Frank del Olmo Collection, 1924-2004

Title: Frank del Olmo Collection, 1924-2004
Extent: 78.67 Linear Feet
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Predominant Dates: 1970-1996
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Frank del Olmo (1948-2004) was a journalist, editorial columnist, and editor for the Los Angeles Times specializing in Latin American affairs and local Latino community concerns. Over his thirty-four year career with the Times, del Olmo advanced from intern to assistant editor, and ultimately served as director of the Times-Mirror Foundation. He was a founding member of the California Chicano News Media Association and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and he served on the board of directors for the Committee to Protect Journalists. The collection documents this career through his research and working files, which includes articles, fact sheets, interview notes, maps, memoranda, newspaper clippings, press releases, story proofs, studies, reports and related documents written and collected by Frank del Olmo while covering stories for the Los Angeles Times.
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Finding Aid with Box List
Series I: Writings of Frank del Olmo, 1968-2004
Series II: Research Files, 1924-2004
Series III: Professional Development, 1972-2004
Series IV: Ephemera, 1971-1996