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Urban Archives General Oral Histories Collection

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Urban Archives General Oral Histories Collection, 1967-2004 | Special Collections & Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Urban Archives General Oral Histories Collection, 1967-2004Save to your list.

Predominant Dates:1976-1989

ID: URB/URBOH

Primary Creator: Delmar T. Oviatt Library

Extent: 4.02 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Series I: Audio Recordings, 1967-2004

     Subseries A: Digital Audio, 1988

     Subseries B: Reel-to-Reel Tapes, 1968-1986

     Subseries C: Audiocassettes, 1967-2004

Series II: Transcripts, 1974-2004

Forms of Material: Audio recordings, Paper records

Languages: English

Abstract

The Urban Archives General Oral Histories Collection consists of various oral histories conducted or collected by the Urban Archives that are not part of a larger project. Interviews focus on a number of subjects, including public utilities, teachers' strikes, immigration, life in California, religious conversion, the history of different neighborhoods in Los Angeles, and the personal histories of interviewees.

Biographical Note

The Oviatt Library created this collection of materials for study and research.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Urban Archives General Oral Histories Collection consists of various oral histories conducted or collected by the Urban Archives that are not part of a larger project. Interviews focus on a number of subjects, including public utilities, teachers' strikes, immigration, life in California, religious conversion, the history of different neighborhoods in Los Angeles, and the personal histories of interviewees.

The collection is divided into two series, Audio Recordings (1967-2004) and Transcripts (1974-2004). Series I, Audio Recordings, is divided into three subseries based on the format of the recording: Digital Audio (1988), Reel-to-Reel Tapes (1968-1986), and Audiocassettes (1967-2004).

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Jessica Geiser, 2014


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[Series I: Audio Recordings, 1967-2004]
[Series II: Transcripts, 1974-2004]
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Series I: Audio Recordings, 1967-2004Save to your list.
Subseries A: Digital Audio, 1988Save to your list.
Digital Box 1Save to your list.
Item 1: Fiedler, Bobbi, Part 1, 1988 November 17Save to your list.
Item 2: Fiedler, Bobbi, Part 2, 1988 November 17Save to your list.
Subseries B: Reel-to-Reel Tapes, 1968-1986Save to your list.
Box 2Save to your list.
Item 1: Abramson, Maria Manya, 1977 March 25-28Save to your list.
Immigration Before World War I
Item 2: Berkawitz, Linda, 1977 March 31Save to your list.
Conversion to Judaism
Item 3: Borden, Clara, March 1977Save to your list.
Immigration Before World War I
Item 4: Dembicer, Jeffrey John, 1977 December 7Save to your list.
Item 5: Frederickson, William Jr. Part 1, ca. 1976Save to your list.
Public Recreation in Los Angeles Since the 1930s
Item 6: Frederickson, William Jr. Part 2, ca. 1976Save to your list.
Public Recreation in Los Angeles Since the 1930s
Item 7: Frederickson, William Jr. Part 2, ca. 1976Save to your list.
Public Recreation in Los Angeles Since the 1930s
Item 8: Frederickson, William Jr. Part 4, ca. 1976Save to your list.
Public Recreation in Los Angeles Since the 1930s
Item 9: Frederickson, William Jr. Part 5, ca. 1976Save to your list.
Public Recreation in Los Angeles Since the 1930s
Item 10: Frederickson, William Jr. Part 6, ca. 1976Save to your list.
Public Recreation in Los Angeles Since the 1930s
Item 11: Fried, Cliff, 1977 November 9Save to your list.
CSUN Radicals
Item 12: Gibbons, T., 1978Save to your list.
History of Venice, California
Item 13: Houghton, Barbara, 1977 April 14Save to your list.
Conversion to Judaism
Item 14: Johnson, Elizabeth and Faye Knott, 1976 March 7Save to your list.
Religious Institutions - Christ Temple Church
Item 15: Kimball, Ward, 1986 April 24Save to your list.
Disney Studio Strike
Item 16: Labovitz, Larry, 1977 October 12Save to your list.
Valley State College Strike 1968-1970
Box 3Save to your list.
Item 1: Lee, Mike, 1977 October 20Save to your list.
CSUN Radicals
Item 2: Millar, Richard, ca. 1977Save to your list.
Item 3: Myers, William, 1976 March 2Save to your list.
Millar's Personal History
Item 4: Parkhurst, Ethel, 1968 May 1Save to your list.
History of Venice, California
Item 5: Patiño, Peter, 1977 March 17Save to your list.
Item 6: Patiño, Peter and Tim Purcell, 1977 March 17Save to your list.
The Los Angeles Teachers' Strike in 1970
Item 7: Purcell, Tim, 1977 March 17Save to your list.
Item 8: Shea, James and Randolph Karr, 1976 April 15Save to your list.
Public Utilities
Item 9: Smith, Oscar, March 1976Save to your list.
Public Utilities
Item 10: Smith, Oscar, March 1976Save to your list.
Public Utilities
Item 11: Tabor, Irving, ca. 1977Save to your list.
History of Venice, California and Abbot Kinney
Item 12: Temkin Cunningham, Vicky, 1977 October 26Save to your list.
Student Unrest; CSUN Radicals
Item 13: Torres, Nelson and Delores, 1977 March 7Save to your list.
Conversion to Judaism
Item 14: Van Bourg, Victor, ca. 1969Save to your list.
Agricultural Labor (AWOC, UFW)
Item 15: Wheelock, Walt, 1976 October 28Save to your list.
Environmental Protection - Sierra Club
Item 16: Zimmer, Max, March 1977Save to your list.
Jewish Immigration Before World War I
Subseries C: Audiocassettes, 1967-2004Save to your list.
Box 4Save to your list.
Item 1: Ahlstrom, Edward and Lorna, 1975 June 18Save to your list.
Item 2: Avila, Mary CastroSave to your list.
Item 3: Bauer, Lil, 1989 March 15Save to your list.
History of Los Encinos State Historic Park
Item 4: Beck, Judge Julian, 1987 July 23Save to your list.
Beck's Education and Career in Los Angeles
Item 5: Berkemeyer, Hildur and HenrySave to your list.
Item 6: Bishop, Ruth, 1989 November 27Save to your list.
Los Angeles Teachers During the McCarthy Era
Item 7: Coeler, Heidi, 1982 April 29Save to your list.
Item 8: Corman, James, 1989 February 13Save to your list.
Item 9: Fargotstein, Sarah, 1989 October 29Save to your list.
Jewish Centers Association
Item 10: Fishman, David, November 1988Save to your list.
Item 11: Fortier, Merle, 1989 October 26Save to your list.
Hollywood Studio Club
Item 12: Gaye, Laura, 1980 October 29Save to your list.
Early Days on Park Moderne, Calabasas
Item 13: Gibson, Ted, 1989 May 15Save to your list.
History of Encino, California
Item 14: Harris, Eve, 1989 April 18Save to your list.
League of Women Voters - Los Angeles
Item 15: Harthorn, Kathleen, 1988 November 12Save to your list.
Civil Rights March
Item 16: Horowitz, Miriam, 1989 November 11Save to your list.
Jewish Centers Association
Item 17: Kouns, John, 2004Save to your list.
Kouns' Photography and the Farm Workers' Movement
Item 18: Lee, John Michael, 1989 May 23Save to your list.
Valley State College Student Radicals
Box 5Save to your list.
Item 1: Marshall, Sol, 1989 November 18Save to your list.
Jewish Centers Association
Item 2: Millar, Richard, 1967 March 3Save to your list.
Item 3: Millar, Richard, 1976 April 8Save to your list.
Millar's Personal History
Item 4: Miller, Reverend Wendell, April 1996Save to your list.
Citizens Independent Vice Investigating Committee (CIVIC)
Item 5: Mitchell, RobinSave to your list.
History of Cold Creek Canyon
Item 6: Morrison, RobertSave to your list.
Item 7: Peterson, Ruth, March 1987Save to your list.
Growing Up in Los Angeles
Item 8: Richter, Margaret, 1987 May 1Save to your list.
Growing Up in Los Angeles
Item 9: Roos, Joseph, 1979-1980Save to your list.
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles
Item 10: Sanchez, JimSave to your list.
Non-Striking Teacher
Item 11: Sanfilippo, Joseph, 1988 November 28Save to your list.
Migrating from Italy - Growing Up in America in the 1920s and 1930s
Item 12: Sanford-Smith, Ethel, 1989 October 20Save to your list.
Hollywood Studio Club
Item 13: Sinclair, UptonSave to your list.
Sinclair's Personal History
Item 14: Smith, Powell, 1984 March 29Save to your list.
California History
Box 6Save to your list.
Item 1: Solomon, Wil, 1988 November 12Save to your list.
Labor and Unions in Los Angeles
Item 2: Spiegel, Dorothy, 1989 December 13Save to your list.
Hollywood Studio Club
Item 3: Swift, James A. and Margery J., 1989 May 12Save to your list.
Item 4: Sykes, Dorothy, 1993 January 27Save to your list.
Item 5: Trotter, Betty, 1989 April 26Save to your list.
League of Women Voters - Los Angeles
Item 6: Unknown Woman, 1968 May 1Save to your list.
History of Venice, CA from 1905-1925
Item 7: Van Bourg, Victor, 1981 August 29Save to your list.
Item 8: Warner, Martha C., 1984 March 16Save to your list.
Item 9: Zuniga, Angie, 1988 November 26Save to your list.
Life as a First Generation Mexican-American
Series II: Transcripts, 1974-2004Save to your list.
Box 7Save to your list.
Item 1: Beck, Judge Julian, 1987 July 23Save to your list.
Item 2: Berkawitz, Linda, 1977 March 31Save to your list.
Item 3: Fiedler, Bobbi, 1988 November 17Save to your list.
Item 4: Frederickson, William Jr., ca. 1976Save to your list.
Item 5: Gibbons, T., 1978Save to your list.
Item 6: Horowitz, Miriam, 1989 November 11Save to your list.
Item 7: Johnson, Kelly, 1974 November 29Save to your list.
Johnson Family and the History of Chatsworth, California
Item 8: Knight, Ina, 1987 April 12Save to your list.
Public Healthcare in Los Angeles
Item 9: Knott, Faye, 1976 March 7Save to your list.
Item 10: Kouns, John - Oral History Interview, 2004Save to your list.
Item 11: Kouns, John - Discussion of Photographs, 2004Save to your list.
Item 12: Miller, Reverend Wendell L., April 1996Save to your list.
Item 13: Myers, William, 1976 March 2Save to your list.
Item 14: Nelson, Susan Barr, 1999 August 15Save to your list.
Origins of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Item 15: Patiño, Peter, 1977 March 17Save to your list.
Box 8Save to your list.
Item 1: Peterson, Rosemary and Ruth, March 1987Save to your list.
Item 2: Roos, Joseph, 1979-1980Save to your list.
Item 3: Sinclair, UptonSave to your list.
Item 4: Tabor, EthelSave to your list.
History of Venice, California and Abbot Kinney
Item 5: Tabor, Irving, ca. 1977Save to your list.
Item 6: Torres, Nelson and Delores, 1977 March 7Save to your list.
Item 7: Zimmer, Max, March 1977Save to your list.

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