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Found in 381 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Family history of B. F. Coulter, photographs, business correspondence, clippings; photographs of window and counter displays. The family business was founded in 1878 in Los Angeles and flourished until the 1960s.
Dates: circa 1870s-1960s
Abstract The Council of Social Agencies of Los Angeles records consist of meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence and memorandums, 1929-1947, created and collected by this welfare organization. The minutes are primarily those of the Executive Committee, and describe the higher level administrative activites of the Council. The reports consist of summaries of the activities of the various Council divisions, as well as research reports produced by these divisions on such topics as Los Angeles...
Dates: 1929 - 1947
Overview Floyd C. Covington was a Black civic leader in Los Angeles from the late 1920s to the 1970s. Through his work as the first Executive Director of the Los Angeles Urban League and his service in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Covington redefined social welfare and equal opportunity in both employment and housing for various communities in Los Angeles. Covington's papers contain his early scholarship and poetry from his youth and education in Seattle, Washington and Topeka,...
Dates: 1901 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970
Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Abstract Personal and professional papers, photographs, negatives, slides, film, audiocassettes, a videocassette, and other material from businessman, publisher, and gay activist, Robert F. Craig, 1934-2000. Perhaps best known as owner of the Los Angeles-based gay newsmagazine, Frontiers, Craig was also instrumental in organizations such as Christopher Street West, Valley Business Alliance, Lobby for Individual Freedom and Equality (LIFE AIDS Lobby), and the West...
Dates: 1934 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000
Overview Crawford et al. v. Board of Education of the City of Los Angeles et al. was a case in which the California Supreme Court ordered the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to formulate a feasible plan to desegregate its schools. In 1977, the LAUSD came up with a plan that was later deemed one of, if not the most, drastic plans of mandatory student reassignment in the nation. The collection consists of court case transcripts, court exhibits, depositions, reports, office memos,...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Ed Cray (b. 1933) is a veteran journalist and associate professor of journalism at USC. The collection includes Volumes 1-18 (1949-67) of the liberal West Coast political weekly/monthly Frontier Magazine, edited by Phil Kerby. Cray often wrote for the publication. Also included are posters, photographs by Cray, and notes, typescripts and correspondence on Cray's publications, California politics and American foreign policy.
Dates: circa 1960s
Collection — Box 1
Abstract This collection consists of material documenting Gladys Culp’s undergraduate and graduate work at USC, and materials related to her career in social work with the Bureau of Public Assistance of the County of Los Angeles, especially in the 1960s.
Dates: 1941 - 1968
Abstract The Ingolf Dahl papers contain the manuscripts, scores, and professional and personal papers of American composer and USC School of Music faculty member Ingolf Dahl (1912-1970). Dahl, one of USC's most distinguished faculty members, had a long and successful career in music both here in his adopted country and abroad. In 1938, Dahl immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Los Angeles where he found work as a composer and conductor for radio and film. In 1943, Dahl joined the faculty of USC. He...
Dates: 1928 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970
Abstract Collection consists of 550 items of sheet music dating from 1924; screenplays and miscellaneous material including budgets, correspondence, contracts and advertising brochures related to films that composer Mack David (1912-1993) had worked on.
Dates: from 1924
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Correspondence, notes, photographs, clippings, biographical material, and other personal papers, 1948-1995, from actor, artist, and raconteur Samson DeBrier. After working as an actor in the 1910s and 1920s, most notably in the film Salome, the eccentric DeBrier remained in Hollywood and literati circles throughout his life and was known for hosting salons with creative locals in his Hollywood home. The bulk of the collection is correspondence sent to DeBrier...
Dates: 1948 - 1995