Oral Histories

Interview of Douglas A. Martin

Co-founder and executive director of the Westside Center for Independent Living and disability services coordinator for the city of Culver City. Special assistant to the chancellor and ADA/504 compliance officer at UCLA.
On a Roll: A Participant's View of Disability Rights at UCLA
Social Movements
UCLA and University of California History
Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement
UCLA Administration
Bayles-Yeager, Danni
Martin, Douglas A.
Persons Present:
Martin and Bayles-Yeager.
Place Conducted:
Martin's office, UCLA.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Danni Bayles-Yeager, UCLA Oral History Program; B.A., drama and dance, California State University, Chico, 1974; M.A., theater arts, California State University, Chico, 1980; M.L.I.S., UCLA, 1998. Bayles-Yeager prepared for the interview by reviewing materials in the UCLA Chancellor's Communication Service and the UCLA University Archives, as well as books and journals dealing with disability issues.
Processing of Interview:
Gail Ostergren, editorial assistant, edited the interview. She checked the verbatim transcript against the original tape recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Words and phrases inserted by the editor have been bracketed. Martin reviewed the transcript. He verified proper names and made minor corrections and additions. Jane Collings, senior editor, prepared the table of contents. Ostergren assembled the biographical summary, interview history, and index.
8.2 hrs.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.