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Regional History Collection, University of Southern California
Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library, Room 209
Los Angeles, California 90089-0182
Phone: (213) 740-5900
Fax: (213) 740-2343
Email: specol@usc.edu
Collections with online items: 7
Physical collections: 150
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Briggs (Benjamin Bennett, M.D.) family papers

Dr. Benjamin Bennett Briggs was a horticulturist and medical doctor who originally came to California from Ohio during the Gold Rush but returned to Ohio where he married and established a medical practice. He later returned to California to continue...

 
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Hunter (Allan A.) papers

Mt. Hollywood Congregational Church, founded in 1905, is located in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles. Its longest-serving pastor, Allan A. Hunter, led the congregation from 1926 until his retirement in 1963, but stayed actively involved until his death...

 
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Los Angeles Webster Commission records

On April 29, 1992, the city of Los Angeles erupted into riots after four LAPD officers accused of beating motorist Rodney King were acquitted of all criminal charges. The effects were catastrophic; in total, the chaos persisted for six days...

 
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Mosk (Richard M.) Christopher Commission records

Chaired by attorney Warren Christopher, the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department was formed in the wake of the 1991 videotaped beating of Rodney King by several LAPD officers. The collection consists of files kept by Richard M....

 
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Price (Kendall O.) Los Angeles Riots records

Kendall O. Price, a faculty member of the School of Public Administration at USC in the 1960s, organized with his colleagues a non-profit corporation called Public Executive Development and Research (PEDR) and worked closely with the School of Public Administration....

 
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Shidler (Wally G.) collection of Southern California ephemera

The Wally G. Shidler collection of Southern California ephemera consists of pamphlets, maps, postcards, theater programs, city directories, electric railway time tables, and transit passes from the Los Angeles City, County, and adjacent areas collected by former motion picture engineer,...

 
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Watts Riots records

Final report (1965) of the Governor's Commission on the Watts Riots.