This series includes full-life histories of a number of prominent Korean Americans who represent their community’s tremendous expansion during the period after federal anti-Asian immigration laws were repealed in 1965. The series focuses on the remarkable growth of the Korean American community i...
Head of the law firm Lim, Ruger, & Kim, John S.C. Lim. Co-founder of the first Korean American law firm in Los Angeles.
The Suburban Chinatown series focuses on political and business leaders in the San Gabriel Valley who came to the U.S. in the post-1965 wave of Asian immigration after the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 abolished the quota system based on national origins. The series was undertaken as a ...
Immigrant from Taiwan. Orthopedic surgeon and city council member and mayor of San Marino, California.
Interviewees in this series were actively involved in American Indian studies from the late sixties to the present time. The series is designed to document the development of American Indian studies, the American Indian Studies Center, and the American Indian Studies Interdepartmental Program at ...
UCLA professor of English involved with the UCLA American Indian Studies Center.
The series documents affordable housing activism in the Los Angeles area with particular attention to the work of community development corporations. Additional interviews document the work of social justice activists whose work concerns both the low income housing crisis in the city as well as ...
Executive director of the Community Corporation of Santa Monica and treasurer of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles. UCLA lecturer in the Department of Urban Planning.
The series documents environmental activism in the Los Angeles area from the 1970s through to the present day. The majority of interviews are with either founders or knowledgeable participants in major regional environmental organizations. Represented groups embody a wide range of issues, includi...
Early member of the Friends of the Los Angeles River and author of Down by the Los Angeles River, a guide to river walks. Member of Bus Rider’s Union; advocate for bike lanes; resident of Los Angeles Eco-Village.
Interviews in this series, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, document the research of "outstanding scientists from quality institutions" chosen by the Pew Scholars Program to receive four-year stipends.
This series was conducted and funded by Gold Shield Alumnae of UCLA. Its interviews with business owners, members of the Westwood community, and early UCLA campus leaders tell the story of UCLA’s move to Westwood in 1929 and describe the early history of Westwood Village.