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University of California, Los Angeles Oral History Program

Overview
Works: 1,027 works in 1,643 publications in 1 language and 2,331 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Bibliography 
Classifications: HV28.O88,
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Developing California's natural resources by Joseph Jensen( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jensen reminisces about his life and career in water resources development, including his years as Chairman of the Board of the Metropolitan Water District
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
The California ranch house by Cliff May( )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 8 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
Designing with spirit by Paul László( )

6 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
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
African-American artists of Los Angeles John Riddle by John Riddle( )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interview begins with Riddle's childhood in Los Angeles, then continues through his activities as an artist in the Los Angeles area. Major topics of discussion include Riddle's individual works of art, African American artists in LA, the effects of racism and Riddle's philosophy of art
Surgeon and bibliophile : Elmer Belt by Elmer Belt( Book )

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

Belt discusses his early interest in books, his medical training, his work on the California State Board of Health, and his collections of Vinciana and other materials
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
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
William H. Jennings : water lawyer by William Harold Jennings( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennings reminisces about his life and career
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
To tell the truth by Dione Neutra( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 7 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 Lucien C. Haas by Lucien C Haas( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haas discusses his family and educational background, early journalism career in Los Angeles, brief stint with the Western Beet Sugar Producers, Denver, work with Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr., from 1962-1966, participation as communications director or press secretary in several critical statewide campaigns in the 1960s and 70s, and continuing work with U.S. Senator Alan Cranston as policy analyst, press secretary, and speechwriter
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

Patterson discusses his career in California politics and his experiences as a private shipper in Central and South America
Responsibility, infinity, nature by John Lautner( )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lautner recalls his early years, his apprenticeship to Frank Lloyd Wright, and the background to his architectural designs
Oral history interview with Thomas M. Rees by Thomas M Rees( )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rees discusses his family background, education, World War II service, conversion from the Republican to Democratic parties in the early-1950s, agricultural implement business in Mexico, participation in national Democratic Party conventions from 1956 to 1968, activities as a member of the California State Assembly, California State Senate, and the United States House of Representatives, and comments on a wide range of individuals and issues involved in California and national politics from the 1950s to 1987
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
An artist's life and travels : Myron C. Nutting by Myron C Nutting( Book )

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

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

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 6 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
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
 
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English (78)