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Author Mont, Max, 1917-
Title Max Mont collection, 1941-1980 1952-1980.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.1    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.2    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.3    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.4    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.5    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.6    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.7    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.8    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.9    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  MM  no.10    IN LIBRARY

  
Description 9.59 linear ft.
Access The collection is open for research use.
Summary Community activist and Executive Director, Jewish Labor Committee for the West Coast.
The collection provides documentation on Mr. Mont's various personal and organizational activities in support of open housing for minorities and the poor, state civil rights legislation, integration of Los Angeles public schools, and the farm workers movement. The collection is composed primarily of subject files of Max Mont and the several organizations in which he served. The files contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, leaflets, pamphlets, position statements, legal briefs, documentary transcripts, rosters, budgets, and testimony, as well as administrative, publicity and legislative advocacy files.
Note Max Mont; Gift; 1982.
Max Mont was the West Coast Executive Director of the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC) which serves as a representative body for working persons from the Jewish community by promoting human rights and assisting organized labor in its relations within the community and with other minority groups. The Committee actively involves itself with numerous issues pertaining to civil rights legislation, union representation of workers, improved working conditions, and economic and social assistance to the poor and minorities. As a JLC officer, Max Mont made himself available to other allied organizations to serve in various capacities, such as professional organizer, coordinator, advisor, public relations director and spokesperson.
Subject Civil rights -- California -- Sources.
Agricultural laborers -- California.
Discrimination in housing -- California -- Los Angeles.
Mont, Max, 1917- -- Archives.
Jewish Labor Committee (U.S.) -- Archives.
Related Names Emergency Committee to Aid Farm Workers (Calif.)
California Committee for Fair Practices.
OCLC number 18205300