Los Angeles Riots
Location: Microfilm F 869 L8 C15 1965
Scope: " The Watts Riots, the most devastating racial disturbance in
the United States in decades, began with a minor incident on the evening of
August 11, 1965, in the Watts Section of Los Angeles. An eight-man commission,
appointed by Governor Brown and headed by John A. McCone, was established to
examine the racial problems and to recommend solutions. This collection
includes: transcripts; depositions; testimony; statements from administrators,
law enforcement officers, representatives of business and labour, local
residents, spokesmen for minorities, and social workers; consultants' reports;
and, selected documents dealing with the Watts Riots." (University
of Toronto Libraries)
How to search the collection:
The Pickler Memorial Library collection is missing V.1-5. The table of
contents and bibliographies are in V. 1.
v. 1. Table of contents. Selected document list. Violence in the city: an end
or a beginning? -- v. 2. Chronology --v. 3-14. Transcripts and depositions of
testimony -- v. 15-16. Selected interviews and other documents -- v. 17-18.
Reports of consultants.
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Time Period: 20th Century
Subject keywords: African American Studies
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