The collection comprises records from the Metropolitan Los Angeles Conference on Employment Problems of the Negro held in
Los Angeles, California in 1940. The bulk of the material was produced by the conference's Findings Committee, including
a conference event program, annotated conference transcripts, committee meeting notes, findings, recommendations, and an unpublished
The Metropolitan Los Angeles Conference on Employment Problems of the Negro was sponsored by the California Department of
Employment and cooperating agencies. It met on December 2, 1940 at the University of Southern California under the direction
of Lieutenant Lawrence A. Oxley. It was one of at least fifteen conferences held around the nation with the goal of improving
the welfare and employment opportunities of African Americans. Conference participants included representatives from the
Social Security Board and the California Department of Employment.
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Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
The collection is open for research.