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Saul Halpert Papers, 1960-2000
MSS 032  
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Description
Collection consists of the files, papers, and kinescopes of Saul Halpert, working journalist in the Los Angeles area from 1946 to 1999. Topics covered range from local to international politics, with a significant project on Los Angeles school integration.
Background
Saul Halpert was born in Albany New York on September 22, 1922. He attended the local school until 1938. After his mother's death he came with his father to Los Angeles, and the family settled in the Temple Street district, which at that time was a largely Jewish neighborhood. Halpert attended Belmont High School and graduated in 1940. He then enrolled in Los Angeles City College on Vermont Avenue for two years and earned an AA degree in 1942.
Extent
3 legal boxes, 1 half-legal box, 3 letter boxes, and 3 film canisters

3+ linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research. Researchers may make single copies of any portion of the collection, but publication from the collection will be allowed only with the express written permission of the Library's director. It is not necessary to obtain written permission to quote from a collection. When the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research gives permission for publication, it is as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
The collection is available for research only at the Library's facility in Los Angeles. The Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Researchers are encouraged to call or email the Library indicating the nature of their research query prior to making a visit.