The Resource Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 : : and related material, Robert B. Powers; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry in 1969. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1971

Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 : : and related material, Robert B. Powers; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry in 1969. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1971

Label
Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 : : and related material, 1969-1971
Title
Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 :
Title remainder
and related material
Statement of responsibility
Robert B. Powers; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry in 1969. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1971
Inclusive dates
1969-1971
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Comments on his investigation, as police chief of Bakersfield, of the murder of Earl Warren's father; his service, under Attorney General Robert W. Kenny and Governor Warren, on the Law Enforcement Advisory Committee and as coordinator of law agencies and race relations; the return of the Japanese Americans from concentration camps in 1944; his role in the Oakland police inquiry, 1950. Photographs and copies of relevant documents inserted. Appended: photocopies of the following - article and memorandum by Almena Lomax re Warren; Powers and Kenny correspondence and memoranda re the FBI and J. Edgar Hoover; articles by Powers; clippings re Oakland Police Department investigation; transcript of Powers' tape-recorded interview with Betty Toomes re a 1949 school integration incident in Arizona; clippings and a letter re a racial incident involving the police in Bakersfield, 1969
  • With this: photocopy of Power's history of the Bakersfield Police Department; printed copy of A Guide to Race Relations for Police Officers; typed carbon of Powers' movie script, Race Relations
Cataloging source
CUY
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1900-
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Powers, Robert B.
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1901-
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  • Kenny, Robert Walker
  • Lomax, Almena
  • Bancroft Library
  • Earl Warren Oral History Project (Bancroft Library)
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  • Warren, Earl
  • Warren, Methias
  • Bakersfield (Calif.)
  • Oakland (Calif.)
  • United States
  • Police
  • Law enforcement
  • Race discrimination
  • Race discrimination
  • Japanese
  • African Americans
  • California
Label
Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 : : and related material, Robert B. Powers; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry in 1969. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1971
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
Introduction by Robert W. Kenny
Accompanying material
related material.)
Contents
Partial interview. Reel 1: track 1: 1052 ft., track 2: 1074 ft. Reel 2: track 1: 1062 ft., track 2: 1044 ft
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • [34], 180 leaves ;
  • 2 sound tape reels
Materials
  • Transcript :
  • Phonotapes :
Other physical details
analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ;
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
Law enforcement, race relations: 1930-1960 : : and related material, Robert B. Powers; tape recorded interview conducted by Amelia R. Fry in 1969. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1971
Link
Publication
Note
Introduction by Robert W. Kenny
Accompanying material
related material.)
Contents
Partial interview. Reel 1: track 1: 1052 ft., track 2: 1074 ft. Reel 2: track 1: 1062 ft., track 2: 1044 ft
Extent
  • 1 online resource (
  • [34], 180 leaves ;
  • 2 sound tape reels
Materials
  • Transcript :
  • Phonotapes :
Other physical details
analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ;
Specific material designation
remote
Terms governing use
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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