The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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.
Digital Status: Partial
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
California--Politics and government
Civil rights movements--California
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
United States. Supreme Court