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Series 1:  Constituents Correspondence. 1971-2000

Physical Description: 40 archival document boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of favorable letters, faxes, and written records of phone messages from the constituents of Joel Wachs's Council District 2. These materials were filed in the "Good Letters" files in Joel Wachs office, with the date typed on the side of the correspondence to facilitate the filing of the letters chronologically. This series' holdings provide evidence on such issues as rent control, crime, taxation, and maintenance of the city infrastructure. Correspondents of note include Richard Riordan, Sheila Kuehl, Sugar Ray Robinson, Tom Bradley, Duke Comegys, Daryl Gates, Ed Davis, Shirley MacLaine, and Charlton Heston.
Two groups of letters came filed separately from the general constituent correspondence under the titles of "Wachs-Personal" and "Issues." Topics in the latter group include condominium conversion, a moratorium on high rise buildings, police, and water and power service. "Wachs-Personal"and "Issues" have received separate sub-series: Subseries A: Issues (2 boxes); and Subseries B: Wachs-Personal (2 boxes).
 

Series 1. Constituent Correspondence. Subseries A:  Main Constituent Correspondence. 1971-2000

Subseries size: 2 archival document boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of favorable letters, faxes, and written records of phone messages from the constituents of Joel Wachs's Council District 2. These materials were filed in the "Good Letters" files in Joel Wachs office, with the date typed on the side of the correspondence to facilitate the filing of the letters chronologically. This series' holdings provide evidence on such issues as rent control, crime, taxation, and maintenance of the city infrastructure. Correspondents of note include Richard Riordan, Sheila Kuehl, Sugar Ray Robinson, Tom Bradley, Duke Comegys, Daryl Gates, Ed Davis, Shirley MacLaine, and Charlton Heston.
Box 1, Folder 1

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters 1971

Box 1, Folder 2-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters 1972

Box 1, Folder 4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters 1973

Box 2, Folder 1-2

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters 1973

Box 2, Folder 3-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1974

Box 2, Folder 5

"Thank you letters sent (71, 72 and 73)" 1971-1974

Box 3, Folder 1-2

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1974

Box 3, Folder 3-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters(January-June) 1975

Box 4, Folder 1

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1975

Box 4, Folder 2

"Thank you letters sent (1974-1975)" 1974-1975

Box 4, Folder 3

"Thank you letters sent (1976)" 1976

Box 4, Folder 4

"Thank you letters sent (1977)" 1977

Box 4, Folder 5-7

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters(January-June) 1978

Box 5, Folder 1

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1978

Box 5, Folder 2-5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1978

Box 6, Folder 1-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters(July-December) 1978

Box 7, Folder 1

Rent control, Christmas incoming and outgoing correspondence 1978

Box 7, Folder 2

Anonymous 1978

Box 7, Folder 3-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1979

Box 7, Folder 5-7

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1979

Box 8, Folder 1

"Thank you letters sent (1978-1979)" 1978-1979

Box 8, Folder 2-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1980

Box 9, Folder 1-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-August) 1980

Box 9, Folder 5-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1981

Box 10, Folder 1-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1981

Box 10, Folder 5

Christmas, holiday cards 1980-1981

Box 11, Folder 1

"Thank you letters sent 1980-1981" 1980-1981

Box 11, Folder 2-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1982

Box 11, Folder 5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1982

Box 12, Folder 1

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1982

Box 12, Folder 2

"Thank you letters sent 1982" 1982

Box 12, Folder 3-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1983

Box 12, Folder 5-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1983

Box 13, Folder 1

"Thank you letters sent 1983" 1983

Box 13, Folder 2-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1984

Box 13, Folder 4-7

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1984

Box 14, Folder 1

"Thank you letters sent 1984" 1984

Box 14, Folder 2-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1985

Box 14, Folder 5-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1985

Box 15, Folder 1

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1985

Box 15, Folder 2

"Thank you letters 1985" 1985

Box 15, Folder 3

"Newsletter requests" 1985

Box 15, Folder 4-5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1986

Box 15, Folder 6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1986

Box 16, Folder 1

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1896

Box 16, Folder 2

"Christmas Letters 1986" 1986

Box 16, Folder 3-5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1987

Box 17, Folder 1-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1987

Box 17, Folder 4

"Thank you letters sent 1986-1987" 1986-1987

Box 17, Folder 5

"Congratulations" (re re-election to city council) 1987

Box 18, Folder 1

"Christmas" (cards, letters re Christmas and New Years) 1987

Box 18, Folder 2-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1988

Box 18, Folder 4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1988

Box 19, Folder 1-2

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1988

Box 19, Folder 3-4

"Endowment" (Los Angeles Endowment for the Arts) 1988

Box 19, Folder 5-7

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1989

Box 20, Folder 1

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1989

Box 20, Folder 2-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1989

Box 20, Folder 5

"Thank you letters sent 1988-89" 1989

Box 21, Folder 1-2

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1990

Box 21, Folder 3-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1990

Box 21, Folder 5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1991

Box 22, Folder 1-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1991

Box 22, Folder 4-5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1991

Box 23, Folder 1-2

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1991

Box 23, Folder 3

"Thank you letters sent 1990-91" 1990-1991

Box 23, Folder 4-5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1992

Box 24, Folder 1-5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1992

Box 25, Folder 1-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1992

Box 25, Folder 4-6

"Mayoral" 1992

Box 26, Folder 1

Incoming and outgoing (copies) constituents and supporters correspondence (January-June) 1993

Box 26, Folder 2-7

Incoming and outgoing (copies) constituents and supporters correspondence (July-December) 1993

Box 27, Folder 1

"Thank you letters sent 92-93" 1992-1993

Box 27, Folder 2-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1994

Box 27, Folder 4-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1994

Box 28, Folder 1-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1995

Box 28, Folder 4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (December) 1995

Box 28, Folder 5-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1997

Box 29, Folder 1-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1997

Box 29, Folder 5-6

"Arena good letters 1997" 1997

Box 30, Folder 1

"Arena good letters 1997" 1997

Box 30, Folder 2

"Calendar good letters" 1997

Box 30, Folder 3-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1998

Box 31, Folder 1-7

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1998

Box 32, Folder 1-3

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 1999

Box 32, Folder 4-6

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 1999

Box 33, Folder 1-4

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (January-June) 2000

Box 33, Folder 5

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 2000

Box 34, Folder 1-2

Incoming and outgoing (copies) correspondence from constituents and supporters (July-December) 2000

 

Series 1. Constituent Correspondence. Subseries B:  Issues. 1971-2000

Subseries size: 2 archival document boxes

Scope and Content Note

Two groups of letters came filed separately from the general constituent correspondence (Subseries A) under the titles of "Wachs-Personal" and "Issues." Topics in the latter group include condominium conversion, a moratorium on high rise buildings, police, and water and power service. "Wachs-Personal" and "Issues" have received separate sub-series: Subseries B: Issues (2 boxes); and Subseries C: Wachs-Personal (2 boxes). This is Subseries B.
Box 1 , Folder 1

Outgoing and incoming personal and constituent correspondence (copies) Dec-79

Box 1 , Folder 2-9

Outgoing and incoming personal and constituent correspondence (copies) Jan.-Aug. 1980

Box 2 , Folder 1-4

Outgoing and incoming personal and constituent correspondence (copies) Sept.-Dec. 1980

Box 2 , Folder 5-16

Outgoing and incoming personal and constituent correspondence (copies) 1981

 

Series 1. Constituent Correspondence. Subseries C:  Wachs-Personal. 1969-1994

Subseries size: 2 archival document boxes

Scope and Content Note

Two groups of letters came filed separately from the general constituent correspondence (Subseries A) under the titles of "Wachs-Personal" and "Issues." Topics in the latter group include condominium conversion, a moratorium on high rise buildings, police, and water and power service. "Wachs-Personal" and "Issues" have received separate sub-series: Subseries B: Issues (2 boxes); and Subseries C: Wachs-Personal (2 boxes). This Subseries C.
Box 1, Folder 1-11

"Wachs-Personal" 1971-1981

Box 2, Folder 1-4

"Wachs-Personal" 1982-1983, 1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 5

Miscellaneous personal correspondence to Joel Wachs as City Councilman 1969-1994

 

Series 2:  City Council Races. 1969-1991

Physical Description: 22 archival document boxes, 1 oversize document box

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of the campaign materials from each of the eight city council election campaigns in which Joel Wachs participated. Materials include newspaper articles, election schedules, campaign disclosure reports (both of Wachs and his opponents), polls, internal memoranda, filing statements, campaign flyers and letters, lists of supporters, and instructions to campaign workers.
 

Series 2. City Council Races. Subseries A:  1971. 1971

Subseries size: 1 archival document box
Box 1, Folder 1

Campaign flyers, mailers, buttons 1971

Box 1, Folder 2

District maps, newspapers articles, rough draft of campaign poster, opponents letter re Laurel Canyon 1971

Box 1, Folder 3

Photograph of Joel Wachs campaign billboard, instructions to volunteers, campaign flyers, questionnaire, open letter to voter, district map 1971

Box 1, Folder 4

Campaign bumper stickers undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Lists of supporters 1971

Box 1, Folder 6

Wachs campaign flyers and mailers, press releases; opposition candidate materials; mailing slates 1971

Box 1, Folder 7

Wachs campaign photographs undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Statement of campaign contributions, flyer, handwritten list of contributors, handwritten tally of votes 1971

Box 1, Folder 9

Newspaper articles 1971

Box 1ov, Folder 1

Newspaper articles 1971

 

Series 2. City Council Races. Subseries B:  1975. 1971

Subseries size: 1 archival document box, i oversize document box
Box 1, Folder 1

Campaign flyers, mailers, buttons, precinct maps, endorsements, list of contributors 1975

Box 1, Folder 2

Newspaper articles 1975

 

Series 2. City Council Races. Subseries C:  1975. 1969-1971

Subseries size: 2 archival document boxes
Box 1 , Folder 1-2

Phone bank sheets, information sheets re phone lines, list of phone callers 1979

Box 1 , Folder 3

Letters, phone messages of congratulations 1979

Box 1 , Folder 4

Lists of persons displaying signs for campaign 1979

Box 1 , Folder 5

Lists of supporters, drafts of campaign newsletters, personal notes re activities, advertising rates 1979

Box 1 , Folder 6

Maps of locations of signs, lists of persons displaying signs 1979

Box 1 , Folder 7-8

Resource files 1979

Box 2 , Folder 1-2

Campaign mailers and brochures, endorsement letters, opposition campaign filing statements and materials, newspaper articles 1979

Box 2 , Folder 3-4

Campaign flyers, documents (photocopies) re legal case of Mort Allen, opposition candidate 1969-1979 (dates broken)

 

Series 2. City Council Races. Subseries D:  1975. 1983

Subseries size: 1 archival document box
Box 1 , Folder 1

Phone calling score sheets, newspaper advertising rates and terms, notes on campaign activities, list of poster locations (1 of 2) 1983

Box 1 , Folder 2

Endorsement letters, city press release re absentee voting, memorandum and information on opposition candidate, city election financial and intention to run forms (2 of 2) 1983

Box 1 , Folder 3-4

Phone calling score sheets, endorsement postcard, opposition candidates campaign material, including city election campaign forms, newspaper articles 1983

Box 1 , Folder 5

Designs for campaign brochures 1983

Box 1 , Folder 6

Official results of election, rough drafts of campaign mailers and brochures 1983

Box 1 , Folder 7

Newspaper articles 1983

 

Series 2. City Council Races. Subseries E:  1987. 1987

Subseries size: 1 archival document box
Box 1 , Folder 1

Campaign mailers, rough drafts re same, handwritten notes, flyers re campaign activities, newspaper articles 1987

Box 1 , Folder 2

Endorsement letters, precinct voting results, campaign mailers, newspaper articles, campaign mailers, opposition press releases and campaign statements 1987

Box 1 , Folder 3

Post election flyers and invitation to barbeque undated

Box 1 , Folder 4

Newspaper articles 1987

 

Series 2. City Council Races. Subseries F:  1991. 1991

Subseries size: 1 archival document box
Box 1, Folder 1

Los Angeles Protective League (LAPL) and United Paramedics of Los Angeles, Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters endorsement letters; donation letter of Los Angeles Police Command Officers Association 1991

Box 1, Folder 2

Notes re campaign activities, memoranda re volunteers and telephone surveys, descriptions of campaign consultants 1991

Box 1, Folder 3

Opposition candidates campaign materials, Wachs campaign flyers and rough drafts, endorsement letters 1991

Box 1, Folder 4

Newspaper endorsements, reelection committee reports and forms, payment authorization, city election financial information 1991

Box 1, Folder 5

City financial election forms, newspaper articles, opposition candidates campaign materials, information on opposition candidate 1991

Box 1, Folder 6

Fax sheets re invitation list and fundraising letter, consultants memorandum re fundraising dinner expenses, retainer agreement re consultants, notes 1991

Box 1, Folder 7

Election campaign forms (blank), declarations of intention chronology by district, instructions re circulation of petitions 1991

Box 1, Folder 8

Newspaper articles, invitations to fundraisers, campaign flyers 1991

 

Series 3:  Mayoral Races. 1969-2001

Physical Description: 23 archival document boxes; 1 oversize box.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of, among other materials, press releases, correspondence, schedule of contributions, city campaign forms, financial campaign information, consultant agreements and bids, polls, newspaper articles, briefing papers, and volunteer lists from Joel Wachs's three unsuccessful runs for the office of mayor. Subseries B involves the 1983 mayoral election in which Joel Wachs contemplated running but chose not to do so. Thus it consists of materials that Wachs compiled before 1983 in considering the decision to enter the campaign.
Subseries D (the 2001 mayoral campaign) contains excellent materials on the formation of a campaign, including the selection of campaign consultants and the use of the internet to campaign. For the campaigns in 2001 (Subseries D) and 1993 (Subseries C) Wachs's staff developed subject files (called "Issues") as a resource for information to aid in campaigning. These "Issues" files for 1993 and 2001 have received respectively sub-subseries.
 

Series 3. Mayoral Races. Subseries A:  1971. 1969-1973

Subseries size: 1 archival document box
Box 1, Folder 1

Campaign strategy letter; analysis of Los Angeles mayoral elections 1969, 1973

Box 1, Folder 2

Campaign stationery, invitations, announcement letter, candidate statement, proposal to draft Joel Wachs, schedule of contributions 1972-1973

Box 1, Folder 3-6

Correspondence, volunteers lists, notes, declaration of candidacy, press releases, campaign flyers, state bills re election rules, campaign letters to constituent groups, recruiters report 1973

Box 1, Folder 7

Newspaper articles 1973

 

Series 3. Mayoral Races. Subseries B:  1983. 1979-1982

Subseries size: 1 archival document box
Box 1, Folder 1

Planning notes re campaign, correspondence from campaign consultants, campaign consultant packages, magazine articles 1982

Box 1, Folder 2-3

Correspondence, newspaper articles, political newsletters 1979-1982

 

Series 3. Mayoral Races. Subseries C:  1993. 1991-1993

Subseries size: 7 archival document boxes
Box 1, Folder 1

Joel Wachs filing papers for mayoral race 1992

Box 1, Folder 2-3

Matching funds payment reports to Los Angeles City Ethic Commission, including list of campaign contributions 1993

Box 1, Folder 4

Campaign disclosure statements 1993

Box 1, Folder 5

Campaign contributions 1993

Box 1, Folder 6

Handwritten notes re campaign finances; faxes re campaign expenses; list of purchasers of art prints 1993

Box 1, Folder 7

Information re lobbyists undated

Box 1, Folder 8

List of businesses with South African connections 1992

Box 1, Folder 9

List of labor unions and lobbyists 1992

Box 2, Folder 1

Invoices for campaign expenses, agreement with Robert Kaplan company (fundraiser), promotional materials from lobbyists 1992-1993

Box 2, Folder 2

Campaign contributions; list of possible donors; roster for campaign breakfast 1993

Box 2, Folder 3-4

Lists of campaign contributors 1993

Box 2, Folder 5

Jewish Federation list of donors 1993

Box 2, Folder 6

Speeches, press release re announcement of mayoral campaign 1992

Box 3, Folder 1

Faxes, memoranda from campaign consultants 1993

Box 3, Folder 2-3

Rough drafts of speeches, press releases, newspaper articles, memoranda and position papers re Department of Water and Power and other issues 1992-1993

Box 3, Folder 4

Endorsement lists, mailers, endorsement letters, table of mailings 1993

Box 3, Folder 5

Information from Campaign Management, Inc., re slates 1993

Box 3, Folder 6

Polling data, memoranda, strategy points for campaign strategy; newspaper articles, other materials re campaign issues 1992-1993

Box 3, Folder 7

Campaign mailers, press releases, speeches 1993

Box 4, Folder 1

Campaign stationery, Los Angeles City pamphlet re 1991 election information 1991

Box 4, Folder 2-3

Primary results, sample voter ballot, opposition campaign materials 1993

Box 4, Folder 4-5

Miscellaneous campaign materials: campaign consultant and personal correspondence, campaign statements, newspaper articles, list of endorsements 1992-1993

Box 4, Folder 6

Disclosure filing schedules and letter, City Ethics Commission letter to Joel Wachs re matching funds request, City Ethics Commission list of contributions to candidates 1993

Box 4, Folder 7

City Ethics Commission decisions on fundraising 1993

Box 4, Folder 8

Campaign disclosure statements 1993

Box 4, Folder 9

Information on Michael Woo 1991-1993

Box 5, Folder 1-2

Lists of supporters and financial contributions 1993

Box 5, Folder 3

Wachs vs. City Ethics Commissions papers, campaign correspondence 1993

Box 5, Folder 4

Photographs of Wachs on campaign trail, Richard Riordan and Michael Woo campaign materials, campaign correspondence, 1993

Box 5, Folder 5

Joel Wachs notes on responses to supporters undated

Box 5, Folder 6

Newspaper articles re campaign finances, City Ethics Commission rulings and memoranda 1933

Box 5, Folder 7

Folder from City Ethics Commission with guidelines, schedules, and rulings 1993

Box 6, Folder 1

City Ethics Commission ruling with supporting materials 1993

Box 6, Folder 2-3

Legal papers, correspondence, notes re sale of art as campaign contributions 1993

Box 7, Folder 1-5

Newspaper articles 1993

 

Series 3. Mayoral Races. Subseries C: 1993. Sub-Subseries 1:  Issues. 1992-1993

Sub-Subseries size: 4 archival document boxes
Box 1 , Folder 1

Rent control: press releases, memorandum, questionnaire re rent control 1993

Box 1 , Folder 2

Sherman Oaks Homeowners Association: briefing paper, memoranda, newspaper articles (photocopies) 1993

Box 1 , Folder 3

Anti-drug rally: memorandum, press release, briefing paper, newspaper article 1993

Box 1 , Folder 4

Nobel project: press release, notes for speech, newspaper articles (photocopies), memoranda, speech, letter to Mayor Tom Bradley 1993

Box 1 , Folder 5

North Hills Community Council: newsletter, meeting announcement, briefing paper, 1993

Box 1 , Folder 6

Planning issues, Transportation: speeches, briefing papers, press release, newspaper articles (photocopies) 1991-1993

Box 1 , Folder 7

Handwritten notes re opponents undated

Box 1 , Folder 8

Miscellaneous handwritten notes undated

Box 1 , Folder 9

Speeches undated

Box 1 , Folder 10

Proposal from Penn and Shoen Associates, campaign consulting group 1992

Box 1 , Folder 11

Neighborhood councils: newspaper articles (photocopies), press releases, notes, memoranda with speeches and position points 1993

Box 1 , Folder 12

Los Feliz: position points, newspaper articles (photocopies), briefing papers 1993

Box 1 , Folder 13

Labor: memorandum re meeting with Teamsters 1993

Box 1 , Folder 14

Korean: notes for speech, speech, talking points for interview, newspaper articles 1993

Box 1 , Folder 15

Katz: notes re Richard Katz, copy of press conference denouncing Katz, newspaper articles 1993

Box 1 , Folder 16

Jewish Issues/Human Relations/Immigration/ADL: talking points for speech, newspaper articles, Jewish Community for Wachs announcement (photocopy), speech, Los Angeles City report on intercultural tensions 1992-1993

Box 2 , Folder 1

Jobs/Economy: press releases, handwritten notes, memoranda, invitation to economic forum, 17 point economic plan for Los Angeles 1993

Box 2 , Folder 2

Housing: press releases, memorandum, speech 1993

Box 2 , Folder 3

Memoranda, press release, newspaper article re Studio City and Valley Interfaith Council homeless project 1993

Box 2 , Folder 4

Holmby-Westwood Property Owners Association: talking appoints, invitation to forum, memoranda, Association reports 1992-1993

Box 2 , Folder 5

Memoranda, information sheet, position points re Hollywood; materials from Hollywood community organizations 1993

Box 2 , Folder 6

Harbor: scheduling form for appearance, memoranda, community organization materials, information sheet 1993

Box 2 , Folder 7

Glassell Park Improvement Association Briefing: briefing materials 1993

Box 2 , Folder 8

Film Industry: memorandum, journal article, publicity announcement 1993

Box 2 , Folder 9

Encino Property Owners: briefing papers probably 1993

Box 2 , Folder 10

Education: fact sheet, memorandum, newspaper article 1992-1993

Box 2 , Folder 11

Environment/Heal the Bay: handwritten notes, briefing paper and questions for mayoral forum, endorsement questionnaire from Sierra Club, press release, newspaper articles 1992-1993

Box 2 , Folder 12

Cheviot Hills briefing: briefing materials, speeches, maps, memoranda 1993

Box 2 , Folder 13

Chinese: newspaper articles, memorandum, invitation to speaking engagement 1993

Box 2 , Folder 14

Cabrini Villas: briefing paper, memorandum, city report on Woodbury University 1993

Box 2 , Folder 15

Budget 1992-1993: press conference announcement, memoranda, reports, budget statistics 1992-1993

Box 2 , Folder 16

Brentwood: briefing papers, memorandum, Brentwood Homeowners Association 1993

Box 2 , Folder 17

Bradley Info: fact sheets on Mayor Tom Bradley, speeches, newspaper articles 1992-1993

Box 2 , Folder 18

African Museum Pamphlets, Brochures: invitation to mayoral forum, memoranda, newspaper articles, handwritten notes 1992-1993

Box 3 , Folder 1

Joel Briefing SCRA/Valley Village, et al. Forum: memoranda, scheduling form, mayoral candidates issues paper 1993

Box 3 , Folder 2

Tarzana Property Owners Association: briefing papers, Tarzana Property Owners Association newsletter 1993

Box 3 , Folder 3

Mt. Washington Association: summaries of Association newsletters, issues report, newspaper articles, briefing paper 1993

Box 3 , Folder 4

Valley: newspaper articles 1993

Box 3 , Folder 5

Womens Issues (inclg Pro-Choice): newspaper articles, handwritten notes, city council motion, memoranda, press releases 1992-1993

Box 4 , Folder 1-2

Mike Woo campaign materials and election campaign filings 1993

Box 4 , Folder 3

Woo/Cathay Bank: newspaper articles, speech 1993

Box 4 , Folder 4

Miscellaneous campaign materials 1993

 

Series 3. Mayoral Races. Subseries D:  2001. 1993-2001

Subseries size: 7 archival document boxes
Box 1, Folder 1

Polling proposal, polling questionnaire, campaign advertising e-mail and memoranda, poll results, calendar of television spots, fundraising summaries (faxes) 2000-2001

Box 1, Folder 2

Corr., emails, memoranda (faxes), eg, research firm poll results; campaign ad approvals, Los Angeles City Ethics Commission filing forms, messages for targeted groups proposal, J. Wachs handwritten campaign notes 2001

Box 1, Folder 3

Corr., memoranda, and e-mails, especially re research and consulting companies; advertising research, budgets, focus group report, political consultant list, consultant proposals 2001

Box 1, Folder 4

Newspaper articles re political media consultants; California Campaign Consultant Directory 1999-2000 (photocopy); Adlink advertising brochures 1999-2001

Box 1, Folder 5

Political mailers 2001

Box 1, Folder 7-Jun

Newspaper articles re mayoral race and city issues 2001

Box 1, Folder 8

Materials on other candidates: newspaper articles, mailings, memoranda re positions

Box 1, Folder 9

"WachsforMayor.com" website pages, planning notes and memoranda for website, instructions on computer use 1999-2001

Box 2, Folder 1

Personal notes from Joel Wachs; e-mails; copies and rough drafts of form letters and campaign literature, schedules for mail drop-off, budget. From folder labeled "Dan Stuff" 2001

Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence, e-mails, flyers re invitations to debates and speaking engagements 2000-2001

Box 2, Folder 3

Campaign form letters and literature, mailing lists 2000-2001

Box 2, Folder 4

Invitations to Wachs campaign fundraisers, notices of mayoral debates, Wachs biographies 2000-2001

Box 2, Folder 5

Memoranda, correspondence re campaign issues, biography, debating techniques evaluations, Los Angeles City Ethics Commission guidelines, reports on mayoral race, press release re campaign team, poll questionnaire 2000-2001

Box 2, Folder 6

Spot calendars for television ads, memoranda re polling results, Wachs letter for television financing, phone poll tallies, mayoral candidate expenditures for television 2001

Box 2, Folder 7

Mailers from Steve Soboroff campaign. From folder labeled "Sobo Mail" 2001

Box 2, Folder 8

Fax re television advertising budget, expenditures of mayoral candidates for television advertising, spot calendars for television ads 2001

Box 2, Folder 9

Data re party identification of voters 2000

Box 2, Folder 10

Photocopies of correspondence and newspaper articles opposing Joel Wachs stand on public subsidy of Staples Center. From folder labeled "Attacks" 1996-1997

Box 2, Folder 11

Schedule of mayoral debates, fact sheet, memoranda re transcription of Kathleen Connell statements on Playa Vista/Ballona, invitations to forums, Joel Wachs biography 2001

Box 2, Folder 12

Confirmation letter, directions re appearance on "One on One" 2001

Box 2, Folder 13

Campaign e-mails and correspondence re endorsements and political advertising 2001

Box 2, Folder 14

Invitations to speaking engagements (rejected) 2001

Box 2, Folder 15

Reports re polling results, polling questionnaires, strategy paper re polling results, campaign budget 2001

Box 3, Folder 1

Fax sheets to rabbis, strategy paper re endorsements from rabbis, mailing targets re Jewish organizations, endorsement list of Jewish leaders, advertising rates for Jewish publications. From folder labeled "Jews" 2001

Box 3, Folder 2

Mayoral candidates responses to policy questions; Soboroff press release re Wachs 2001?

Box 3, Folder 3

Faxes, correspondence, e-mails re confirmed Wachs campaign appearances; James Hahn press release 2001

Box 3, Folder 4

E-mail, newspaper article re media consultant Don Sipple 2001

Box 3, Folder 5

Financial disclosure forms of mayoral candidates 2001

Box 3, Folder 6

Notes re campaign t-shirt undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Notes re campaign signs undated

Box 3, Folder 8

Declaration of intention roster, lease agreement, Los Angeles City Ethics Commission required list of filings, petition for nomination of Joel Wachs for mayor, letter of authorization for campaign consultant, Joel Wachs weekly schedule 2001

Box 3, Folder 9

Consulting agreement, Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund fundraising flyer, other political flyers, campaign consultant e-mails 2001

Box 3, Folder 10

Roster of volunteers, correspondence from supporters. From folder labeled "Volunteer Project" 2001

Box 3, Folder 11

Notes, faxes re campaign phone service 2001

Box 3, Folder 12

List of targeted audiences and organizations, schedule, roster, and location of advertising shoots, release forms, applications for use of facility 2001

Box 3, Folder 13

List of in-house campaign expenditures, faxes, promotional flyer re media consultants and media budget (fax) 2001

Box 3, Folder 14

Campaign miscellany: media services agreement, internship program forms, volunteer roster forms, valley phone scripts, campaign open letter, nominating petition filing status 2001

Box 3, Folder 15

Emily’s List Training Program Press Manual undated

Box 3, Folder 16

Campaign volunteer mail cards 2001

Box 3, Folder 17

Campaign event list correspondence 2001

Box 3, Folder 18

Newspaper articles (photocopies) re mayoral candidate James Hahn. From folder labeled "Hahn." From file labeled "articles without your comments (non-settlement issues)" (1 of 2) 1985-1998 (dates broken)

Box 4, Folder 1

Newspaper articles (photocopies) re mayoral candidate James Hahn. From file labeled "articles without your comments (non-settlement issues)". From folder labeled "Hahn" (1 of 2) 1985-1998 (dates broken)

Box 4, Folder 2

Newspaper articles (photocopies) re mayoral candidate James Hahn. From file labeled "articles re settlement issues" 1993-1998 (dates broken)

Box 4, Folder 3

Newspaper articles (photocopies) and city council minutes re mayoral candidate James Hahn 1993-2000 (dates broken)

Box 4, Folder 4

Newspaper articles (photocopies) re mayoral race 2000-2001

Box 4, Folder 5

Newspaper articles (photocopies) re Staples Center 1996-1997

Box 4, Folder 6

Newspaper articles re mayoral race 2000-2001

Box 4, Folder 7

Newspaper articles re Staples Center 1996-1997

Box 5, Folder 1-4

List of donors and contributions: Letter "A" 1999-2001

Box 5, Folder 5-13

List of donors and contributions: Letter "B" 1999-2001

Box 5, Folder 14

Correspondence from donors 1999, 2001

Box 6, Folder 1

List of donors and contributions: Letter "I" 2000-2001

Box 6, Folder 2-3

List of donors and contributions: Letter "J" 2000-2001

Box 6, Folder 4-9

List of donors and contributions: Letter K 2000-2001

Box 7, Folder 1-6

Monetary contributions received schedule, Recipient Committee Campaign Statement 2000-2001

Box 7, Folder 7

Matching funds claim forms, monetary contributions received schedules, campaign disclosure statement 1999, 2001

 

Series 3. Mayoral Races. Subseries D: 2001. Sub-Subseries 1:  Issues. 1993-2001

Sub-Subseries size: 3 archival document boxes
Box 1, Folder 1

Notes for speeches, debate/forum questions and answers and preparation plans, debate/forum invitations, newspaper articles, fact sheets. From folder labeled "Environment" 2000-2001

Box 1, Folder 2

Notes for speeches, debate/forum questions and briefing reports, newspaper articles, fact sheets, opponents’ position papers. From folder labeled "Seniors" 2000-2001

Box 1, Folder 3

1993 economic plan, speech, debate/forum questions and answers and briefing reports, newspaper articles, debate/forum invitations. From folder labeled "Business" 1993-2001 (dates broken)

Box 1, Folder 4

Questionnaires from interest groups. From folder labeled "Mail Questionnaires" 2000-2001

Box 1, Folder 5

Report on opposition candidate, debate/forum questions and answers and briefing reports, debate/forum invitations, newspaper articles. From folder labeled "Latinos" 2000

Box 1, Folder 6

Richard Riordan record on business undated

Box 1, Folder 7

2001 mayoral campaign speeches 2001

Box 1, Folder 9-Aug

Debate notes, fact sheets, campaign statements, briefing reports, debate/forum questions and answers, opposition candidate responses to issues, newspaper articles 2000-2001

Box 2, Folder 3-Jan

Debate notes, fact sheets, campaign statements, briefing reports, debate/forum questions and answers, opposition candidate responses to issues, newspaper articles 1993-2001 (dates broken)

Box 2, Folder 4

Briefing reports, debate/forum questions and answers 2000-2001

Box 2, Folder 5

Position papers, reports, city council motions (1 of 2) 2000-2001

Box 3, Folder 1

Position papers, reports, city council motions (2 of 2) 2000-2001

Box 3, Folder 3

Newspaper articles re campaign issues 2000-2001

 

Series 4:  City Council Presidency. 1981

Physical Description: 1 archival document box, 1 oversize folder

Scope and Content Note

After political maneuverings on the part of outgoing City Council President John Ferraro, Joel Wachs was voted president of the Los Angeles City Council. In this series are newspaper articles and letters of congratulation to Joel Wachs regarding this political milestone.
Box 1, Folder 1-2

Phone messages, telegrams, correspondence re election as Los Angeles city council president. A-H 1981

Box 1, Folder 3

Phone messages, telegrams, correspondence re election as Los Angeles city council president. I-P 1981

Box 1, Folder 4

Phone messages, telegrams, correspondence re election as Los Angeles city council president. R-Z 1981

Box 1, Folder 5

Digest of city council calendar: Joel Wachs election as city council presidency 1981

Box 1ov, Folder 2

Newspaper articles 1981

 

Series 5:  Speeches. 1981

Physical Description: 1 archival document box

Scope and Content Note

Joel Wachs made theses speeches at the City Council and other governmental functions, on the campaign trail, and at art venues. Topics include eulogies for friends, the social role of art, politics, and civil rights. Some speeches are typed, others handwritten, but all contain emendations made by Wachs's own hand, providing direct access to Wachs's thoughts on important issues.
Box 1, Folder 1-2

Handwritten speeches undated

Box 1, Folder 3-6

Handwritten speeches, notes for speeches, aphorisms, newspaper articles, briefing papers for speeches undated

Box 2, Folder 1-3

Handwritten speeches, notes for speeches, aphorisms, newspaper articles, briefing papers for speeches 1983, 1992

Box 2, Folder 4

Handwritten speeches and notes from 2001 mayoral campaign 2000

 

Series 6:  Campaign Supporters Lists and City Council Materials. 1971-1992

Physical Description: 3 archival document boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series contains photocopies of lists of campaign supporters from the 1970s; in Box 3 there is a folder with miscellaneous flyers and mailers to Council District 2 from Joel Wachs.
Box 1 , Folder 1-2

List of supporters for dinner, lists and rosters of supporters, "Recipient Committee Campaign Statement" with list of donors 1977

Box 1 , Folder 3-4

"A-F Contributor Xerox List" 1971-1973

Box 1 , Folder 5-6

"G-P Contributor Xerox List" 1971-1973

Box 2 , Folder 1

"Q-Z Contributor Xerox List" 1971-1973

Box 2 , Folder 2-3

"A-Z Good Letter File" 1971-1975

Box 2 , Folder 4-5

"A-C Small 3 by 5 cards from big list" undated

Box 3 , Folder 1-2

Photocopies, from "Good Letter" files, of correspondence and telephone messages. Possibly used for creation of lists of supporters in Boxes 2, 3, this series 1971-1972

Box 3 , Folder 3

Open letters, flyers and mailers to constituents 1991-1992

 

Series 7:  Personal Papers. 1957-2002

Physical Description: 4 archival document boxes, 1 oversize box

Scope and Content Note

Materials in this series include student newspapers and articles, scrapbooks, correspondence, commencement programs, and photographs from Joel Wachs's student days at UCLA; and academic medals, school letters, and photographs from his high school days. Other items include Wachs's Bar Mizvah invitation and letters responding to the public declaration of his homosexuality.
Box 1, Folder 1

Photographs, correspondence re UCLA student government and Daily Bruin, cards, fraternity invitations, campaign ephemera, graduation programs and announcements 1961

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence re Harvard Law School, party invitation 1964, 1969

Box 1, Folder 3

UCLA alumni magazine, programs for UCLA events, UCLA student handbooks 1960-1962

Box 1, Folder 4

Student registration punch card, campaign ephemera, personal correspondence, diploma, newspaper articles, commencement program 1957-1958, 1960-1961

Box 1, Folder 5

Issues of Daily Bruin re election of Joel Wachs as student body president 1960

Box 1, Folder 6

Programs from high school and junior school events, academic achievement certificates, school ephemera 1951-1957 (dates broken)

Box 2, Folder 1

Academic medals, high school sports and school letters undated

Box 2, Folder 2

High school photographs undated

Box 2, Folder 3

Invitation to bar mitzvah of Joel Wachs 1952

Box 3, Folder 1-4

Sympathy correspondence re death of Archie Wachs 1979

Box 3, Folder 5

Newspaper clippings separated from UCLA scrapbook 1960

Box 3, Folder 6

Photographs, brochures separated from UCLA scrapbook 1960-1961

Box 3, Folder 7

Correspondence, letters of recommendation separated from UCLA scrapbook 1960-1961

Box 3, Folder 8

Programs and speeches separated from UCLA scrapbook 1960-1961

Box 3, Folder 9

Invitations separated from UCLA scrapbook 1960-1961

Box 3, Folder 10

Scrapbook leaves with titles undated

Box 4, Folder 1

Newspaper and journal articles re Warhol Foundation and Joel Wachs; invitations to functions honoring Wachs on his retirement from the city council, guest book from city council party retirement party 2001-2002

Box 4, Folder 2

Correspondence, newspaper article re Joel Wachs letter to Los Angeles Times re art critic 1996

Box 4, Folder 3

Correspondence and copies of e-mails re public declaration of homosexuality by Joel Wachs 1999

Box 4, Folder 4-5

Magazines with articles by or about Joel Wachs and art and political activities 1989-1999

Box 4, Folder 6

Handwritten notes from friends re resignation from city council and assumption of presidency of Warhol Art Foundation 2001

Box 4, Folder 7

Miscellaneous incoming personal correspondence 1969-1970

Box 1ov

UCLA scrapbook; 7.5 magnetic tape of UCLA commencement speech; guest books 1957-1960

 

Series 8:  Audiocassettes and Videocassettes. 1993-200

Physical Description: 1 archival document box

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of campaign spots on audiocassette and videocassette produced for the mayoral campaigns of Joel Wachs in 1993 and 2001. One videocassette is of a subject group of voters in the 2001 mayoral campaign.
Box 1, Folder 1

Joel Wachs for Mayor: "Time." Length: 60 seconds. Producer: Severin/Aviles/Associates. Audio Cassette 1993

Box 1, Folder 2

"Joel Wachs for Mayor." Length: 30 seconds. Producer: Severin/Aviles/Associates. Viewing copy. Date: 4-9-93. Videocassette 1993

Box 1, Folder 3

Joel Wachs for Mayor. "More." Producer: Severin/Aviles/Associates. Date: 4-9-93. Videocassette 1993

Box 1, Folder 4

Joel Wachs for Mayor. "Plan." Length: 30 seconds. Producer: Severin/Aviles/Associates. Videocassette 1993

Box 1, Folder 5

"Wachs for Mayor." Producer(?): WLATV-30-20. Length: 30 seconds. Date: 3-26-01. Videocassette 2001

Box 1, Folder 6

"Group 1: Registered Voters." Producer: GLS Research. Date: 1-11-01. Length: 2 hours. Videocassette 2001

Box 1, Folder 7

Joel Wach7 for Mayor. "Disaster," WFM 3001. Length: 30 seconds. "Stand Alone," WFM 3002. Length: 30 seconds. Date: 3-2-01. Videocassette 2001

Box 1, Folder 8

"Los Angeles City Council Meeting. Joel Wachs (Farewell)." Producer: LA Cityview Channel 35. Information Technology Agency. Date: 28 September 2001. Videocassette (3 copies) 2001

 

Series 9  Ephemera and Photographs. 1957-2001

Physical Description: 2 archival document boxes, 1 oversize document box, 3 flat files

Scope and Content Note

Diplomas and law licenses, loose photographs, plaques, and sculptures are among the materials found in this series. Many of the plaques and sculptures are honorary, celebrating Joel Wachs's many achievements.
Box 1

Honorary awards: statuettes, sculptures, paperweights 1957-2000 (dates broken)

Box 2

Honorary awards: plaques, paperweights, sculptures 1960-1988 (dates broken)

Box 1ov

Photographs of City Council members, Joel Wachs with celebrities; Joel Wachs Square markers; campaign pins, signs and bumper stickers; giant card; ticket to Republican National Convention; honorary Ph.D. from Otis Institute; certificates; licenses to prac 1961, 1967, 1972, 1991

Flat files

Campaign sign and posters; Los Angeles City Council and other resolutions honoring Joel Wachs; class photograph of Horace Mann Junior High School; class photograph of Washington High School; James B. Potter campaign sign, 1984 Olympics direction sign; Hollywood Star Gazette; hand-drawn election tally sheet (1971 city council campaign); Sheldon Andelson award 1954, 1957, 1971, 2000, 2001

Box 2ov

Plaques with newspaper articles re 1971 city council victory; certificate of election plaques for 1971 and 1975 elections 1971, 1975

 

Series 10:  Appointment Books. 1971-2000

Physical Description: 4 archival document boxes

Scope and Content Note

The appointment books in this series are Joel Wachs's personal calendars for his public and personal activities during his terms as Los Angeles City councilman
Box 1, Folder 1-8

Appointment books 1971-1978

Box 2, Folder 1-8

Appointment books 1979-1986

Box 3, Folder 1-9

Appointment books 1987-1995

Box 4, Folder 1-5

Appointment books 1996-2000

 

Series 11:  Scrapbooks. 1971-2001

Physical Description: 7 archival document boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings of Joel Wachs's political career compiled by his mother and indefatigable supporter, Hannah Wachs. The clippings come from different newspapers throughout the Los Angeles basin, and provide information on his activities as city councilman, and campaigns for mayor and the city council.
Box 1

Scrapbook re political career of Joel Wachs; compiled by Hannah Wachs 1971-1987

Box 2

Scrapbook re political career of Joel Wachs; compiled by Hannah Wachs 1971, 1994-1995

Box 3

Scrapbook re political career of Joel Wachs; compiled by Hannah Wachs 1987-1990

Box 4

Scrapbook re political career of Joel Wachs; compiled by Hannah Wachs 1991-1993

Box 5

Scrapbook re political career of Joel Wachs; compiled by Hannah Wachs 1992-1993, 1996

Box 6

Scrapbook re political career of Joel Wachs; compiled by Hannah Wachs 1995-1997

Box 7

Scrapbook re political career of Joel Wachs; compiled by Hannah Wachs 2001-2002