The Los Angeles Watts Riot took place
in August, 1965. The collection is comprised predominantly of newspaper clippings from the
Los Angeles Times,
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner,
Los Angeles Herald-Dispatch,
Los Angeles Sentinel and several smaller local papers. The
Los Angeles Watts Riots Collection also includes magazine
articles, studies, reports and newspaper clippings covering the aftermath of riot and
related civil disorders and racial issues of the period.
Dr. Farley Sheldon was a professor of Sociology at California State University,
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The collection is open for research use.