Oral Histories

Interview of L. Porter Hendricks

UCLA Student Leaders: L. Porter Hendricks
UCLA Student Leaders of the 1920s and '30s
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Treleven, Dale E.
Hendricks, L. Porter
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).
Moving from family to family after being orphaned; decision to enroll at UCLA; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; fraternity policies regarding race; student sexual mores; Greeks versus "non-orgs"; campus traditions; Reserve Officers Training Corps; campus radicalism and UCLA's reputation; identifying alleged communist students for Professor Frederick P. Woellner; the Daily Bruin; student election campaigns; making membership in Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA) compulsory for Greeks; revisions to ASUCLA constitution; the Board of Control; the Welfare Board; Thomas P. Cunningham; William C. Ackerman; Dean E. McHenry; Ernest Carroll Moore; Robert Gordon Sproul; Charles E. Young; UCLA Alumni Association; Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company; founding own insurance agency.