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First Century Families records

 Collection
Identifier: 0298
Abstract

The collection contains records of the activities of the First Century Families, especially centered on the planning and implementation of the group's annual luncheon. Considerable genealogical and biographical material is also contained herein. The collection also includes 22.4 gigabytes of audio and video files.

Dates: 1937 - 2009; Modified: 2013; Modified: 2015; Modified: 2017 – 2018

Los Angeles Webster Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 0244
Abstract On April 29, 1992, the city of Los Angeles erupted into riots after four LAPD officers accused of beating motorist Rodney King were acquitted of all criminal charges. The effects were catastrophic; in total, the chaos persisted for six days and resulted in 58 deaths, 2,383 injuries, and nearly a billion dollars in property damage. The extent of the human and material losses incurred from the riots, coupled with intense public scrutiny of the LAPD, led the Los Angeles Board of Police...
Dates: 1931 - 1992; Majority of material found within

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Briseno, Theodore J. 1
First Century Families of California (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Gates, Daryl F. 1
King, Rodney 1
Koon, Stacey C. 1