Oral Histories

Interview of David W. Ridgway

UCLA Student Leaders: David W. Ridgway
UCLA Student Leaders of the 1920s and '30s
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Gist, David P.
Ridgway, David W.
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).
Decision to attend University of California, Southern Branch; cofounding Delta Mu Phi chapter; fraternities and minorities; hazing; Hell's Bells; duties as a student government officer; Welfare Board activities; establishing campus traditions; rivalry with University of California, Berkeley; the Finance Board; Thanic Shield; Scimitar and Key; Alpha Kappa Psi; Edward A. Dickson; Ernest Carroll Moore; attends Harvard Business School; working in the motion picture industry; working for the War Production Board during World War II; making educational films at Berkeley.