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Los Angeles History and Culture in Library Special Collections

Resources and Search Strategies

UCLA Library Special Collections’ holdings include the papers of many organizations involved in social change, as well as the papers of a number of individual activists.

Finding aids for collections related to social movements can be found in the Online Archive of California. Abstracts of oral histories, and often transcripts and audio recordings as well, are located on the Center for Oral History Research’s website under Social Movements.

Chicano Movement

Civil Liberties

Environmental Movement

Labor