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Guide to the John Walton Caughey School Integration Collection, 1962-1980
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Description
A professor of History at UCLA, John Walton Caughey wrote extensively on the history of California and the United States. He was a representative on the State Superintendent's "Committee of Sociologists," an advisory committee on school segregation at UCLA, and worked with the ACLU on the Crawford school desegregation case. The Caughey Collection includes biographical data, legal briefs, plans and reports related to integration of Los Angeles public schools, and more specifically with the Mary Ellen Crawford vs. Los Angeles Board of Education desegregation case.
Background
John Walton Caughey was born in Wichita, Kansas in 1902. He graduated from high school in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1918, received a B.A. from the University of Texas, an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of California in 1928.
Extent
1.00 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.