oral History Program

Overview
Works: 1,055 works in 1,565 publications in 1 language and 2,197 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Bibliography 
Classifications: HV28.O88, B
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Most widely held works by University of California, Los Angeles
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
Designing with spirit by Paul László ( )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 8 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 )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dahlstrom recalls his beginnings in printing with Young and McAllister, acquiring his own press, his printing and the work of other area printers
Edward Biberman by Edward Biberman ( Book )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biberman discusses his early life, his artist friends in Paris, New York, and Los Angeles, and his works, particularly murals
Collecting, sharing, and promoting contemporary art in California : Marcia S. Weisman by Marcia S Weisman ( Book )
4 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
An exceptional man for exceptional challenges Stafford L. Warren by Stafford L Warren ( )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warren discusses his life in medicine, including experiences with atomic bomb safety during and after World War II, and his role in building UCLA's School of Medicine
Reflections of a California liberal by Ellis E Patterson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patterson discusses his career in California politics and his experiences as a private shipper in Central and South America
Emerson Woelffer by Emerson Woelffer ( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woelffer discusses his life and works, including experiences with the art community in Chicago and Europe
Oral history interview with Mervyn M. Dymally by Mervyn M Dymally ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 7 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
The California ranch house by Cliff May ( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 6 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
Oral history interview with William E. Forbes by William E Forbes ( Book )
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
To tell the truth by Dione Neutra ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neutra discusses her and her husband's lives and careers, including her husband's many architectural projects, designs, and publications
Edward Kienholz by Edward Kienholz ( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kienholz discusses his life, his works, and artist friends, particularly those associated with his Los Angeles gallery, Ferus
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
Seeger discusses his early life and his career in musicology, including his invention of the Melograph for musical analysis
Pew scholar in the biomedical sciences James L. Sherley by James L Sherley ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The interview begins with Sherley's childhood in Memphis, Tennessee, then continues through his undergraduate work at Harvard, his graduate work at Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine, his postdoc at Princeton and the establishment of his own lab at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Major topics covered include influential teachers, racism, Sherley's work on thymidine kinase and the p53 antioncogene, and his acceptance of a position at MIT
Black leadership in Los Angeles Celes King III by Celes King ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King recalls his early years and family, his involvement in politics, business, and the Los Angeles black community, and his career as bail bondsman, professor, and administrator of Pepperdine's School of Business and Management
Millard Sheets by Millard Sheets ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comments on early interest in art and art study; work as artist, teacher (in art institutes and at Scripps College), architectural designer and as war correspondent for Life in India and southeast Asia; other artists; directorship of Otis Art Institute; involvement in Los Angeles County fairs; etc
Conrad Buff artist by Conrad Buff ( Book )
6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 5 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
Southwest artist and educator : Annita Delano by Annita, Delano ( Book )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delano recalls her experiences as an artist and member of the UCLA Art Dept. faculty, and discusses the Southern California art community and her attitudes toward art
 
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Alternative Names
California. University. University at Los Angeles. Oral History Program
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Oral History Program
Languages
English (77)