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Earl Warren era project

Repository: University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office

Collection Description (CRHP): Some interviewees discuss the civil rights movement, race relations, the NAACP and African Americans in California.

Collection Description (Extant): The Earl Warren Era Project (recorded 1969-1979) documents the executive branch, the legislature, criminal justice and political campaigns during the Warren Era in California. Focusing on the years 1925-1953, the interviews also provide a record of the life of Earl Warren and yield new information on the changes wrought in California by successive Depression, war, and postwar boom.

Access Copy Note: Some transcripts are available online at the University of California's Calisphere at http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/

These interviews are also held at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the New York Public Library.

Date(s): 1969-1979

Digital Status: Partial

Language: English

Interviewees: A. Wayne Amerson, C. L. Dellums, Tarea Hall Pittman, Robert B. Powers, William Byron Rumford

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

California--Politics and government
California--Race relations
Civil rights movements--California
Judges
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
United States. Supreme Court

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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