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A timeline of the involvement of the Lieutenant Governor Anderson's calling of the National Guard to the "Watts Riots." Commentary is provided by Anderson.

A letter addressed to supporters of the Greater Watts Center for Independent Living asking for donations to support their continued work in Watts

A printed sermon regarding not only police brutality but the brutality of the systems of local, state and federal governments suppressing peoples. There is a request for support for the Watts and South Los Angeles black community through donation of…

An informational "open letter to an American Community" which counsels Anglo citizens on ways to react to new trends in migration, particularly more 'visible' minorities moving into their neighborhoods.

A document providing information on the proposed housing initiative and the human rights commission in Los Angeles, California.

A document discussing the program structure, admission requirements, and changes in legislation that have allowed for the creation of child care center programs, later rebranded as Children's Centers, which provide supervision and instruction for the…

A legal document which appeals discrimination in housing.

A newspaper clipping that discusses a summer camp pilot project that would take children from Watts to Camp Roberts while the National Guard's 40t Division is simultaneously training there.

A letter that pleads to its recipients the case of Philip Bentley Brooks, who, according to the letter "is being scapegoated to provide a Negro 'murderer' whose alleged killing of a white man might seem to justify the large-scale killing of Negroes…

A press release regarding the defense of Philip Bentley Brooks who was accused of murdering a deputy sheriff during the "Watts Uprising". The document provides case details, comments from his attorney, Kenneth Thomas, and requests for funding from…
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