Oral Histories

Interview of John B. Jackson (1990)

UCLA Student Leaders: John B. Jackson
UCLA Student Leaders of the 1920s and '30s
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Gist, David P.
Jackson, John B.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
Interviews in this series document the experiences and activities of student leaders at UCLA beginning in 1919, when the institution was named University of California, Southern Branch, and moving forward into the 1930s. This series was funded in part by Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA).
High school education; athletics at the University of California, Southern Branch; athletic rivalry between Berkeley and Southern Branch campuses; academics at Southern Branch; Charles H. Rieber; Llewellyn M. K. Boelter; writing for the Daily Bruin and The Claw; student government activities; Westwood campus bond initiatives; shortcomings of the Vermont Avenue campus; choosing the Westwood site; Reserve Officers Training Corps; Frosh-Soph Brawl; hazing; junior-senior football game; the "Press Club Vodevil"; joining Phi Delta Theta fraternity; student life during the "Roaring Twenties"; the UCLA yearbook, Southern Campus; Hell's Bells; Pi Delta Epsilon honorary fraternity; political conflicts between Daily Bruin staff and the Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA); student body presidents; ASUCLA income sources and fund-raising events; Thanic Shield; Blue Shield; Clarence A. Dykstra.