Oral Histories

Interview of Curtis L. Mick

UCLA Student Leaders: Curtis L. Mick
UCLA Student Leaders of the 1920s and '30s
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Gist, David P.
Mick, Curtis L.
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; decision to attend University of California, Southern Branch; involvement with yearbook, Southern Campus; handling bids and other yearbook responsibilities; joining Sigma Zeta fraternity; Frosh-Soph Brawl; hazing; the board of control; student boxing matches; election to student body council; campus bookstore and Camp-bell's Book Store; Hi-Jinx; transfers to Columbia University in junior year; academic climate at Columbia; aborted football career; fraternity and sorority activities; fraternities, race, and religion; majoring in business; selling advertisements for Southern Campus; Thanic Shield; Ernest Carroll Moore; the "Press Club Vodevil"; Hell's Bells; competition between Berkeley and Southern Branch campuses; career in motion picture industry.