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Guide to the Records of the Metropolitan Los Angeles Conference on Employment Problems of the Negro
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Description
The collection comprises records from the Metropolitan Los Angeles Conference on Employment Problems of the Negro held in Los Angeles, California in 1940. The bulk of the material was produced by the conference's Findings Committee, including a conference event program, annotated conference transcripts, committee meeting notes, findings, recommendations, and an unpublished report.
Background
The Metropolitan Los Angeles Conference on Employment Problems of the Negro was sponsored by the California Department of Employment and cooperating agencies. It met on December 2, 1940 at the University of Southern California under the direction of Lieutenant Lawrence A. Oxley. It was one of at least fifteen conferences held around the nation with the goal of improving the welfare and employment opportunities of African Americans. Conference participants included representatives from the Social Security Board and the California Department of Employment.
Extent
0.1 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.