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Upton Sinclair oral history
Toyoshima, Joe
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California Historical Society
California Revealed from California Historical Society
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Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Upton Sinclair Estate. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Upton Sinclair Estate. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials, and all digital representations of these original materials, must be submitted in writing to the Upton Sinclair Estate, c/o McIntosh and Otis, Inc., 353 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1500, New York, NY 10016. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the Upton Sinclair Estate. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Sound recording of Joe Toyoshima's 1966 interview with Upton Sinclair in his Monrovia home documenting Sinclair's literary and political career, mostly in Southern California. Notable topics include: Sinclair's role in the Liberty Hill strike in San Pedro and the formation of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California; the End Poverty in California (EPIC) plan and Sinclair's 1934 campaign for governor; the cooperative movement in California; the motion picture industry and Sinclair's relationships with studios, filmmakers, and actors, including Sergei Eisenstein and Charlie Chaplin; and the Los Angeles newspaper and literary worlds.
Audio cassette
Oral histories
2 Tapes of 2
chi_000016_t1; chi_000016_t2
Strikes and lockouts--California--San Pedro
Political campaigns--California
Motion picture industry--California--Los Angeles
Journalism--California--Los Angeles
End Poverty League
American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
California Historical Society
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