California State University, Los Angeles, John F. Kennedy Memorial Library

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Cal State LA Special Collections & Archives supports the discovery, learning and engagement goals of the University by identifying, acquiring, preserving, and providing access to primary research materials of enduring value in support of the academic mission of the university, the educational and research needs of the Cal State LA academic community, scholars, and the research community at large. As a repository situated in East Los Angeles, and at the heart of several diasporic, immigrant communities, Special Collections & Archives moreover aims to capture the diverse lives and historical narratives reflected in our heavily first-generation student body, and the major contributions their communities have made to the dynamic cultures of Southern California.

The California State University, Los Angeles, John F. Kennedy Memorial Library’s digital collection at California Revealed consists of audio recordings of Los Angeles poetry readings drawn from the personal collection of the poet Mel Weisburd, who during the 1950s was the editor of the influential journal of California poetry, Coastlines.

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California State University, Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, CA 90032
United States