Oral histories (document genres)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Abstract This small group of records consists chiefly of oral history transcripts, papers, and newspaper clippings of faculty members (of USC's School of Social Work) and other prominent individuals in the social work/ mental health community. They include files on Genevieve Carter, Lonis Liverman, Linda Poverny, Robert W. Roberts, and about fifty other persons in the social welfare field. The files are arranged alphabetically.
Abstract The CSWA Oral History Collection numbers one hundred interviews with persons important in the history of social work in southern California and in the nation. Examples of interviewees include Carmelita White, the first African-American graduate of the USC School of Social Work, in 1932; George Nickel, one of the leaders in the advancement of social welfare in California, from his entrance into the profession during the Great Depression until his death (1990); and Charles Schottland, Social...
Dates: 1969 - 1999
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Margaret Russell Bates Hane (1910-1986) grew up in Macon and Atlanta, Georgia, and later attended USC where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Master's degree in Political Science. Her second Master's was in Pupil Personnel Counseling from California State University, Los Angeles. This small collection, produced and assembled by Hane's daughter Barbara Hane Desforges, centers upon an oral history conducted by Desforges of her mother between 1979...
Overview David Hyun, son of Reverend Soon Hyun, was the first ever-Korean American architect and a self-described essayist. He is best known for his 1978 design of the Japanese Village Plaza in downtown Los Angeles, as part of a revitalization of Little Tokyo, and his dedication to documenting his father's work in the Korean Independence movement of 1919. His papers consist primarily of writings (by both himself and others), photographs, and architectural drawings and renderings. They also contain...
Dates: 1774 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1919 - 2003
Overview Pedro Loureiro is a Navy historian, curator, archivist, and USC alum who has concentrated much of his research on pre-War Japanese espionage and relations with the United States. This collection comprises primarily reports, memos, and correspondence relating to the United States Navy, Army and Marine Corps stationed in China and Japan during the late 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, acquired and collected by Loureiro during his academic research and career as a historian.
Dates: 1910-2016; Majority of material found in 1930-1945
Abstract This collection contains papers documenting the activities of Joseph Roos (1905-1999) from his retirement from the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation Council in 1969 until his death in 1999. These papers include correspondence, research files, memoranda and publications. Some documentation of Roos's earlier activities investigating the activities of the German Bund in Los Angeles in the 1930s is also present.
Dates: 1921 - 1999
Abstract The Silver Lake Neighborhood Council History Collective was founded in 2005 by community activist Bea Gold. Its mission is to preserve the oral histories of long-term residents, business owners, artists and other interesting residents of Silver Lake and nearby communities to create an archive of the unique history of the neighborhood for future generations. By the beginning of 2012, the committee had done over fifty video interviews involving more than seventy people. The breadth of the...
Dates: 2005 - 2011
Overview Sonia Shinn Sunoo was a Korean American teacher, researcher, and writer. This small collection consists primarily of Sunoo's oral history interview transcripts with early Korean immigrant picture brides (mail order brides). The collection also contains research materials regarding this topic in the form of correspondence, clippings, and notes.
Dates: 1971 - 1998
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Gertrude Wilson (1895-1984) was considered a pioneer in the development of social-group work as a specialty within social work. She eventually became involved in the American Association for the Study of Group Work where the field of social-group work was just emerging. Beginning in 1935, Wilson headed the social-group work department of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work, where she remained for a dozen years, ultimately becoming Associate Dean. There she wrote and...
Dates: 1935 - 1981