Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 3 of 3

Carolee Gardner Trefts Pasadena School Board Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-013
Overview This collection is comprised of various research items compiled by Carolee Gardner Trefts, including her own writings. It mainly documents the history of the Pasadena, California School Board's controversy regarding desegregation and busing effecting the minority students and the internal turmoil within the school board itself between members and school parents. The research also includes a manuscript by Harry Tyler from the 1950s and 1960s, which provides background information for some of the...
Dates: 1963-1979, 1981, 1983, 1999, 2004; Majority of material found within 1970-1979

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) Carolee Gardner Trefts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-001
Overview This collection is comprised of materials generated by Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) and collected by Carolee (Gardner) Trefts during her time spent working with the organization as an employee and later as author of a biography about the group's organizer, Ted Watkins. The Watts Labor Community Action Committee formed in 1965 prior to the Los Angeles (Watts) Riots of 1965 in an effort spearheaded by Ted Watkins, Sr. and supported by local labor unions, most notably, the...
Dates: 1947, 1964-1983, 1985-1988, 1990-1999, 2001-2003, 2005, 2007-2009, 2011, 2014-2015; Majority of material found within 1965-1999

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-047
Overview This collection is comprised of materials generated and collected by the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC). The Watts Labor Community Action Committee formed in 1965 prior to the Los Angeles (Watts) Riots of 1965 in an effort spearheaded by Ted Watkins, Sr. and supported by local labor unions, most notably the United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW). Their purpose was/is to create and provide programs and services that serve the needs of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-2009; 1923-2009