California. Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots. Transcripts, Depositions, Consultants Reports; and Selected Documents. California. Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots. Los Angeles: 1965.
5 reels. 35 mm.
On August 24, 1965 California Governor Edmund Brown appointed a commission to investigate the causes of the Los Angeles Riots and to make recommendations to prevent future outbreaks. The commission gathered testimony from " administrators, law enforcement officers, [state, county and city officials], representatives of business labor, and residents of the area where the riots occurred." This testimony is reproduced here.
Reel 1. v.1: Table of Contents. Selected Document List (bibliography of works about minorities and riots, especially in California).
v.3- Transcripts and Depositions, listed 5: alphabetically by the person making the deposition.
Reel 2. v.6- Transcripts and Depositions, con't.
Reel 3. v.9- Transcripts and Depositions, con't.
Reel 4 v.12 Transcripts and Depositions, con't.
v. 15: Selected interviews and other documents of the Governor's Commission, listed alphabetically by person or organization.
Reel 5 v.16: Selected Documents con't.
v. 17: Reports of consultants to the
v.18: Governor's Commission, listed alphabetically.
Reel 1 has a table of contents. The library also has a printed copy of the report of the Governor's Commission (California. Governor's Commission on the Los Angeles Riots, Violence in the City-An End or a Beginning. Los Angeles: 1965). This includes the names of the consultants to the Commission and a "List of Sworn Witnesses and Other Witnesses."
Afro-Americans-- California-- Los Angeles-- Watts Riot, Los Angeles, California. 1965