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Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Lila Berman papers

Identifier: 0418

The Lila Berman papers consist of correspondence, memorandums, reports, and notes, collected and created by Lila Berman, that document the establishment and provision of mental health services in the Los Angeles area, 1965-1998. The bulk of the collection covers the passage of various mental health insurance bills in the California Assembly and State Senate, and the activities of the California Council on Mental Health's Citizens Advisory Council, of which Berman was the first chair.

Dates: 1956 - 1998

Jessie E. Dean papers

Identifier: 0410
Abstract Jessie E. Dean was employed by the Los County Department of Charities from 1919 to 1943, and served as Supervisor in the successive Divisions of Outdoor Relief, County Welfare and Indigent Relief. A citation of appreciation from her fellow workers, found in this collection, noted that she was the first, or "near first" trained social worker to practice in Los Angeles. Certainly she was a founding member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Association of Social Workers, begun in 1923,...
Dates: 1916 - 1960

Economic and Youth Opportunities Agency of Greater Los Angeles records

Identifier: 0473

The Economic and Youth Opportunities Agency of Greater Los Angeles records contain reports, minutes, and memorandums that document some of the activities of this agency between 1964 and 1970, specifically the administration of Head Start programs and the Teen-Post program. The collection also contains reports produced by the Agency.

Dates: 1966

Family Service of Los Angeles records

Identifier: 0400
Abstract The Family Service of Los Angeles records document the activities of this social service organziation from its beginnings during the early years of the Depression, to its end in a merger with the Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Center. Included in the collection are complete runs of the minutes of the agency's board of directors, its district advisory boards, and all its principal committees, including executive, nominating, casework and finance, together with the records and reports of...
Dates: 1925 - 1998

Mabel C. Harris papers

Identifier: 7068

Mabel C. Harris, also professionally known as Virginia O'Neal and Martha Logan, was a trained home economist who, after working for Swift and Company and Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp., was hired by Vons grocery stores in 1960 to be the first home economist hired by a supermarket chain. Her papers consist of photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and cookbooks relating to her career in the Los Angeles food and grocery industry from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Dates: 1937 - 1989

Household Survey records

Identifier: 0231

In 1939, the Works Progress Administration provided funding for a comprehensive household survey of the Los Angeles area. Over the course of the project, about 400,000 documents, mostly census cards, were generated.

Dates: 1939

Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department records

Identifier: 0229
Abstract The city of Los Angeles became the epicenter of a public relations scandal on March 3, 1991, when an amateur cameraman captured on video four uniformed LAPD officers beating motorist Rodney G. King. In addition to generating public outrage, the incident cast a dark shadow over the LAPD and called into question the integrity of the nation's third largest municipal police force. Subsequently, the ten member Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department was formed to conduct a...
Dates: 1991

Jewish Home for the Aged of Los Angeles records

Identifier: 0475
Abstract The Jewish Home for the Aged was originally located in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles. In 1976, the Home moved to a new residential facility in the San Fernando Valley (the planning, construction, and dedication of which are referred to in the records), and then merged with the California Home for the Aged, resulting in a new organization called the Jewish Home for the Aging of Greater Los Angeles (and now known as the Los Angeles Jewish Home). Information about the activities of...
Dates: 1957 - 1987

Los Angeles County Mental Health Advisory Board records

Identifier: 0439

The Los Angeles County Mental Health Advisory Board records consist of the minutes and agendas of the meetings of the Advisory Board, and reports from agencies of Los Angeles County Mental Health Services that this agency forwarded to the Board.

Dates: 1965 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1985

Patt Morrison collection of Los Angeles memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049037444]
Identifier: 7113
Abstract A collection of four board games, nine cans of "smog," a button and t-shirt relating to the 1984 Summer Olympics, a "powdered smog" postcard, and a dish towel collected by journalist, author, and radio and television personality Patt Morrison. Most of the items in the collection relate to Los Angeles smog and air pollution, but a few of the items relate to Los Angeles generally. The collection's board games include two copies of the board game titled "Smog: The Air Pollution Game" made by...
Dates: 1950 - 1985