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Gladys A. papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7062
Abstract

The Gladys A. papers contain diaries of Gladys A., a young woman who participated in sex work in and around Downtown Los Angeles. The diaries span from the day she arrived in LA in January of 1949 through 1953, detailing the daily experiences of her first five years in the city. The collection also includes photographs of Gladys with unidentified individuals, correspondence from her family in Michigan, memorabilia from her Catholic high school, and other miscellaneous personal items.

Dates: 1944-06-09 - 1979

Abolish Cross-Filing in California records

 Collection
Identifier: 0225
Abstract This collection contains the records of the group formed by John B. Elliott to abolish the practice of cross-filing in California (Abolish Cross-Filing in California). Cross-filing is a practice that permits candidates for political office to register in multiple parties for primary elections. If a candidate then wins nominations from multiple parties, they run with less (or no) competition in the fall election. The records present in this collection include filing vouchers,...
Dates: 1941 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1953

Arthur L. Alarcón papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7029
Abstract Arthur L Alarcón was a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, to which he was appointed in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter. He assumed senior status in 1992 and served until his death in 2015. Earlier in his career, he had served as Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County, legal advisor/ Clemency and Extradition Secretary to Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown (followed by his role as Executive Assistant), Superior Court...
Dates: 1940-2014

Chauncey Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0419
Abstract The papers include material collected by Chauncey Alexander over a long and active life in social work and radical politics. Included are personal papers, school papers, and materials relating to Alexander's leadership of such organizations as the National Association of Social Workers, the International Federation of Social Workers, the First Amendment Foundation, and other organizations. Considerable materials are preserved from Alexander's service as an adjunct professor of Social Work...
Dates: 1917 - 2004

All Nations Church and Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: 0403
Abstract

The records contain correspondence; program plans and proposals; medical records and statistics; budgets and other financial records; staff rosters; miscellaneous religious publications; newspaper clippings; brochures, and other publications describing the work of All Nations; annual reports; committee reports, agendas, and minutes; and staff reports on activities. This collection encompasses the years 1925-1978, with the bulk of the material dating frmo the decade of the 1930s.

Dates: 1925-1978 (bulk 1930s)

Allan Hancock Foundation archive

 Collection
Identifier: 0257
Abstract The Allan Hancock Foundation Archive contains records of the Foundation set up at the University of Southern California by G. Allan Hancock for the purpose of furthering oceanographic studies. These records also include those materials from the library and museum that were associated with the Foundation, as well some personal mementos of Captain Hancock's and the Hancock family. Also included are extensive records of the research ship Velero IV, as well as sound recordings, photographs and...
Dates: 1823 - 2005

Steve Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2064
Abstract

This collection consists of papers of actor, writer, composer, lyricist, and author Steve Allen (1921-2000). It includes promotional material, business correspondence, television scripts for The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956-60) and The Tonight Show. Several screenplays are also included.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950s-1960s

Alpha Epsilon Delta California Alpha Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: 5325
Abstract The Alpha Epsilon Delta California Alpha Chapter records, 1936-1993, consist of legal documents (constitution and by-laws), membership lists, correspondence, report, and conference proceedings created and collected by the fraternity. The records document the the history of Kappa Zeta, founding of the chapter at USC, the reestablishment of the chapter in the early 1950s, the planning of activities undertaken by the chapter, and the finances of the chapter. The USC Alpha Chapter of Alpha...
Dates: 1936-1993

Alpha Kappa Delta records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5044
Abstract Alpha Kappa Delta is the International Sociology Honor Society founded in 1920 at the University of Southern California by sociology professor Dr. Emory S. Bogardus. He gathered a group of fourteen faculty and graduate students for the purpose of discussing research methods and findings, and to discuss research projects pertaining to sociology. The following year, Bogardus contacted a group of universities around the country, inviting them to form similar organizations. By 1924, three...
Dates: 1925-1927

C. J. Ancker, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5265
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of American engineering professor C. J. Ancker. These papers include research, drafts, manuscripts, photograph negatives, correspondences, speeches, and journals related to his publications.

Dates: 1963 - 2002

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Sheet music 6
Social work education -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 6
Speeches 6
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Brown, Jerry, 1938- 6
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Welfare Planning Council, Los Angeles Region 4
Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960 3
Bogardus, Emory Stephen 3
Brecht, Bertolt 3
California. Dept. of Transportation 3
Dieterle, William, 1893-1972 3
Eisler, Hanns 3
Frank, Liesl 3
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris) 3
Jewish Club of 1933 3
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles 3
Kennedy, Robert F. 3
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Board of Supervisors 3
Los Angeles Times (Firm) 3
Remarque, Erich Maria 3
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich) 3
United States. Congress. House 3
University of Southern California. School of Music 3
Welfare Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles 3
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All Nations Foundation (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism (University of Southern California) 2
Berman, Lila 2
Blankenchip, John Edward 2
Bradley, Tom 2
Briseno, Theodore J. 2
Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite 2
California Coalition for Mental Health 2
California Social Welfare Archives 2
California State University, Long Beach 2
California. Governor's Office 2
California. Legislature. Assembly 2
Chandler, Otis 2
Chaplin, Charles 2
Christopher Street West Association 2
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 2
Doblin, Alfred 2
Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Federation of Community Coordinating Councils of Los Angeles County 2
Finch, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson) 2
Garth, John S. (John Shrader) 2
Gates, Daryl F. 2
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 2
Guggenheim, Felix 2
Hancock, Allan, 1875- 2
Hoose Library of Philosophy 2
Hubbard, John R. (John Randolph), 1918-2011 2
Jefferson, Thomas 2
Johnson, Arlien 2
Kelly, James J. 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 2
King, Rodney 2
Koon, Stacey C. 2
Los Amigos de Humanidad (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Los Angeles (Calif.). Harbor Dept. 2
Los Angeles City School District 2
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Dept. of Mental Health 2
Los Angeles Florence Crittenton Home (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Mahler, Alma 2
Marcuse, Ludwig 2
Massary, Fritzi 2
McKibben, Robert A. (Robert Anderson) 2
Mentley, Lee 2
Mierendorff, Marta 2
Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942 2
Neighborhood Adult Participation Project (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Neighborhood Youth Association (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Neumann, Alfred, 1895-1952 2
Neumann, Robert 2
Olympic Games (10th : 1932 : Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Pacific Clinics 2
Paik, Irvin, 1940- 2
Powell, Laurence 2
Republican National Convention 2
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Schenk, Lynn 2
Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle) 2
Schulberg, Budd (1914-03-27-2009-08-05) 2
Southern California Association of Governments 2
Stravinsky, Igor 2
Topping, Norman, 1908-1997 2
USC Thornton School of Music 2
Ulrey, A.B. (Albert Brennus) 2
United States. Congress 2
University of California, Los Angeles 2
University of Southern California. Center for International Studies 2
University of Southern California. Marine Biological Station 2
University of Southern California. School of Dramatic Arts 2
University of Southern California. School of International Relations 2
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