Oral history interviews related primarily to the history of Southern California and the Los Angeles metropolitan region.
Major subject areas include the histories of communities of color, social movements, politics and government, visual arts,
jazz, books and fine printing, water resources, and UCLA history.
The program's collections total more than 1,100 interviews.
32 selected online items available.
All transcripts and recordings published by the Center are protected under the copyright law of the United States (Title 17,
United States Code). These interviews are being made available for private study, scholarship, and research purposes only,
and no part of any transcript or audio may be reproduced, disseminated, or quoted for publication without the written permission
of the head of UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interview transcripts and recordings not available through this Web site can be accessed in person at UCLA's Charles E. Young
Research Library Department of Special Collections. Transcripts, but no recordings, of interviews conducted before 2006 are
also available in the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley.