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Los Angeles Webster Commission records

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

Neighborhood Youth Association records

Identifier: 0416
Abstract The Neighborhood Youth Association began as charitable organization under the aegis of the Episcopal Church in 1914. Using a settlement house approach, the Association's oiginal goal was to acculturate immigrants to Los Angeles' West side neighborhoods to American culture and values. Over the years the Association has broadened its mission to include providing social services and counseling for poor families and teenaged children in the areas around Venice, California, and the Los Angeles...
Dates: 1954 - 1991

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