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Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 : oral history transcript : and related material, 1969-1971 /
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Title:

Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 : oral history transcript: and related material, 1969-1971

Creator/Contributor:

Powers, Robert B., 1900-1976, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Kenny, Robert W. (Robert Walker), 1901-1976, writer of introduction.

Creator/Contributor:

Lomax, Almena.

Creator/Contributor:

Fry, Amelia R., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on his investigation, as police chief of Bakersfield, of the murder of Earl Warren's father; his service, under Attorney General Robert W. Kenny and Governor Warren, on the Law Enforcement Advisory Committee and as coordinator of law agencies and race relations; the return of the Japanese Americans from concentration camps in 1944; his role in the Oakland police inquiry, 1950. Photographs and copies of relevant documents inserted. Appended: photocopies of the following - article and memorandum by Almena Lomax re Warren; Powers and Kenny correspondence and memoranda re the FBI and J. Edgar Hoover; articles by Powers; clippings re Oakland Police Department investigation; transcript of Powers' tape-recorded interview with Betty Toomes re a 1949 school integration incident in Arizona; clippings and a letter re a racial incident involving the police in Bakersfield, 1969.
With this: photocopy of Power's history of the Bakersfield Police Department; printed copy of A Guide to Race Relations for Police Officers; typed carbon of Powers' movie script, Race Relations.

Date:

1969 (issued)

Subject:

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Police -- California
Law enforcement -- California
Race discrimination -- California
Race discrimination -- Arizona
Japanese -- California
African Americans -- California
Lois -- Application -- Californie
Discrimination raciale -- Californie
Discrimination raciale -- Arizona
Japonais -- Californie
Noirs américains -- Californie
Death
African Americans
Japanese
Law enforcement
Police
Politics and government
Race discrimination
California -- Politics and government
Californie -- Politique et gouvernement
Arizona
California
Bakersfield (Calif.). -- Police Department.
Oakland (Calif.). -- Police Department.
United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation.
√Čtats-Unis. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Oakland (Calif.). -- Police Department.
United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Powers, Robert B -- 1900-1976 -- Interviews
Warren, Earl -- 1891-1974
Kenny, Robert W. (Robert Walker) -- 1901-1976
Warren, Erik Methias Halvorsen -- 1864-1938 -- Death
Powers, Robert B -- 1900-1976
Kenny, Robert W. (Robert Walker) -- 1901-1976
Warren, Earl -- 1891-1974
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Robert B. Powers ; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry in 1969, Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1971.
Introduction by Robert W. Kenny.
Phonotapes also available.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Also available online.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

biography
oral histories (literary works)
Oral histories.
Interviews.
Oral histories.
Histoires orales.

Physical Description:

print
2 volumes ([34], 180 leaves) ; 28 cm + related material

Language:

English

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 : oral history transcript / 1969-1971 : Powers, Robert B., 1900- : (OCoLC)1085936176