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Finding Aid to the Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots records, 1965 August-December
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Series 1:  Indexes and Timeline

Physical Description: Carton 1-3; cardfile box 2-3
Carton 1

Subject matter index (1-31g) (4 cardfile boxes)

Carton 2

Subject matter index (31h-119) (2 cardfile boxes)

Carton 3

Name index (A-Z) (4 cardfile boxes)

Cardfile Box 2-3

Hourly timeline of the riots (in 2 cardfile boxes)

 

Series 2:  Commission Topical Files

Physical Description: Carton 4-12; carton 13, folder 1-16; oversize folder 1-2; oversize box 1
 

Subseries 2.1:  Circumstances surrounding the triggering events (1).

Physical Description: Carton 4, folder 2-6
Carton 4, Folder 2

Weather (1-a)

Carton 4, Folder 3

Press incidents (1-b)

Carton 4, Folder 4

Law enforcement incidents (1-c)

Carton 4, Folder 5

Activities of organizations (1-d)

Carton 4, Folder 6

Activities of individuals (1-e)

 

Subseries 2.2:  Triggering Events (2).

Physical Description: Carton 4, folder 7-8
Carton 4, Folder 7-8

California Highway Patrol arrests; CHP report to the Commission (2-a)

 

Subseries 2.3:  Continuance and Spreading of the Riots (3).

Physical Description: Carton 4, folder 9-11
Carton 4, Folder 9

Incidents, e.g., Athens Park meeting (3-a)

Carton 4, Folder 10

Effects of news media coverage (3-b)

Carton 4, Folder 11

Evidence of leadership or organization, e.g., patterns in fire damage, looting, injuries (3-c)

 

Series 2.4:  Efforts of Law Enforcement to Control Riots (4).

Physical Description: Carton 4, folder 12-17
Carton 4, Folder 12

Official policy and directives (4-a)

Carton 4, Folder 13-14

Manpower control information and LAPD information(4-b)

Carton 4, Folder 15

Reasonableness of force used (4-g)

Carton 4, Folder 16-17

Coordination of law enforcement (4-h)

 

Subseries 2.5:  Private Action to Control the Riots (5).

Physical Description: Carton 4, folder 18-20
Carton 4, Folder 18

Activities of private organizations (5-a)

Carton 4, Folder 19

Activities of individuals (5-b)

Carton 4, Folder 20

Activities of public entities (5-c)

 

Subseries 2.6:  Events Surrounding the Ordering of the National Guard (6)

Physical Description: Carton 4, folder 21-22
Carton 4, Folder 21

Effectiveness of the machinery for calling out the Guard (6-a)

Carton 4, Folder 22

Subcommittee on the chronology (6-a)

Carton 4, Folder 23

Political aspects (6-b)

 

Subseries 2.7:  Joint action of Guard and law enforcement agencies (7)

Physical Description: Carton 4, folder 23-26
Carton 4, Folder 24

Description of the action of the various entities (7-a)

Carton 4, Folder 25

Authority to give orders to open fire (7-c)

Carton 4, Folder 26

Manpower and cost figures, e.g., racial composition of the Guard (7-d)

Carton 4, Folder 27

The curfew (7-g)

 

Subseries 2.8:  Deaths and Personal Injuries (8).

Physical Description: Carton 4, folder 27; Carton 5, folder 1-4
Carton 4, Folder 28-29`

Deaths, 1-36 (8-a)

Carton 5, Folder 1-4

Deaths, 37-75 (8-a)

 

Series 2.9:  Property Damage by Fires, Force, and Looting(9).

Physical Description: Carton 5, folder 1-9
Carton 5, Folder 5-7

Private property inventory 1-21 (9-a)

Box 1-2

Photographs of property damage (9-a)

Carton 5, Folder 8

Self-help against looting (9-e)

Carton 5, Folder 9-10

Fire fighting (9-f)

 

Series 2.10:  Source and Use of Weapons (10)

Physical Description: Carton 6, folder 1
Carton 6, Folder 1

Molotov cocktails (10-b)

 

Subseries 2.11:  Other Similar Disturbances (11)

Physical Description: Carton 6, folder 2
Carton 6, Folder 2

Concurrent Southern California disturbances (11-a)

 

Subseries 2.12:  Arrests, Arraignments, and Trials (12)

Physical Description: Carton 6, folder 3-26; carton 7, folder 1-6
Carton 6, Folder 3-20

Interviews of persons arrested, #1-86 (12-a)

Carton 6, Folder 21-26

Arrest reports, #1-471 (12-a)

Carton 7, Folder 1

Arson arrests (12-a)

Carton 7, Folder 2-3

Reports re: arrested persons (12-a)

Carton 7, Folder 4

Arrested persons, miscellaneous (12-a)

Oversize Box 2, Folder 1

List of arrested persons in Watts riots (12-a)

Cardfile Box 1

Name index of arrested persons (12-a)

Carton 7, Folder 5

Arrestee attitudes (12-b)

Carton 7, Folder 6

Processing arrestees (12-c)

 

Subseries 2.13:  History of Analogous Riots in the USA (13)

Physical Description: Carton 7, folder 7-8
Carton 7, Folder 7-8

History of riots in US (13-b)

 

Subseries 2.14:  History of Watts and the Remainder of the Curfew Area (14)

Physical Description: Carton 7, folder 9
Carton 7, Folder 9

Watts: A History of Deprivation (14)

 

Subseries 2.15:  Governmental and Political Structure (15)

Physical Description: Carton 7, folder 10-11
Carton 7, Folder 10

Governmental structures (15-a)

Carton 7, Folder 11

Area attitudes toward (15-c)

 

Subseries 2.16:  Organizations Dealing with Human Relations (16)

Physical Description: Carton 7, folder 12-16
Carton 7, Folder 12-14

Files on organizations dealing with human relations (16)

Carton 7, Folder 15

Fellowship Commission, Philadelphia (16)

Carton 7, Folder 16

National Urban League (16)

 

Subseries 2.17:  War on Poverty in Los Angeles (17)

Physical Description: Carton 7, folder 17-20; carton 8, folder 1-2
Carton 7, Folder 17-20

Los Angeles war on poverty files (17)

Carton 8, Folder 1

Hard-Core Unemployment and Poverty in Los Angeles (a 1965 report prepared for the Area Redevelopment Commission (17)

Carton 8, Folder 2

The War Against Poverty in Los Angeles: Part IV Community Programs (Youth Opportunities Board of Greater Los Angeles) (17)

 

Subseries 2.18:  Civil Rights Movement in Los Angeles (18)

Physical Description: Carton 8, folder 3-5
Carton 8, Folder 3

Los Angeles area (18-a)

Carton 8, Folder 4

Other areas of the US (18-b)

Carton 8, Folder 5

Attitudes toward the movement and its leaders (18-c)

 

Subseries 2.19:  Maps and Physical Descriptions Relative to the Riot Study (19)

Physical Description: Carton 8, folder 6; oversize folders 1-2
Carton 8, Folder 6

Maps and physical descriptions (19)

Oversize Box 1, Folder 1-4

Tract maps of the riot area (19)

Oversize Folder 1-2

Oversize maps and physical descriptions (19)

 

Subseries 2.20:  Population and Other Data (relating to sociological, psychological, and other factors in the riot area at the commencement of the riots, other than set forth in other subject matter topics (20)

Physical Description: Carton 8, folder 7-14; carton 9, folder 1-12
Carton 8, Folder 7-10

Family structure (20-a)

Carton 8, Folder 11

Absorption and urbanization (20-b)

Carton 8, Folder 12

Length of residence in the riot area and birth place (20-c)

Carton 8, Folder 13-14

Ethnic population breakdown (20-d)

Carton 9, Folder 1-6

Public transportation facilities and private auto ownership (20-e)

Carton 9, Folder 7

Selective service rejection rates and reasons (20-f)

Carton 9, Folder 8

Income figures (20-g)

Carton 9, Folder 9

Percentage of members of church, civic, social and fraternal organizations (20-h)

Carton 9, Folder 10

Mass media (20-i)

Carton 9, Folder 11

Registration and voting percentages (20-j)

Carton 9, Folder 12

Psychological aspects (20-k)

 

Subseries 2.21:  Employment in the Riot Area (21)

Physical Description: Carton 9, folder 13-21; carton 10, folder 1-19
Carton 9, Folder 13

Employment in the riot area (21)

Carton 9, Folder 14-15

Comparative unemployemnt rates (21-a)

Carton 9, Folder 16-18

Type and extent of available employment (21-b)

Carton 9, Folder 19-21

Participation in and effectiveness of public and private employment training programs (21-c)

Carton 10, Folder 1-3

Participation in and effectiveness of public and private employment training programs (21-c)

Carton 10, Folder 4

Effectiveness of state employment service facilities (21-d)

Carton 10, Folder 5-6

Public and private sector discrimination in hiring (21-e)

Carton 10, Folder 7-17

The role of unions, e.g., descrimination, cooperation (21-f)

Carton 10, Folder 18

Percentage employed by governmental agencies (21-g)

Carton 10, Folder 19

Area attitudes relative to employment (21-l)

 

Subseries 2.22:  Education in the Riot Area (22)

Physical Description: Carton 10, folder 20-26; carton 11, folder 1-7
Carton 10, Folder 20-21

Education in the riot area: Consultant reports and Martyn report (22)

Carton 10, Folder 22-25

Education in the riot area: General (22)

Carton 10, Folder 26

Comparative education achievement levels (22-a)

Carton 11, Folder 1

Comparative drop-out rates (22-b)

Carton 11, Folder 2

Comparative teacher qualification and training (22-c)

Carton 11, Folder 3

Comparative incidents of double sessions (22-d)

Carton 11, Folder 4

Comparative availability of public libraries (22-e)

Carton 11, Folder 5

Comparative quality and availability of school and special vocational educational programs (22-g)

Carton 11, Folder 6

Area attitudes about the quality of available educational opportunities (22-h)

Carton 11, Folder 7

De facto segregation aspects (22-j)

 

Subseries 2.23:  Recreation in the Riot Area (23)

Physical Description: Carton 11, folder 8-9
Carton 11, Folder 8

Comparative available public facilities and services (23-a)

Carton 11, Folder 9

Available non-public facilities and services (23-b)

 

Subseries 2.24:  Health Factors in the Riot Area (24)

Physical Description: Carton 11, folder 10-12
Carton 11, Folder 10

Health factors: General (24)

Carton 11, Folder 11

Comparative incidence of disease (24-a)

Carton 11, Folder 12

Comparative availability of health services (24-b)

 

Subseries 2.25:  Aid and Welfare Programs (25)

Physical Description: Carton 11, folder 13-20
Carton 11, Folder 13

Aid and welfare programs: General(25)

Carton 11, Folder 14-18

Available public and private programs, including those dealing with youths and youth gangs, e.g. recipient ratios (25-a)

Carton 11, Folder 19

Objectives and effectiveness of such programs (25-a)

Carton 11, Folder 20

Area attitudes about such programs and about their administration (25-c)

 

Subseries 2.26:  Housing in the Riot Area (26)

Physical Description: Carton 11, folder 21-27
Carton 11, Folder 21

Housing: general (26)

Carton 11, Folder 22

Comparative percentage of sub-standard housing (26-a)

Carton 11, Folder 23

Comparative availability and adequacy of public and private housing (26-b)

Carton 11, Folder 24

Comparative prices and availability of rentals (26-c)

Carton 11, Folder 25

Comparative availability of loans for construction, improvement, and purchase prior to the riot (26-e)

Carton 11, Folder 26

Creation of, attitudes toward, and effect of segregated housing (26-f)

Carton 11, Folder 27

Comparative percentage of persons per room (26-g)

 

Subseries 2.27:  The Effect of the Merchant-Consumer Relationship in the Riot Area (27)

Physical Description: Carton 12, folder 1-5
Carton 12, Folder 1

Merchant-consumer relations: general (27)

Carton 12, Folder 2

Comparative costs of credit (27-b)

Carton 12, Folder 3

Number of chain stores and quality of their goods (27-c)

Carton 12, Folder 4

Selling practices of area merchants (27-d)

Carton 12, Folder 5

Area attitudes on exploitation by merchants(27-g)

 

Subseries 2.28:  Contacts of Riot Area Residents with Legal System (28)

Physical Description: Carton 12, folder 6-7
Carton 12, Folder 6

Availability of legal services to those who could not otherwise afford them (28-b)

Carton 12, Folder 7

Area attitudes toward the legal system (28-c)

 

Subseries 2.29:  Adequacy of Performance of Local Government Functions in Area (29)

Physical Description: Carton 12, folder 8-14
Carton 12, Folder 8

Comparative frequency and quality of rubbish collection (29-a)

Carton 12, Folder 9

Comparative sidewalk repair (29-c)

Carton 12, Folder 10

Comparative street maintenence (29-d)

Carton 12, Folder 11

Comparative landscaping (29-e)

Carton 12, Folder 12

Comparative enforcement of building, safety and other codes (29-f)

Carton 12, Folder 13

Comparative inclusion in master planning and other programs (29-g)

Carton 12, Folder 14

Area attitudes toward (29-g)

 

Subseries 2.30:  Data on the Persons who Participated in the Riots (non-arrestees) (30)

Physical Description: Carton 12, folder 15
Carton 12, Folder 15

Non-arrestee participants attitudes (30-b)

 

Subseries 2.31:  The Support for, and Effect of Riot Area Residents' Attitudes Toward Law Enforcement Agencies (31)

Physical Description: Carton 12, folder 16-31; carton 13, folder 1-7
Carton 12, Folder 16-17

Attitudes towards law enforcement: general (31)

Carton 12, Folder 18

Complaints to Commission re: Los Angeles Police Department (31-a)

Carton 12, Folder 19

Complaints to Commission re: Los Angeles County Sheriff (31-b)

Carton 12, Folder 20

Complaints to Commission re: California Highway Patrol (31-c)

Carton 12, Folder 21

Complaints to Commission re: other law enforcement agencies (31-d)

Carton 12, Folder 22-24

Facts concerning allegations of law enforcement officer misconduct (31-e)

Carton 12, Folder 25-26

Law enforcement agencies' recruiting, assignment, and promotional procedures (31-g)

Carton 12, Folder 27

Their policies and programs to establish good community relations (31-i)

Carton 12, Folder 28-29

Their mechanisms for handling citizens' grievances (31-j)

Carton 12, Folder 30

Officer training, e.g. in arrests under varying circumstances (versus arrest practices) (31-k)

Carton 12, Folder 31, Carton 13, Folder 1-5

Comparative data on crimes, arrests, convictions and probation (31-l)

Carton 13, Folder 6

Law enforcement agency protection of riot area residents (31-m)

Carton 13, Folder 7

Area attitudes (favorable or unfavorable) about the adequacy of their protection and about all other phases of law enforcement activity (31-n)

 

Subseries 2.32:  Aftermath of the Rioting (32)

Physical Description: Carton 13, folder 8-16
Carton 13, Folder 8

Immediate reaction outside the local area (32-a)

Carton 13, Folder 9-11

Private organizational action (32-f)

Carton 13, Folder 12

Caucasian and African-American Attitudes (32-g)

Carton 13, Folder 13

Private individual action, e.g. demolition and rebuilding (32-i)

Carton 13, Folder 14-15

Reaction to Government Commission Report (32-j)

Carton 13, Folder 16

Indications of potential disturbances (32-k)

 

Series 3:  Commission Administrative and Legal Files

Physical Description: Carton 13, folder 17-21; carton 14-28; box 5; oversize box 1; oversize box 3
 

Subseries 3.1:  Budget of the Governor's Commission (100)

Physical Description: Carton 13, folder 17
Carton 13, Folder 17

Budget correspondence (100)

 

Subseries 3.2:  Correspondence, Incoming (101)

Physical Description: Carton 13, folder 18-21
Carton 13, Folder 18

Correspondence, incoming, #1-99 (101)

Carton 13, Folder 19

Correspondence, incoming, #100-199 (101)

Carton 13, Folder 20

Correspondence, incoming, #200-299 (101)

Carton 13, Folder 21

Correspondence, incoming, #300-356 (101)

 

Subseries 3.3:  Correspondence, Outgoing (102)

Physical Description: Carton 14, folder 1-2
 

Subseries 3.4:  Depositions (103)

Physical Description: Carton 14, folder 3-11; carton 15-16
Carton 14, Folder 3

Andersen, Glenn (Lt. Governor of California) (103)

Carton 14, Folder 4

Atkinson, Herb (President of the South Los Angeles Transportation Company and the Atkinson Transportation Company) (103)

Carton 14, Folder 5

Billett, John (Assistant Executive secretary of Governor's staff) (103)

Carton 14, Folder 6

Bradley, Thomas (Councilman, Tenth District) (103)

Carton 14, Folder 7

Brazier, Wesley (Executive director, Los Angeles Urban League) (103)

Carton 14, Folder 8

Brown, Willie F. (Unemployed resident of Watts) (103)

Carton 14, Folder 9

Brunston, George (Division of Fire Fighting, Los Angeles County) (103)

Carton 14, Folder 10

Bryant, Linda (President, Student Commission for Improvement of Watts) (103)

Carton 14, Folder 11

Champion, Hale (Director, Department of Finance, State of California) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 1

Christian, Winslow (Executive Secretary to Governor Brown) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 2

Claybrook, Harvey (Accountant for Department of Water and Power; former employee of Martin Department Store in Watts) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 3

Collins, Wendell (Member of the Congress on Racial Equality) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 4

Colwell, Walter (Internal Affairs Division, Los Angeles Police Department) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 5

Crittendon, Bradford (Administrator of Public Safety for the State of California and California Highway Patrol Commissioner) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 6

Crowther, Jack P. (Superintendent, Los Angeles City Schools) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 7

Dorn, Warren M. (Supervisor, Fifth District) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 8

Downey, James (Undersheriff, Los Angeles County) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 9

Eberhardt, Jack (Los Angeles Police Sergeant, Manuals and Orders Section) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 10

Ferraro, John (President, Board of Police Commissioners) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 11

Fisher, Hugo (Director, Department of Resources) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 12

Fisk, James (Inspector, Los Angeles Police Department, Coordinator of Community Activities Relations) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 13

Forniss, Mary Ann (Boarding home keeper for aged and mother of five) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 14

Gibson, John S. (Councilman, Fifteenth District) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 15

Gonzaque, Ozie (Watts resident for 22 years, whose husband worked at North American for 15 years) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 16

Gordon, Milton (Administrator, State Business and Commerce Agency) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 17

Gregg, Mrs. Jean (Executive Director, Crenshaw Neighbors (103)

Carton 15, Folder 18

Guzman, Ralph (Chief Researcher, Mexican-American Study Project) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 19

Haas, Lucien (Associate Press Secretary of Governor Brown) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 20

Hahn, Kenneth (Supervisor, Second District) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 21

Hill, Roderic (General, Commander, California National Guard) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 22

Houston, Norman B. (President, Los Angeles Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 23

Ingram, William K. (Chief of Police, City of Compton) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 24

Jasich, Antone (and Hill, Raymond) (Captain, Arson Bureau, Los Angeles Fire Department) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 25

Johnson, Freita Shaw (Watts resident for 35 years) (103)

Carton 15, Folder 26

Kline, Richard (Assistant in charge of Los Angeles office of Governor Brown) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 1

McClellan, H.C. (and Lewis, Murray) (Chairman, Rehabilitation Committee, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 2

Mills, Billy G. (Councilman, Eighth District) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 3

Monning, John (General Manager and Superintendent of Building, Department of Building and Safety) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 4

Mont, Max (Representing W.J. Basset, Executive Secretary of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 5

Morse, Muriel (General Manager, Los Angeles City Civil Service Department) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 6

Muntz, Harold R. (Chief Deputy Probation Officer for Los Angeles County) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 7

Murphy, Ellis P. (Los Angeles County Department of Charities, Bureau of Public Assistance) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 8

Ott, Charles (Commanding General of the 40th Armored Division of the California National Guard) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 9

Parker, William H. (Chief of Police, City of Los Angeles) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 10

Peery, Benjamin (Retired government employee) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 11

Pritchess, Peter (Los Angeles County Sheriff) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 12

Purnell, Eugene (Laborer and member of Local 300) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 13

Quick, Robert (Colonel in the National Guard) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 14

Reddin, Thomas (Technical Services Bureau, Los Angeles Police Department) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 15

Roybal, Edward (Congressman, 30th Congressional District) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 16

Schrade, Paul (Director, United Auto Workers, Region 6) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 17

Simon, Richard (Bureau of Administration and Acting Chief, Los Angeles Police Department) ( (103)

Carton 16, Folder 18

Slaff, George (also Clay, Monroe and Wirin) (American Civil Liberties Union) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 19

Slaughter, Winston (20 year old former gang leader of the "Businessmen") ( (103)

Carton 16, Folder 20

Ward, Paul (also Nelson, Helen) (Director, Department of H.E.W.) ( (103)

Carton 16, Folder 21

Warren, Edward (Real estate broker) ( (103)

Carton 16, Folder 22

Welch, Sue (School teacher from Watts) ( (103)

Carton 16, Folder 23

Williams, Annabelle (Coordinator of Imperial Gardens Housing Project) ( (103)

Carton 16, Folder 24

Wing, Philip (Athletic Director, Verbum Dei High School) (103)

Carton 16, Folder 25

Younger, Evelie (District Attorney for Los Angeles County) (103)

 

Subseries 3.5:  Documents: Miscellaneous Pamphlets (104)

Physical Description: Carton 17, folder 1-5
Carton 17, Folder 1

(103)

Scope and Content Note

Includes the following pamphlets/booklets: Behind the Civil Rights Mask (1965); The Challenge of Color by Alfred Drew (1965); and the Report of the Senate Committee on Correctional Facilities (1961).
Carton 17, Folder 2

Assorted Pamphlets and documents (104)

Scope and Content Note

Includes the following pamphlets/booklets: Commuting and the Residential Decisions of Chicago and Detroit Central Business District Workers (1963); Watts Study (by SCAN, 1959?); Did "Black Muslims" Instigate the Los Angeles Riots; Narcotics Slang; The Narcotic Problem: A Brief Study.
Carton 17, Folder 3

Assorted Pamphlets and documents (104)

Scope and Content Note

Includes the following pamphlets/booklets: "The Drinking Driver:" Enforcement Guide; Testimony of Rev. Leon H. Sullivan; The OIC Story: How Philadelphia Negroes established a positive self-development program for people interested in helping themselves; The Urban Reality: A Comparative Study (County of Los Angeles, Commission on Human Relations).
Carton 17, Folder 4

Assorted Pamphlets and documents (104)

Scope and Content Note

Includes the following pamphlets/booklets: Geographical Organization of the California Highway Patrol; The Coming Destruction of the United States; Attorney General's Report Concerning "Hell's Angels" Motorcycle Club (1965).
Carton 17, Folder 5

Assorted Pamphlets and documents (104)

Scope and Content Note

Includes the following pamphlets/booklets: California Statewide Information System Study (Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, 1965).
 

Subseries 3.6:  Exhibits (presented to the Commission by witnesses) (105)

Physical Description: Carton 17, folder 6-24; carton 18; carton 19, folder 1-4; carton 20; box 3

Scope and Content Note

Unless included below, the occupations of the witnesses who submitted exhibits is listed under their names in Subseries 3.4: Depositions (103).
Carton 17, Folder 6

Anderson, Glenn (105)

Carton 17, Folder 7

Bradley, Thomas (105)

Carton 17, Folder 8

Brazier, Wesley (105)

Carton 17, Folder 9

Brookins, Rev. H. H. (105)

Carton 17, Folder 10

Brown, Edmund G. (105)

Carton 17, Folder 11

Brunton, George (105)

Carton 17, Folder 12-13

Buggs, John (Executive Director, Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations) (105)

Carton 17, Folder 14

Colwell, Walter (105)

Carton 17, Folder 15-20

Crittenden, Bradford (105)

Box 3

Crowther, Jack P. (105)

Carton 17, Folder 21

Downey, James (105)

Carton 17, Folder 22

Dymally, Mervyn (Assemblyman) (105)

Carton 17, Folder 23

Ferraro, John (105)

Carton 17, Folder 24

Fisk, James (105)

Carton 18, Folder 1

Gibson, John S. (105)

Carton 18, Folder 2

Gordon, Milton (105)

Carton 18, Folder 3

Gregg, Mrs. Jean (105)

Carton 18, Folder 4

Guzman, Ralph (105)

Carton 18, Folder 5

Hahn, Kenneth (105)

Carton 18, Folder 6

Hawkins, Augustus (Congressman from 21st Congressional District) (105)

Carton 18, Folder 7

Hill, Raymond (105)

Carton 18, Folder 8

Hill, Roderic (105)

Carton 18, Folder 9

Houston, Norman B. (105)

Carton 18, Folder 10

Ingram, William K. (105)

Carton 18, Folder 11

Jasich, Antone (105)

Carton 18, Folder 12

Jones, Opal C. (Neighborhood Adult Participation Project) (105)

Carton 18, Folder 13

Lynch, Thomas and Miles Rubin (Attorney General of California) (105)

Carton 18, Folder 14

McClellan, H.C. (105)

Carton 18, Folder 15

Maldonado, Joseph (Executive Director, Economic and Youth Opportunities Agency (105)

Carton 18, Folder 16

Miller, Loren (Judge) (105)

Carton 18, Folder 17

Mills, Billy G. (105)

Carton 18, Folder 18

Monning, John (105)

Carton 18, Folder 19

Mont, Max (105)

Carton 18, Folder 20

Morse, Muriel (105)

Carton 18, Folder 21

Muntz, Harold R. (105)

Carton 18, Folder 22

Murphy, Ellis P. (105)

Carton 18, Folder 23

Nelson, Helen (105)

Carton 18, Folder 24

Parker, William H. (105)

Carton 18, Folder 25

Pitchess, Peter (105)

Carton 18, Folder 26

Reddin, Thomas (105)

Carton 18, Folder 27

Schrade, Paul (105)

Carton 18, Folder 28

Simon, Richard (105)

Carton 18, Folder 29

Slaff, George (105)

Carton 19, Folder 1

Taylor, Christopher (105)

Carton 19, Folder 2

Ward, Paul (105)

Carton 19, Folder 3

Welch, Sue (105)

Carton 19, Folder 4

Yorty, Sam (Mayor of Los Angeles) (105)

Carton 20, Folder 1-49

Younger, Evelle (105)

Carton 20, Folder 50

Younger, Evelle (Report to the Commission) (105)

 

Subseries 3.7:  Memoranda, miscellaneous( 106)

Physical Description: Carton 19, folder 5-11
Carton 19, Folder 5-8

Memoranda, #1-357 (106)

Carton 19, Folder 9

Staff activities reports (106)

Carton 19, Folder 10

Minutes of meetings (106)

Carton 19, Folder 11

Assignment sheet master file (106)

 

Subseries 3.8:  News Media Matter, Miscellaneous( 107)

Physical Description: Carton 19, folder 11-19
Carton 19, Folder 12-19

Clippings, magazine articles (107)

Oversize Box 2, Folder 2-3

Oversize magazine articles (107)

 

Subseries 3.9:  Newspaper Articles, Various (108)

Physical Description: Carton 21, folder 1-20; carton 22, folder 1-16; oversize box 3
Carton 21, Folder 1-20

Newspaper clippings (108)

Carton 22, Folder 1-8

Newspaper clippings (108)

Carton 22, Folder 9

Newspaper clippings: War on Poverty and job training (108)

Carton 22, Folder 10

Newspaper clippings: employment (108)

Carton 22, Folder 11-16

Newspaper clippings: police relations (108)

Oversize Box 3

Prints of Los Angeles Times photographs of the riot (108)

 

Subseries 3.10:  Personnel (111)

Physical Description: Carton 22, folder 17-18
Carton 22, Folder 17-18

Personnel applications (111)

 

Subseries 3.11:  Personnel Miscellany (112)

Physical Description: Carton 22, folder 19
Carton 22, Folder 19

Commission personnel general (112)

 

Subseries 3.12:  Public Information, Press Conferences (114)

Physical Description: Carton 22, folder 20-21
Carton 22, Folder 20

Public information general (114)

Carton 22, Folder 21

Embargo letter and notification list regarding report release (114)

 

Subseries 3.13:  Transcripts of Witness' Testimony (115)

Physical Description: Carton 23-24; carton 25, folder 1-14

Scope and Content Note

The occupations of the witnesses below are listed under thieir names in Subseries 3.4: Depositions (103) or in Subseries 3.6: Exhibits (105).
Carton 23, Folder 1

Anderson, Glenn (115)

Carton 23, Folder 2

Atkinson, Herb (115)

Carton 23, Folder 3

Bradley, Thomas (115)

Carton 23, Folder 4

Brazier, Wesley (115)

Carton 23, Folder 5

Brookins, Rev. H.H. (115)

Carton 23, Folder 6

Brown, Edmund G. (see also Ward, Paul, pp 13-26) (115)

Carton 23, Folder 7

Brown, Willie F. (115)

Carton 23, Folder 8

Brunston, George (115)

Carton 23, Folder 9

Bryant, Linda (115)

Carton 23, Folder 10

Buggs, John (115)

Carton 23, Folder 11

Claybrook, Harvey (115)

Carton 23, Folder 12

Collins, Wendell (115)

Carton 23, Folder 13

Colwell, Walter (115)

Carton 23, Folder 14-15

Crittendon, Bradford (also Parker) (115)

Carton 23, Folder 16

Crowther, Jack P. (115)

Carton 23, Folder 17

Downey, James (115)

Carton 23, Folder 18

Dymally, Mervyn (115)

Carton 23, Folder 19

Ferraro, John (115)

Carton 23, Folder 20

Fisk, James (115)

Carton 23, Folder 21

Forniss, Mary Ann (115)

Carton 23, Folder 22

Gibson, John S. (115)

Carton 23, Folder 23

Gonzaque, Ozie (115)

Carton 23, Folder 24

Gordon, Milton (115)

Carton 23, Folder 25

Gregg, Mrs. Jean (115)

Carton 23, Folder 26

Guzman, Ralph (115)

Carton 24, Folder 1

Hahn, Kenneth (115)

Carton 24, Folder 2

Hawkins, Augustus F. (115)

Carton 24, Folder 3

Hill, Roderic (also Yorty) (115)

Carton 24, Folder 4

Houston, Norman (115)

Carton 24, Folder 5

Ingram, William K. (115)

Carton 24, Folder 6

Jasich, Antone (also Raymond Hill) (115)

Carton 24, Folder 7

Johnson, Freita Shaw (115)

Carton 24, Folder 8

Jones, Opal C. (115)

Carton 24, Folder 9

Lynch, Thomas (also Rubin) (115)

Carton 24, Folder 10

McClellan, H.C. (also Lewis) (115)

Carton 24, Folder 11

Maldonado, Joseph (115)

Carton 24, Folder 12

Miller, Loren (115)

Carton 24, Folder 13

Mills, Billy (115)

Carton 24, Folder 14

Monning, John (115)

Carton 24, Folder 15

Mont, Max (115)

Carton 24, Folder 16

Morse, Muriel (115)

Carton 24, Folder 17

Muntz, Harold R. (115)

Carton 24, Folder 18

Murdock, Roger (Patrol Bureau, Los Angeles Police Bureau) (115)

Carton 24, Folder 19

Murphy, Ellis P. (115)

Carton 24, Folder 20

Parker, William H. (115)

Carton 24, Folder 21

Peery, Benjamin (115)

Carton 24, Folder 22

Purnell, Eugene (115)

Carton 25, Folder 1

Reddin, Thomas (115)

Carton 25, Folder 2

Royball, Edward (115)

Carton 25, Folder 3

Schrade, Paul (115)

Carton 25, Folder 4-5

Simon, Richard (115)

Carton 25, Folder 6

Slaff, George (also Monroe Cray and Wirin) (115)

Carton 25, Folder 7

Slaughter, Winston (115)

Carton 25, Folder 8

Taylor, Christopher (115)

Carton 25, Folder 9

Ward, Paul (also Nelson and part of Brown, Ed.) (115)

Carton 25, Folder 10

Warren, Edward (115)

Carton 25, Folder 11

Welch, Sue (115)

Carton 25, Folder 12

Williams, Annabelle (115)

Carton 25, Folder 13

Wing, Philip (115)

Carton 25, Folder 14

Younger, Evelle (115)

 

Subseries 3.14:  Transcripts, Miscellany (116)

Physical Description: Carton 25, folder 15-21
 

Subseries 3.15:  Complaints, Miscellaneous (117)

Physical Description: Carton 25, folder 22
 

Subseries 3.16:  Commission Report (Requests for and Copies of) (118)

Physical Description: Carton 25, folder 22-24; carton 26, folder 1-12
Carton 25, Folder 22

Requests for copies of report (118)

Carton 25, Folder 23, Carton 26, Folder 1

Copies of various editions of the report (118)

Carton 26, Folder 2-4

Report appendix: Chronology (118)

Carton 26, Folder 5-12

Copies of selected interviews (118)

 

Subseries 3.17:  Requests to Appear Before the Commission (119)

Physical Description: Carton 26, folder 13
 

Subseries 3.18:  Consultants Reports

Physical Description: Carton 26, folder 14-21; carton 27, folder 1-14
Carton 26, Folder 14

Abrams, M.; California Highway Patrol Jurisdiction and Authority, Disciplinary Practice and Related Matters

Carton 26, Folder 15

Adler, James N.; Coroners Inquest and the Los Angeles Riots

Carton 26, Folder 16

Bollens, John; Some Aspectes of Government and Political Organization

Carton 26, Folder 17

Boskin, Joseph; A History of Race Riots in Urban Areas, 1917-1964

Carton 26, Folder 18

Bullock, Paul; Employment and Training

Carton 26, Folder 19

Case, Fred; Housing in the Los Angeles Riot Area

Carton 26, Folder 20

Carney, Frances; An Analysis of Voter Registration for Selected Areas of Central and South-Central Los Angeles from 1960-1965

Carton 26, Folder 21

Chapman, John; Epidemiological Analysis of the South Central Los Angeles Area

Carton 26, Folder 22

DePrano, Michael and Jeffrey Nugent; Economic Aspects of the Los Angeles Riots and Proposed Solutions

Carton 27, Folder 1

Edmundson, Betty; Results of Arrestee Interviews

Carton 27, Folder 2

Feldman, Frances; Public Welfare: Dependency, Despair -- and Opportunity

Carton 27, Folder 3

Fogel, Walter; The Employment Problems of Los Angeles Minority Groups

Carton 27, Folder 4

Feuers, Mike and Win Sternlicht; Summary of Recent Interactions with Watts Residents

Carton 27, Folder 5

Greenburg, Maxwell; Memorandum of the Law Regarding De Facto Segregation

Carton 27, Folder 6

Lloyd, Kent; Public Administration of Human Resource Agencies

Carton 27, Folder 7-9

Martyn, Kenneth; Report on Education

Carton 27, Folder 10

Ransford, Edward; Attitudes and Other Characteristics of Negroes in Watts, South Central, and Crenshaw Areas of Los Angeles

Carton 27, Folder 11

Reeder, Leo; Maternal Health Report

Carton 27, Folder 12

Roemer, Milton; Health Services in the Los Angeles Riot Area

Carton 27, Folder 13

Solomon, Harold; Justifiable Homicide: A Legal Memorandum

Carton 27, Folder 14

Steinman, Henry; Constitutionality of Exclusion of Press From Riot or Disaster Areas

 

Subseries 3.19:  Staff Papers

Physical Description: Carton 27, folder 15-31
Carton 27, Folder 15

Chronology report

Carton 27, Folder 16

Citizen complaints of police misconduct: some preliminary thoughts on the process of adjudication

Carton 27, Folder 17

The curfew area resident as a consumer

Carton 27, Folder 18

Education

Carton 27, Folder 19

Employment -- unemployment and poverty

Carton 27, Folder 20

Health

Carton 27, Folder 21

Housing

Carton 27, Folder 22

Human Relations Commission

Carton 27, Folder 23

Labor unions

Carton 27, Folder 24

Law enforcement

Carton 27, Folder 25

Leadership

Carton 27, Folder 26

News media

Carton 27, Folder 27

Physical aspects of the curfew area

Carton 27, Folder 28

Rioters and/or looters who met their death from gunfire during the Los Angeles Riot

Carton 27, Folder 29

War on Poverty

Carton 27, Folder 30

Welfare

Carton 27, Folder 31

Youth Opportunities Board: 1964 demographic survey

 

Subseries 3.20:  Chief Counsel and Miscellaneous Administrative Files

Physical Description: Carton 28; box 4
Carton 28, Folder 1-13

General files of the Chief Counsel to the Commission

Carton 28, Folder 14-19

Chronological file of the Chief Counsel to the Commission

Carton 28, Folder 20

Copies of the Governor's message to the Commission

Carton 28, Folder 21

Transcript of Governor's press conference on the Commission (August 24, 1965)

Carton 28, Folder 12-24

Record of calls and visits to the Commission's Beach Street office

Carton 28, Folder 25

Beach Street office index card file of contacts

Carton 28, Folder 26

Commission schedule

Carton 28, Folder 27

Officer M. B. Hannon testimony with Board of Rights

Box 4, Folder 1-2

Veteran's Club raid documents and photographs

Box 4, Folder 3-5

Muslim Temple raid documents and photographs

Box 4, Folder 6-7

Supporting materials for deposition of Colonel Robert L. Quick

Box 4, Folder 8-9

Miscellaneous unfiled material