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Author Olmo, Frank del, 1948-2004.
Title Frank Del Olmo collection.

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Description 78.67 linear feet.
Access The collection is open for research use.
Summary Collection documents the career of columnist and editor Frank del Olmo through his writing, research, and working files. Materials cover the bulk of his career with the Los Angeles Times, from 1970-2004, and document such topics as the Chicano Student Youth Movement and Chicano Moratorium, Discrimination, Drugs and Gang Activity, the Incorporation of East Los Angeles, Education, Human Rights Violations, Illegal Aliens, Immigration Policies, Latinos in American Politics, Mexican Americans/Latinos of Los Angeles, Minorities in the Press, Police Brutality, United Farm Workers Movement, and U.S.-Mexico/Latin American Relations.
Note Frank del Olmo (1948-2004) was a journalist, editorial columnist, and editor for the Los Angeles Times specializing in Latin American affairs and local Latino community concerns. del Olmo's career with the Times would span 34 years. During that time he went from intern to assistant editor and served as director of the Times-Mirror Foundation. His career also included a Distinguished Achievement in Writing "Emmy" for the KNBC-TV documentary, "The Unwanted," in 1976, a Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Meritorious Public Service for the 27 article series "Southern California's Latino Community" in 1984, and a 1987 Nieman Fellowship for excellence in journalism. He was a founding member of the California Chicano News Media Assocaition and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and served on the board of directors for the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Gift; Frank Del Olmo; 20 January 1995, May 1997 (addition); 95-01.
Subject Olmo, Frank del, 1948-2004.
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993.
United States. President (1969-1974 : Nixon)
Salazar, Ruben, 1928-1970.
Mexican Americans -- California -- Los Angeles.
Drug traffic -- Mexico.
Drug traffic -- Latin America.
Mexican American youth -- California -- Los Angeles.
Human rights -- El Salvador.
Human rights -- Guatemala.
United States. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
East Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History.
Illegal aliens -- California.
United States -- Relations -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Relations -- United States.
Related Names United States. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Raza Unida Party (Calif.)
Los Angeles Times (Firm)
United Farm Workers.
OCLC number 38763338