Oral Histories

Interview of Burton Kenneth Goodman

UCLA Student Leaders: Burton Kenneth Goodman
UCLA Student Leaders of the 1920s and '30s
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Treleven, Dale E.
Goodman, Burton Kenneth
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).
Childhood in Ohio; moving to California; choosing University of California, Southern Branch, over other institutions; notable students and professors; minority students on campus; campus traditions; student elections; debate and speech; involvement in track; Hell's Bells; drinking and smoking; impact of the Depression; rivalry between UCLA and University of Southern California; law school; law career; working for the Office of Price Administration during World War II.