The Oral History Program was established by the University of California Regents in 1959 and renamed the Center for Oral History
Research in October 2005. It is one of the oldest and largest oral history programs in the country. The Center documents the
social, cultural, and political history of the Los Angeles metropolitan region though interviews with individuals who have
been involved in historically significant events. The Center's most significant areas of emphasis are: communities of color,
social movements, politics and government, Central Avenue and Beyond, books and fine printing, water resources and university
Copyright of portions of this collection has been assigned to The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University
Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish
or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.