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Riots -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

"An Account of the Great Chinese Riot and Massacre in Los Angeles" typescript

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31275056491690]
Identifier: 7140
Abstract Typescript of Judge Widney's account of the riot and massacre of Chinese in Los Angeles, based on the trial of 10 people indicted for the murders, which took place in front of Widney as Judge of the District Court of the Seventeenth Judicial District for Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties. The massacre was the result of a shootout between several Chinese men over the kidnapping of a young Chinese woman, that led to a shootout with police and the death of a civilian. As a result, a mob...
Dates: 1871 November

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

Los Angeles Riots collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049000616]
Identifier: 5184

This collection documents the University of Southern California's responses and cleanup involvement in the Los Angeles Riots.

Dates: 1992

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

Kendall O. Price Los Angeles Riots records

Identifier: 7019
Abstract Kendall O. Price, a faculty member of the School of Public Administration at USC in the 1960s, organized with his colleagues a non-profit corporation called Public Executive Development and Research (PEDR) and worked closely with the School of Public Administration. They conducted two seminars and a conference which led to the Critique of the Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots. The seminars dealt with issues in the African-American community and included grass roots leaders...
Dates: 1965 - 1967

Warren L. Steinberg papers

Identifier: 0348

The papers of Warren L. Steinberg date from 1944 to 1998 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1966 to 1997. The papers focus on Steinberg's involvement with the City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission, an organization that Steinberg was involved with until his death in 2004.

Dates: 1944 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1997

Watts Riots records

Identifier: 0084

Final report (1965) of the Governor's Commission on the Watts Riots.

Dates: 1965

Eui-Young Yu collection of newspaper clippings on the 1992 Los Angeles Riots

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 3329

The Eui-Young Yu collection of newspaper clippings on the 1992 Los Angeles Riots includes 1,282 Korean articles from Hanguk Ilbo and Chungang Ilbo, and approximately 380 articles from the Los Angeles Times on the subjects of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots as well as race/cultural relations leading to and following the riots.

Dates: 1989-07-28 - 1995-11-06