Interviews conducted by the UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research document the history of Southern California and the Los Angeles metropolitan region.

Services Provided

Interview transcripts and recordings may be accessed via the website and UCLA Library Special Collections. Campus and community workshops offer instruction on oral history methodology and practice.

Who We Serve

UCLA students, faculty and staff, along with researchers and historians locally and nationwide.

Mission and Goals

The Center strives to document the history of Southern California through interviews in topics such as politics and government, fine arts, African American and other ethnic communities, social movements and the University of California.