Oral Histories

Interview of Halvor Miller, Jr.

Lawyer. Nephew of noted Los Angeles African American lawyer Loren Miller.
Interviews not in a series, part two
African American History
Biographical Note:
Lawyer. Nephew of noted Los Angeles African American lawyer Loren Miller.
Jefferson, Alison R.
Miller, Halvor, Jr.
Persons Present:
Miller, Jefferson, and Robyn Charles (videographer). Robyn Charles was not present at the interview on September 14.
Place Conducted:
Office of Halvor Miller in Los Angeles, California.
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 Alison R. Jefferson; Historic Preservation Consultant; B.A., Pomona College, 1980; Master of Historic Preservation, University of Southern California, 2007.Jefferson prepared for the interviewer by holding a telephone pre-interview conversation with Halvor T. Miller to obtain written background information and agreed on an interviewing schedule. She also reviewed Christopher Jimenez y West’s dissertation More Than My Color: Race, Space & Politics in Black Los Angeles, 1940-1968 and articles in the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Sentinel newspapers.
Processing of Interview:
The transcript is a verbatim transcription of the recording. It was transcribed by a professional transcribing agency using a list of proper names and specialized terminology supplied by the interviewer. Miller was then given an opportunity to review the transcript and his corrections and additions were entered into the text without further editing or review on the part of the Center for Oral History Research staff.
7 hrs
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