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Record Group 1. Board of Directors circa 1966-1994

Scope and Contents

This record group contains agendas and minutes from the meetings of CRLA's Board of Directors/ Trustees. It also contains Board member training and orientation materials, committee and conference material, bylaws, rosters, and correspondence related to the Board’s activities. In addition to offering insight into the structural workings of CRLA as an organization, material in this record group provides a concise overview of CRLA's high-level concerns, priorities, and activities.
 

Series 1. Correspondence

Carton 15

Correspondence; includes letters and memos to/from State Bar of California, Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO); Directors James Lorenz, Cruz Reynoso, Marty Glick; law firms, legal aid organizations, Daniel Luevano, others; also reports and clippings included with correspondence (19 folders) 1966-1973

 

Series 2. Meeting and Conference Files

Box 162

Advisory Committees; includes correspondence and meeting materials for regional office advisory committees (18 folders) 1986-1987

Carton 31

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (27 folders) 1966-1970

Box 32

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (5 folders) 1971

Box 38

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (12 folders) 1971

Carton 37

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (21 folders) 1972-1973

Box 16

Meetings; includes minutes; also sample packet for new Board members (6 folders) 1972-1973

Carton 85

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (15 folders) 1974-1976

Box 86

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (6 folders) 1976-1977, 1980

Carton 84

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (16 folders) 1976-1980

Carton 239

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, memos, reports, supporting materials (12 folders) 1978, 1980-1981

Box 21

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, memos, reports, supporting materials (9 folders) 1982-1983

Box 160

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (12 folders) 1983-1985

Box 22

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, memos, reports, supporting materials (11 folders) 1985-1986

Box 93

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, reports, memos, supporting materials (7 folders) 1980, 1987-1988

Carton 20

Meetings; includes agendas, minutes, memos, reports, supporting materials (20 folders) 1988-1994

Box 83

Meeting minutes (8 folders) 1972-1973, 1976-1979

Box 11

Meeting minutes (9 folders) circa 1972-1986

Carton 176

Meeting minutes and related files (16 folders) 1973-1982

Box 377

Priorities Conference materials; includes Board training material (4 folders) circa 1969-1985

 

Series 3. Mixed Material

Box 12

Mixed material; includes Board meeting attendance sign-in sheet; travel and training information; miscellaneous, loose materials related to funding, costs, administration, program update sheets (11 folders) circa 1988-1990

Carton 35

Mixed material; includes meeting agendas, minutes, reports, clippings; also information on Board members (27 folders) circa 1982-1987

Carton 97

Mixed material; includes correspondence, bylaws, and rosters (14 folders) 1979-1986

Carton 161

Mixed material; includes orientation packets, responsibility and structure information, nominations, resolutions, and related material (24 folders) circa 1977-1983

Box 260

Mixed material; includes bylaws, committees, memos, correspondence, and other materials (10 folders) 1971, 1974, 1979, 1985

Box 261

Mixed material; includes LSC news clippings, board clippings, and board rosters (6 folders) 1982-83, 1987, 1989

 

Record Group 2. Directors circa 1966-1996

Scope and Contents

This record group contains administrative and subject files related to the work of CRLA's Executive Directors, General Counsel ( Ralph S. Abascal), and Litigation Directors.
 

Series 1. Executive Directors 1966-1990

Scope and Contents

This series contains papers belonging to CRLA's six Executive Directors and includes correspondence, memos, meeting and committee material, subject files, and administrative records. Collection material related to the work of the directors can be found throughout the collection, as the scope of their activities touches upon all areas of the organization’s operations. The files in this series, however, were specifically labeled as belonging to one of the directors by CRLA staff and have therefore been arranged separately.
The series has been divided into a subseries for each director:
Subseries 1. James D. Lorenz, Jr., 1966-1969
Subseries 2. Cruz Reynoso, 1969-1972
Subseries 3. Martin R. Glick, 1972-1974
Subseries 4. Richard Baca 1974-1976
Subseries 5. Alberto Saldamando, 1976-1984
Subseries 6. José R. Padilla, 1984-
Note: Date ranges of these subseries reflect the period of each director’s tenure, although the subseries may contain some records from an earlier or later date.
 

Subseries 1. James D. Lorenz, Jr. 1966-1969

Carton 99

Alphabetical files; includes correspondence, notes, and other material (27 folders) circa 1969

Box 100

Alphabetical files; includes correspondence, notes, and other material (12 folders) circa 1969

 

Subseries 2. Cruz Reynoso 1969-1972

Carton 1

CRLA v. Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO); includes OEO reports, evaluations,; also pleadings, refunding hearings, CRLA’s answer to the Uhler Report, related materials (30 folders) circa 1968-1972

Box 2

Unions, clippings (8 folders) circa 1966-1967

Box 262, Folder 13

Post-CRLA career; includes correspondence and other material 1986, 1988

 

Subseries 3. Martin R. Glick 1972-1974

Box 262, Folders 1-2

Martin Glick papers; includes material on refunding and the National Health Law Program. 1974

 

Subseries 4. Richard Baca 1974-1976

Box 262, Folders 3-9

Richard Baca papers; includes memos and correspondence on various topics. 1974-1977

 

Subseries 5. Alberto Saldamando 1976-1984

Box 166

Attorney and legal cost subject files; includes attorney salary scale; ULWC contract negotiations; Serrano v. Priest; legal cost studies; Private Bar involvement files, (10 folders) 1977-1983

Box 70

Correspondence; correspondents include members of other legal services programs, CRLA central and regional office staff; topics include the ULWC strike in 1978. (17 folders) 1977-1984

Carton 10

Meeting packets: mostly Board of Directors meetings; also Directing Attorneys meetings, other committee meetings; includes minutes, agendas, related memos, reports, clippings, notes (19 folders) 1977-1980

Carton 49

Mixed administrative and subject files; includes Migrant Legal Action Program (MLAP) workplans and related materials, LSC funding materials; also staff, Directing Attorney, and litigation meeting materials (25 folders) circa 1977-1980

Box 164

Mixed administrative files; includes CRLA office merger files; Cooperative Legal Services Center (CLSC) termination; budget and cost studies; LSC regulations (9 folders) 1977-1978

Carton 50

Mixed administrative and subject files; includes Priorities Conference materials, budget files, miscellaneous project proposals, research files, and articles (28 folders) 1977-1980

Box 262, Folders 10-12

Mixed administrative files; includes memos and correspondence on the CRLA deficit and other topics. 1978, 1981-1984

Carton 102

Mixed materials; includes correspondence, notes, memos, grant files, the CRLA Foundation, retrenchment, the organization's structure, and task forces such as labor and education (31 folders) 1975, 1978, 1980-1984

Box 104

Mixed materials; includes correspondence, memos, and other documents related to the housing, education, and labor task forces (6 folders) 1981-1985

Box 131

Mixed materials; includes miscellaneous papers and correspondence, memos, reports, and other material on the proposed "alien registry" (7 folders) 1981-1983

Carton 193

Mixed materials; includes correspondence, meeting material and notes, litigation and subject files, financial reports, miscellaneous loose files (32 folders) 1976-1983

Carton 197

Mixed meeting files; includes Asilomar and priority conferences, litigation and Board meetings; migrant, advisory, and finance committees; also miscellaneous meeting material and related reports (17 folders) 1979-1980

Box 163

Mixed meeting and subject files; includes Project Advisory Group (PAG) files, CRLA structure committee, task force, and other meeting materials; also Reclamation Act research (12 folders) 1977-1978

Box 165

Mixed subject and legal program files; includes research on police stops of undocumented immigrants; Senior Citizens Law Program (SCLP); also Seniors United v. LSC (8 folders) 1977-1978

Box 3

Subject files; includes migrant unit issues, case load statistics, other topics (13 folders) circa 1980-1981

Box 4

Subject files; includes minority support project, White House consultation with farmworkers (6 folders) circa 1980-1981

Box 5

Subject files; miscellaneous, loose files; includes memos, reports, clippings (17 folders) circa 1980-1981

Box 263

Tom Miller papers; includes correspondence, memoranda, and other material related to Miller's work as deputy director of CRLA (4 folders) 1978-1979

 

Subseries 6. José R. Padilla 1984-

Carton 46

Mixed materials; administrative files, memos, reports, notes, clippings, outreach materials (28 folders) circa 1983-1986

Box 103

Mixed materials; includes correpsondence, memos, and other material (4 folders) 1981-1985, 1990

Box 140

Mixed materials; includes correspondence, memos, reports, and other material (11 folders) 1985-1986

Carton 141

Mixed materials; includes correspondence, memos, reports, and other material (17 folders) 1986-1987

 

Series 2. General Counsel - Ralph S. Abascal 1970-1996

Scope and Contents

Ralph S. Abascal served as General Counsel to CRLA for over twenty years. This series contains material that was specifically labeled as belonging to Abascal or related to his work. It includes correspondence, notes, and working files on topics such as immigration, pesticides, and mechanization, as well as pleadings from cases related to these topics. Also included are typescripts, news clippings, and other publications related to Abascal's work, and his files related to LSC refunding and CRLA survival issues.
Box 130

Agricultural issues; includes correspondence, memos, reports, research, and other materials related to issues such as pesticide use, agricultural mechanization, and related matters (17 folders) circa 1970-1980

Box 175

Agricultural issues; includes notes, correspondence, and other information on California Agrarian Action Project (CAAP) v. UC Regents; also correspondence, notes, and a government report on pesticide use (16 folders) 1980-1983, 1985

Box 274

Biographical papers; includes periodical features, as well as publications related to the perception of lawyers and the law (4 folders) 1987-1991

Carton 270

Environmental issues; includes documents from his tenure at Hastings as well as various conferences, and legal topics such as: zoning and minorities, national environmental policies issues, pollution, agricultural workers health and safety issues, women and children environmental risks, and toxic dumping; file types include pleadings, notes, trial excerpts, publications, and correspondence (17 folders) circa 1990-1995

Carton 271

Farmworker issues; includes files mostly regarding farmworkers' rights, labor issues, minorities, poverty and housing, banking, and dump locations; includes research, publications, clippings, memos and correspondence, corporate documents of the national legal counsel for the poor(17 folders). circa 1990-1995

Carton 253

LSC (Legal Services Corporation) refunding files; includes research, reports, articles, pleadings, correspondence, memos, notes relating to the reauthorization of funding and related CRLA survival issues (24 folders) circa 1978-1985

Carton 254

LSC (Legal Services Corporation) refunding files; includes research, reports, articles, pleadings, correspondence, memos, notes relating to the reauthorization of funding, related legislation, and CRLA survival issues (27 folders) circa 1978-1985

Box 255

LSC (Legal Services Corporation) refunding files; includes research, reports, articles, pleadings, correspondence, memos, notes relating to the reauthorization of funding and related CRLA survival issues (11 folders) circa 1978-1985

Carton 278

LSC (Legal Services Corporation) working files; includes mostly correspondence regarding grant funding between CRLA and: LSC, Center for Law and Social Policy, and other legal agencies; also includes LSC monitoring report (1986), LSC's request for production of documents, and the Project Advisory Group's "Washington Reports" (16 folders) 1976, circa 1980-1990

Carton 290

LSC (Legal Services Corporation) working files; includes pleadings from cases files against LSC, reports, publications, and opinions regarding LSC, legislative research regarding grant funding, and a report by the Comptroller General (16 folders) circa 1977-1990

Carton 273

LSC (Legal Services Corporation) working files; includes Martin Holt's report on migrant workers' distribution, their research, and various responses to the 1987 report, as well as LSC's 1990 legislative battles, LSC Reauthorization Act, which includes correspondence, senate bill critiques, memos, clippings, and a draft monitoring report from 1985 (20 folders) circa 1985-1995

Box 279

LSC (Legal Services Corporation) working files; includes clippings regarding funding conflict and Abascal's grant proposal conditions files (5 folders) circa 1990

Carton 272

Pesticides; includes files related to pesticides and OSHA guidelines, as well as reproductive rights for women; includes pleadings from the Commission to Defend Reproductive Rights and Comison Femenil Mexicana v. Kizer (State Health Dept.), Chemical Manufacturers Association v. California Health & Welfare Agency, Ixta v. Rinaldi (CA v. OSHA lawsuit), and information on RICO from the California Bar Association, (28 folders) circa 1990-1995

Box 275

Mixed case files; includes RSA v. Reagan pleadings, TRLA v. LSC research documents, ULWC (United Legal Workers of California) strike against CRLA working files, and other LSC papers regarding refund of money (5 folders) circa 1985-1995

Box 168

Mixed files; includes Abascal v. Crocker National Bank; pleadings, correspondence, notes; Robert H. Bork nomination file; loose clippings and articles (13 folders) circa 1987

Carton 256

Mixed files; includes correspondence, memos, reports, pleadings, subject files, research, notes, clippings and articles; Barr v. Catholic Social Services; Kutak-Dodds Prize; material related to mechanization case, including typescript speech (29 folders) circa 1969-1996

 

Series 3. Litigation Directors 1973-1996

Scope and Contents

This series contains meeting material, conference and training material, administrative files, correspondence, and notes relating to the general function of the litigation directors, directing attorneys, and directing legal secretaries. Also included are records related to specific ligation directors, such as Richard Gonzales and Richard Pearl. Material related to the work of other directing attorneys, especially if it includes extensive case files can also be found in Record Group 5, Series 2. Litigation.
Half-box 378

Advanced Litigation Directors conference materials (1 folder) 1984

Carton 126

Directing Attorneys litigation meetings; includes correspondence, meeting minutes, memos, and lists relating to directing attorneys and litigation activities (15 folders) 1976-77, 1979-81, 1983-84

Box 376

Directing Attorney/Directing Legal Secretary meeting material (4 folders) 1990-1993

Box 52

Directing Attorney Orientation; includes training materials related to special topics, including funding, supervision, case selection and management, priorities and task forces (18 folders) circa 1978-1979

Carton 59

Richard Gonzales files; includes correspondence, chronological files, administrative and subject files (33 folders) 1973-1976

Carton 124

Richard Pearl files; includes correspondence, memos, notes, meeting minutes, and other materials related to Pearl's term as Director of Litigation; subjects include hiring employees and interns, the Priorities Conference, and the Job Creation Task Force (16 folders) 1977-1978

Carton 125

Richard Pearl files; includes correspondence, minutes, reports, and articles related to Pearl's activities in Directing Attorneys' meetings and the farm labor, education, housing, and job creation task forces (15 folders) 1977-1978

 

Record Group 3. Administrative and Financial files circa 1966-1994

Scope and Contents

This record group contains correspondence, memos, reports, budget information, meeting material, program evaluations, office manuals, and miscellaneous office files relating to the daily administrative and financial operations of CRLA's central office, as well as some of the regional branch offices. Other materials of interest include contracts and other records related to community and legal workers unions, particularly the United Legal Workers of California (ULWC). Also included are files compiled by Barbara Rasmussen, Special Assistant to the Executive Director and later Community Relations Coordinator.
 

Series 1. General Administrative and Financial Records

Box 14

Accrual reports; also includes budget deficit information 1986

Carton 92

Administrative records; includes evaluations, budgets, correspondence, memos, reports, and training materials; subjects include evaluations of branch offices and merger of CRLA with regional legal aid offices (22 folders) 1976-1982

Carton 116

Administrative records; includes correspondence, memos, and other material relating to central administration, alternate structure committee, food law, general counsel, library, litigation unit, migrant unit, reclamation unit, regional counsel, senior citizens, and CRLA branch offices (26 folders) 1977-1982

Box 94

Administrative records; includes chronological files and LSC monitoring material related to the CRLA's internal operations (10 folders) 1985-1986

Box 296

Administrative records; includes CRLA by-laws, regional office assessments, grievance procedure, and basic unit litigation report from 1988 (4 folders) circa 1988

Box 118

Administrative records; includes job announcements, seniority lists, and worksheets (5 folders) 1982-1990

Box 293

Administrative records; includes LSC monitoring material related to the CRLA's internal operations PBI (private bar involvement) files, regional counsel applicants, and narrative reports (13 folders) circa 1983-1987

Box 63

Administrative records; includes manuals, contact lists, correspondence, notes, and memos related to CRLA's work with local legal aid societies, responsibilities of the office administrator and assistant, and the day-to-day workings of the central CRLA office (16 folders) 1973-1977

Carton 147

Administrative records; includes correspondence, memos, contracts, insurance policies, and statistical reports related to the day-to-day functions of the CRLA central office (24 folders) 1979-1986

Box 148

Administrative records; includes correspondence, memos, reports, and audits related to the day-to-day functions of the CRLA central office (8 folders) 1979-1985

Carton 151

Administrative records; includes correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, notes, job descriptions, salary scales, personnel manuals, and other material (25 folders) 1978-1986

Box 152

Administrative records; includes correspondence, memos, policies, seniority lists, and personnel manuals; topics include the education and health task forces, ULWC policies and procedures, and unemployment compensation (23 folders) 1976-1986

Box 203

Administrative records; includes memos, correspondence, leases, manuals, and other material relating to the daily functions of the CRLA central office; topics include computer information, job announcements, training, and office procedures (14 folders) 1976-80, 1982-86, 1989

Carton 117

Administrative and financial records; includes correspondence, evaluations, memos, budgets, and reports relating to employment matters (job descriptions, employee classifications and salary, evaluation and training, seniority lists), caseload management, CRLA history, alternative structure committee, finances, equipment disposal, budget, and conferences attended by CRLA staff (27 folders) 1970-1990

Carton 127

Administrative and financial records; includes memos, correspondence, reports, and other material related to staff finance and budget committee, smoking policy, two-bar rule waivers, summer work study interns, transcript reimbursement funds, the Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship Program, and telephone delivery (15 folders) 1980-1984

Carton 178

Administrative and financial records; includes memos, correspondence, training material, and manuals relating to the daily functions of the CRLA central office; topics include the budget, work study programs, and eathquake safety (20 folders) 1982-1988

Carton 209

Administrative and financial records; includes memos, budgets, correspondence, manuals, statistics, forms, and other materials relating to the daily functions of the CRLA central office; topics include budgets, field visits, operations, personnel, and office management (18 folders) 1978-1979, 1982-1985

Carton 91

Administrative and financial records; includes fiscal reports, office memos, forms, and statistical reports related to the CRLA's internal operations; also includes CRLA Operations Manual (1973) and new attorney training and orientation material (1973-1974) (33 folders) 1971-1974

Carton 264

Administrative and financial records; includes budgets, memos, correspondence, reports, complaints, training, polls, and other information relating to the daily functions of the CRLA central office; topics include budget deficits, training, social security, retrenchment, and pest control (21 folders) 1971-1981, 1985-88

Box 343

Administrative and financial records; includes audits, memos, correspondence, reports, training information, and other materials relating to the daily functions of the CRLA central office (17 folders) 1985-1988

Box 41

Attorney fees; includes notes, memos, reports, timesheets (7 folders) 1984-1986

Carton 13

Financial reports (basic and migrant); includes memos, notes 1982-1986

Box 40

Financial reports (basic and migrant); includes memos, notes, budget planning, deficit information, LSC refunding applications, library unit budget (12 folders) 1984-1987

 

Series 2. Chronological Office Files

Carton 153

Chronological office files; includes memos, correspondence, and other material related to the daily functions of the CRLA central office (42 folders) 1981-1984

Box 154

Chronological office files; includes memos, correspondence, and other material related to the daily functions of the CRLA central office, as well as correspondence from administrators and accountants (8 folders) 1981, 1984-85

Box 146

Chronological office files; includes correspondence, memos, contracts, and applications relating to the day-to-day functions of the CRLA central office (19 folders) 1985-1986

Carton 177

Chronological office files; includes memos, correspondence, and other material related to the daily functions of the CRLA central office (9 folders) 1990

 

Series 3. Evaluation Files

Carton 233

Employee evaluations and California Community Workers Union negotiations; includes master forms, memos, notes, and contracts (18 folders) 1977-79, 1981-83

Box 53

Evaluation materials; forms and training materials for evaluating attorneys, staff, cases, and programs (7 folders) circa 1977-1978

Box 386

Office evaluation files; includes Madera office material, case summary reports, memos; also central office evaluation report (2 folders) circa 1971-1978

Restricted Material

Closed until 2053
 

Series 4. Meetings

Box 57

Executive meetings; includes agendas, memos, notes, reports; also Appeals Committee, Nominating Committee, and miscellaneous meeting material (14 folders) 1977-1980

Box 56

Finance Committee meetings; includes agendas, memos, notes, reports (12 folders) 1978-1980

 

Series 5. Barbara Rasmussen Files

Carton 111

Barbara Rasmussen subject files; includes correspondence, memos, reports, news articles, testimony, and other materials related to CRLA activities (44 folders) 1966-1972

Carton 101

Barbara Rasmussen subject files; includes correspondence, memos, reports, news articles, testimony, and other materials related to CRLA activities (26 folders) 1966-1972

 

Series 6. Regional Offices

Box 375

El Centro files; includes clippings, notes, memos, contracts, miscellaneous files (10 folders) 1988-1998

Carton 143

Stanislaus Legal Aid; includes materials related to the day-to-day running of the Stanislaus Legal Aid office, such as invoices, tax returns, receipts, newsletters, correspondence, memos, grant applications, and other material (50 folders) 1974-1977

Carton 145

Stanislaus Legal Aid; includes materials related to the day-to-day running of the Stanislaus Legal Aid office, such as invoices, receipts, and financial statements (42 folders) 1974-1977

 

Series 7. United Legal Workers of California (ULWC)

Box 44

United Legal Workers of California (ULWC) contracts; includes contract negotiations and correspondence, contract proposals, notes, budget worksheets, drafts, union bargaining materials (10 folders) 1980-1982

Carton 234

United Legal Workers of California (ULWC) and California Community Workers Union negotiations; includes memoranda, correspondence, notes, and contracts, as well as news clippings and other material related to the ULWC strike in 1978 (17 folders) 1977-78, 1980, 1982-83

 

Series 8. Miscellaneous Material

Carton 373

Miscellaneous material; notes, memos, clippings, pleadings (21 folders) circa 1983-1989

Box 374

Miscellaneous material; includes memos regarding training, standards, and performance monitoring; also publication relating to Latino issues (2 folders) 1994

 

Record Group 4. Communication and Development files circa 1966-1996

Scope and Contents

This record group contains correspondence, memos, press releases, news clippings, reports, articles and other materials related to CRLA's efforts to communicate their goals and accomplishments to the general public, and to monitor the public’s perception of CRLA. It also includes grant applications, fund-raising files, and outreach event information, documenting CRLA's strategies for securing support for the organization. Of particular interest are the many letters of support for CRLA sent in response to Reagan's 1970 veto of CRLA funding. This series also contains material related to the establishment of the California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF) and its effort to secure funding for CRLA activities outside the federal government.
 

Series 1. CRLA Foundation (CRLAF)

Half-box 379

CRLA Foundation (CRLAF) articles of incorporation and bylaws (1 folder) 1981

Carton 179

CRLA Foundation (CRLAF); includes billing and contract information for grants administered by the CRLA Foundation (22 folders) 1982-1987

Carton 237

CRLA Foundation (CRLAF); includes memoranda, correspondence, and contracts related to the daily functions of the CRLAF; also includes records related to the Rural Justice Foundation, a precursor to the CRLAF (26 folders) 1978-1980, 1986, 1991

Box 238

CRLA Foundation (CRLAF); includes memoranda, correspondence, and other material related to the daily functions of the CRLAF (3 folders) 1983-84

 

Series 2. Fundraising and Grant Files

Carton 265

Fundraising and publicity materials; includes newsclippings, memos, correspondence, budgets, notes, and CRLA publications on a range of topics including CRLAF board meetings, fundraising, grants, support and recognition events, and requests for publications (16 folders) 1966, 1981-83, 1985-86, 1988-1990

Carton 137

Grant materials; includes proposals, correspondence, budgets, reports, and other material related to grants from foundations such as the Episcopal Coalition for Human Needs, the Poverello Fund, and the Walter S. Johnson Foundation (66 folders) 1982-1989

Box 138

Grant materials; includes proposals, correspondence, budgets, reports, and other material related to grants from foundations such as the MacArthur Foundation and National Rural Fellows (36 folders) 1982-1989

Box 139

Grant materials; includes proposals, correspondence, budgets, reports, and other material related to grants from the Needmor Fund and Northern California Grantmakers (10 folders) 1984

Half-box 381

Miscellaneous material; includes clippings; fund raising conference; San Joaquin Valley healthcare report (3 folders) circa 1990-1996

 

Series 3. News Clippings

Box 36

News clippings; mostly related to California Welfare reform and Reagan (11 folders) 1970-1971

Carton 77

News clippings; includes clippings from California papers containing mention of the CRLA and its work (13 folders) 1971-1972

Carton 17

News clippings; mostly related to California Welfare reform (42 folders) 1971-1975

Box 26

News clippings; photocopies of news clippings about to CRLA activities and related topics (6 folders) circa 1979-1981

Carton 18

News clippings; photocopies of news clippings relating to legal services compiled by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) (21 folders) circa 1981-1982

Box 19

News clippings; photocopies of news clippings relating to legal services compiled by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) (6 folders) circa 1981-1982

Box 27

News clippings; photocopies of news clippings about CRLA activities and related topics (12 folders) circa 1982

Carton 170, Folders 10-13

News clippings 1976, 1985

Box 65

News clippings and press releases; includes press releases issued by CRLA as well as clippings of articles mentioning CRLA (7 folders) 1967-1970

Box 28

News clippings and summaries; photocopies of news clippings about to CRLA activities and related topics; includes articles and reports ( 4 folders) circa 1968-1980

Box 311

News clippings; related to CRLA activities and priority areas (12 folders) 1979-1980

Carton 167

News clippings; related to CRLA activities and priority areas (16 folders) 1983-1987

 

Series 4. Publications

Half-box 380

Publications; includes Poverty and Social Reform: OEO, Legal Services and the Case of California Rural Legal Assistance (Don R. Broyles) (2 folders)

Box 64

Publications; includes drafts and offprints of “California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA): Survival of a Poverty Law Practice” by Michael Bennett and Cruz Reynoso, as well as related correspondence; offprint of Political Interference with Publicly Funded Lawyers: The CRLA Controversy and the Future of Legal Services" by Jerome B. Falk, Jr. and Stuart R. Pollak; CRLA publication Rural California: Hope Amidst Poverty; and publications from other organizations that relate to CRLA work (8 folders). 1971-1973

Carton 170, Folders 6-9

Publications; includes articles written by CRLA staff and discussion about a CRLA newsletter 1981, 1985-86

Carton 170, Folders 1-5

Publications from other organizations 1974-1977

 

Series 5. Support Letters (Reagan Veto)

Carton 23

Support letters (Reagan veto); includes refunding support letters from legal service organizations, law schools, politicians, health, welfare, and labor organizations, religious groups, attorneys, judiciary, and others, mostly to Governor Reagan, President Nixon, and OEO Directors, Donald Rumsfeld and Frank Carlucci; also communication with CRLA regarding support efforts (34 folders) circa 1967-1971

Carton 24

Support letters (Reagan veto); includes refunding support letters from legal service organizations, law schools, politicians, health, welfare, and labor organizations, religious groups, attorneys, judiciary, and others, mostly to Governor Reagan, President Nixon, and OEO Directors, Donald Rumsfeld and Frank Carlucci; also communication with CRLA regarding support efforts (36 folders) circa 1970-1971

Box 25

Support letters (Reagan veto); includes refunding support letters from legal service organizations, law schools, politicians, health, welfare, and labor organizations, religious groups, attorneys, judiciary, and others, mostly to Governor Reagan, President Nixon, and OEO Directors, Donald Rumsfeld and Frank Carlucci; also communication with CRLA regarding support efforts (9 folders) circa 1970-1971

 

Record Group 5. Advocacy circa 1967-1998

Scope and Contents

This record group contains material related to CRLA's legal, community, and policy advocacy work. CRLA legal staff not only represented clients in court, but also advocated before state commissions such as the utilities board to institute policies that would aid the poor and those for whom English was not their first language. The record group is divided into three series. The first series contains working files from CRLA attorneys Stephen Rosenbaum and Tony White. The Legislation series contains drafts and copies of California Senate and Assembly Bills relevant to CRLA priority areas, as well as related correspondence and notes. The Litigation Series contains pleadings, research and discovery files, case notes, memos, and correspondence from legal cases, either argued by CRLA attorneys or of interest to CRLA. Sample cases include California Agrarian Action Project (CAAP) v. University of California Regents, Furukawa Farms v. CRLA, and United Farm Workers (UFW) v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS).
 

Series 1. Individual Attorney Files

Carton 368

Stephen Rosenbaum, CRLA history files; includes mostly "Lit-Directors" conference files and clippings (29 folders) circa 1982-1992

Box 244

Stephen Rosenbaum, working files on the IRCA; includes promotional material, amendments, and correspondence related to the IRCA and immigration (10 folders) circa 1980-1990

Box 245

Stephen Rosenbaum, working files on Special Agricultural Workers (SAWS) and immigration; includes SAWS and RAWS (Replacement Agricultural Workers) correspondence, conference materials, alien eligibility research, and selective service documents (13 folders) circa 1980-1990

Carton 246

Stephen Rosenbaum, working files; includes immigration research materials, correspondence, clippings, committee minutes; topics include naturalization, eligibility, INS proposals, day laborers, and compliance (32 folders) circa 1980-1990

Box 247

Stephen Rosenbaum, working files on DeHaro v. City of St. Helena (Calif.), and alienage as it relates to labor issues; record types include research documents, correspondence, pleadings, and clippings (10 folders) circa 1980-1990

Box 248

Stephen Rosenbaum, working files; includes pleadings from various cases, such as: Catholic Social Services (CSS) v. Meese, various class action approval forms, United Farm Workers (UFW) v. INS, and the appeals documents from Zambrano v. INS (7 folders) circa 1980-1990

Box 249

Stephen Rosenbaum, working files, administrative and correspondence; includes training materials, poverty-law seminar papers, outreach, and research on negotiations and attorney's fees, and correspondence (12 folders) circa 1980-1990

Box 320

Tony White, administrative and LSC files (Legal Service Corporation); includes LSC issues and regulations files, monitoring, annual progress reports, procedures and instructions files, district office notes and guidelines, intake directions, and general research (26 folders) circa 1984-1990

Carton 218

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged A-B; topics include action board documents, attorneys' fees, and AWPA through bankruptcy, breach of fiduciary duty, and Brown v. The Artery Organization; record types include pleadings, memos, clippings, and research documents (38 folders) circa 1980-1995

Carton 215

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged A-C; topics include access to public records research through CHAIN (California housing action and information network) documents; record types include clippings, memos and correspondence, pleadings, and research (45 folders) circa 1980-1995

Box 216

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged B-C; topics include CHFA and child discrimination (4 folders) circa 1980-1995

Box 219

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged and includes topics that start with the letter C; topics include California farm labor through CEQA updates and CFR federal preferences (14 folders) circa 1980-1995

Carton 217

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged C-D; topics include claim of exemption through disclosure of social services; record types include research, memos, correspondence, pleadings, and clippings (49 folders) circa 1980-1995

Carton 303

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged D-E; topics include displacement, DMV records, discrimination, EDD, employee housing and rights, equal protection, ethics, and eviction; record types include pleadings, correspondence, research documents, and clippings (43 folders)

Carton 214

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged E-F; topics include eviction issues through First Amendment issues; record types include research documents, memos, pleadings, clippings, motions, injunctions, and correspondence (55 folders) circa 1980-1995

Carton 276

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged F-H; topics include Gilroy development, good cause evictions, growth management, and habitability; record types include, mostly pleadings, research documents, correspondence and notes (40 folders) circa 1985-1990

Carton 242

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged and includes topics that start with the letter H; topics mostly include HUS housing, and housing issues; includes pleadings, research, memos and related correspondence (24 folders) circa 1981-1994

Carton 241

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged and includes topics that start with the letter H; topics mostly include housing issues and homelessness; also includes public health and handicapped issues research; record types include inter-office memos, pleadings, clippings, correspondence, and research (51folders) circa 1985-1994

Carton 277

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged I-L; topics include illegal leases, implied rights, labor issues, and late fees; record types include research documents, correspondence, pleadings, and notes (54 folders) circa 1985-1995

Box 243

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged and includes topics that start with the letter P; topics mostly include public housing; record types include pleadings, correspondence, research documents, and clippings (19 folders) circa 1981-1991

Carton 240

Tony White, working files, alphabetically arranged R-S; topics include retaliation and rental research through Santa Clara County and San Francisco evictions (and Section 8 issues)(38 folders) circa 1980-1995

Box 299

Tony White, mixed case files; includes the Christopher Ranch case, McFarland Water, Rancho Salinas, and housing cases; record types include pleadings, correspondence, notes, and research (16 folders) circa 1985-1990

Half-box 387

Tony White, mixed files; includes memos, notes, clippings (1 folder) circa 1981-1984

 

Series 2. Legislation

Box 372

Auto Insurance legislation; Senate and Assembly Bills related to motor vehicle reparations; includes copies of bills and amended bills, reports, notes, memos, correspondence (8 folders) 1973-1974

Carton 266, Folders 17-19

ACR 74; correspondence and notes concerning legislation that required a comprehensive study to determine the language needs of non-English speaking citizens at every step of the judicial process 1973-1975

Carton 319

Consumer rights legislation; topics include UCCC (United Consumer Credit Code) and consumer credit warranties (50 folders) circa 1970-1975

Carton 366

Consumer rights legislation; includes Assembly and Senate Bills (27 folders) 1972-1974

Carton 362

Consumer rights legislation; includes Assembly Bills (47 folders) 1973-1974

Carton 322

Consumer rights legislation; includes United Consumer Credit Code (UCCC), and model Consumer Credit Act files and redrafts, copies of Senate Bills, correspondence, and research (35 folders) circa 1972-1975

Carton 383

Consumer rights legislation; includes notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on credit life and disability, consumer finance, and finance companies (42 folders) circa 1975

Box 384

Consumer rights legislation; includes notes and correspondence on credit reporting (5 folders) circa 1975

Carton 302

Consumer rights legislation; includes Senate and Assembly Bills (66 folders) 1971-1980

Carton 321

Consumer rights legislation; includes United Consumer Credit Code (UCCC), and other miscellaneous consumer related Senate Bills (44 folders) circa 1970-1980

Box 323

Correspondence; includes miscellaneous incoming and outgoing letters and memos regarding legislation and civil rights issues (10 folders) circa 1979-1980, 1981

Box 324

Correspondence; includes regarding housing issues in legislation (5 folders) circa 1979-1980

Carton 198

Education legislation; includes Assembly bills (37 folders) 1972

Carton 363

Education legislation; includes Assembly and Senate Bills (80 folders) circa 1970-1975

Carton 257

Education legislation; includes Assembly and Senate bills (48 folders) circa 1970-1979

Carton 258

Education legislation; includes Assembly and Senate bills (65 folders) circa 1970-1979

Carton 259

Education legislation; includes Assembly and Senate bills (109 folders) circa 1970-1979

Box 310

Education legislation; includes Assembly and Senate bills (41 folders) circa 1970-1979

Box 252

Employment legislation; includes Senate bills (17 folders) 1973-1974

Carton 326

Employment legislation; includes Senate and Assembly Bills (31 folders) circa 1973-1985

Carton 367

Ex-offender legislation; includes Assembly and Senate Bills (26 folders) circa 1970-1975

Carton 327

Finance legislation; includes topics such as financial responsibility and no fault insurance (43 folders) circa 1970-1980

Carton 359

Health issues legislation; includes Senate and Assembly bills (46 folders) circa 1978

Box 354

Healthcare legislation; includes notes, reports, correspondence, and other material related to the state of California's efforts to establish universal health care (4 folders) circa 1990

Carton 199

Legislation (numerical); includes Assembly bills: AB48-AB2699 (54 folders) 1971

Carton 250

Legislation (numerical); includes Assembly and Senate bills: AB2719-AB3057; ACA39-AJR125; SB10-SB1627; SCR124 (54 folders) 1971

Carton 196

Legislation (numerical); includes Senate bills: SB26-SB1454, SCR4; also legislation related to minority representation on juries (41 folders) 1972

Carton 251

Legislation (numerical); includes Assembly and Senate bills: AB101-AB3770; ACA13-ACA60; AJR89; ACR192; SB80-SB2246; SJR9; SCA3 (66 folders) 1973-1974

Carton 300

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills 9-234, Assembly Constitutional Amendment 45, and Senate Bills 1493, 1419, and 1420; includes notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on labor relations, prisons, insurance, taxation, civil servants, real estate, housing, MediCal, courts, and other matters (56 folders) circa 1972

Carton 269

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills 510-891; also notes and correspondence on proposed legislation involving insurance, contracts, courts, zoning, real estate, and other matters (47 folders) 1979-1980

Carton 283

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills 910-2179; also notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on insurance, real estate, courts, land use, elections, development, taxation, contracts, public employment, housing, cities, and other matters (66 folders) 1979-1980

Carton 350

Mixed legislation; includes notes and correspondence on proposed assembly and senate bills on migrant education, workmen's comp, child care, voter registration, job training, labor relations, and other matters (75 folders) circa 1980

Box 284

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills 2200-2753; also notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on real estate, insurance, courts, and other matters (28 folders) 1979-1980

Carton 285

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills 2784-3439, Assembly Constitutional Amendments 5-78, and other assembly legislation; also notes and correspondence on proposed legislation, constitutional amendments, resolution, and other types of legislation on real estate, elections, housing, loans, contracts, insurance, taxation, energy conservation, and other matters (51 folders) 1979-1980

Carton 344

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills 44-2856, Assembly Constitutional Amendments 5-54, Assembly Concurrent Resolutions 23-44, Assembly Joint Resolutions 8-31, House Resolution 13, and Senate Bills 22-584; includes notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on benefits eligibility, housing, child care, welfare eligibility, English as the official state language, the voting rights act, bilingual education, and other matters (100 folders)

Carton 351

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills 2254-3830, Assembly Constitutional Amendments 68 and 84, and Assembly Concurrent Resolutions 33, 61, and 100; includes notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on unemployment, courts, insurance, housing, discrimination, real estate, and other matters (94 folders)

Carton 304

Mixed legislation; includes Senate Bills 2-1158, other state legislation; includes notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on education, budget, housing, labor, and other matters (35 folders)

Carton 280

Mixed legislation; includes Senate Bills 1026-2037, Senate Constitutional Amendments 4-44, Senate Concurrent Resolutions 26, 29, 58, and Department of Housing and Community Development Budget; includes notes and correspondence on proposed legislation and constitutional amendments regarding real estate, contracts, courts, standards of affordable housing, loan interest rates, and other matters (70 folders) 1979-1980

Carton 281

Mixed legislation; includes Senate Bills 9-997; also notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on domestic violence, legal proceedings, insurance, courts, real estate, public transportation, and other matters (75 folders) 1979-1980

Carton 282

Mixed legislation; Senate Bills 1309-2224, Senate Constitutional Amendments 40-66, Senate Concurrent Resolution 75; also notes and correspondence on proposed legislation on courts, the budget, unemployment compensation, insurance, real estate, housing, welfare, and other matters (67 folders) 1978-1979

Box 325

Mixed legislation; includes 1979 legislative report, Assembly and Senate session material (4 folders) 1979-1982

Carton 328

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills (49 folders) circa 1977-1978

Carton 329

Mixed legislation; includes Senate Bills (66 folders) circa 1977-1978

Carton 360

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills from the 1975-1976 session, AB 1-899, a large portion of records dealing with the right to vote, labor commissioners' enforcement of labor laws, and employer practices regarding arrest records (30 folders) 1975-1976

Carton 356

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills from the 1977-1978 session, AB 1000-2199 (54 folders) 1977-1978

Box 357

Mixed legislation; includes Senate Bills from the 1975-1976 sessions, SB 1700-2172 (15 folders) 1975-1976

Carton 355

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills from the 1975-1976 session, AB 901-4502 (42 folders) 1975-1976

Carton 364

Mixed legislation; includes Assembly Bills from the 1979-1980 session, AB 1-499 (40 folders) 1979-1980

Box 287

Mixed legislation; includes notes and correspondence on Senate Bills, Senate Constitutional Amendments, Senate Resolutions, Assembly Bills, and general legislative correspondence (24 folders) 1978-1980

Carton 361

Research; includes employment materials regarding civil rights, Proposition 10, and other related topics (33 folders) 1973-1976

Carton 358

Research; includes civil rights and voting rights legislation; record types include copies of bills, clippings, publications, and correspondence (28 folders) 1975-1976

Carton 382

Voting rights legislation; Ex-Felon Voting Rights (Proposition 10); includes voting pamphlets, census information, campaigning materials, committee information, voting records in the Senate and Assembly, prosecution statistics, press releases, notes, memorandums, correspndence; also includes related cases, Ramirez v. Brown, Richardson v. Ramirez (32 folders) 1964-1974

 

Series 3. Litigation

Carton 195

California Agrarian Action Project (CAAP) v. UC Regents; includes pleadings; also reports, policy research, clippings, articles, correspondence (24 folders) 1977-1981

Carton 291

California Agrarian Action Project (CAAP) v. UC Regents, plaintiffs' exhibits; includes exhibits 256, 257, 345-569, and volume one and two of the status of proof (22 folders)

Carton 292

California Agrarian Action Project (CAAP) v. UC Regents, plaintiffs' exhibits 1100-1373.2, 1400-1480.83, 1600-1697, 1700-2521, 2700-3825 (16 folders)

Carton 42

California Agrarian Action Project (CAAP) v. UC Regents; pleadings, transcripts, exhibits (34 folders) circa 1985

Box 43

California Agrarian Action Project (CAAP) v. UC Regents; includes pleadings, transcripts, exhibits (10 folders) circa 1985

Box 225

CRLA litigation case summaries and docket notebooks (5 folders) 1967-1979

Box 339

CRLA v. Superior Court of California for the County of Santa Barbara; includes exhibits in support of petition, petition for writ of mandate, application for leave to file amicus curiae brief in support of petition (4 folders) 1992

Box 338

CRLA v. Superior Court of California for the County of Santa Barbara; includes Court of Appeals pleadings (5 folders) 1992-1994

Box 312

Castro v. California; pleadings (4 folders) circa 1968-1969

Carton 186

Catholic Social Services (CSS) v. Meese (Barr), depositions; also includes exhibits used during the depositions and reporters' transcripts of judge's decision (23 folders) c. 1987-1992

Box 297

Committee for Full Employment (CFE) v. Blumenthal, Secretary of Treasury; includes pleadings, opening brief, working file, clippings, as well as, notes, oral arguments, and research on revenue sharing (17 folders) c. 1977

Box 227

Education litgation: bilingual regulations and financing; including Mexican-American Council on Education v. Board of Education for United School District No. 457, Larry P. v. Riles, Office of the Sacramento County Superintendent od Schools v. State of California; includes preliminary statements, answers, orders, complaints, reports, news articles, correspondence (19 folders) 1978-1985

Carton 317

Espindola v. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS); pleadings; also Naranjo-Aguilera v. INS and Velasquez v. Ackerman (12 folders) 1992-1993

Carton 202

Exhibits for unidentified mechanization case (14 folders)

Box 313

Famous CRLA cases historical file; includes notes, cases summaries, and docket sheets on famous and compelling cases (8 folders) circa 1967-1988

Carton 369

Furukawa Farms, Bill Hoerger's files regarding 1989 ALRB election hearing; includes Borrello flier information and event files; document types include: pleadings, memos and correspondence, research and discovery files, clippings, and publications (37 folders) c. 1988-1989

Carton 331

Furukawa Farms v. CRLA; includes Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) proceedings, payroll data, exhibits, interrogatories, depositions, motions, briefs, expert witness information, attorney notes and information, press releases, memos, correspondence (23 folders) 1987-1995

Carton 337

Furakawa Farms v. CRLA; includes contract agreements, exhibits and documents produced, depositions, correspondence (29 folders) 1988-1991

Carton 334

Furukawa Farms v. CRLA; includes depositions, exhibits, declarations, reporter's transcripts of proceedings, correspondence (27 folders) 1989-1991

Carton 336

Furukawa Farms v. CRLA; includes proceedings, exhibits and witness examinations; also witness files, hearing transcripts, interrogatories, growers contracts, notes; Superior Court pleadings and exhibits (21 folders) 1988-1991

Carton 333

Furukawa Farms v. CRLA; includes Superior Court pleadings and exhibits, bankruptcy proceedings, growers contract, correspondence (17 folders) 1988-1994

Box 332

Furukawa Farms v. CRLA; includes Superior Court pleadings and exhibits (8 folders) 1990-1991

Box 335

Furukawa Farms v. CRLA; includes witness files, testimonies, hearing transcripts, interrogatories, notes, correspondence (10 folders) 1988-1990

Carton 330

Pauline Gee files; primarily focused on education and immigrant labor; includes case summaries, case information, legal codes, Department of Education rules and regulations, correspndence, memos, reports, studies, newsletters, news articles, annual reports, notes (22 folders) 1968-1998

Carton 222

Gonzalez v. Furukawa Farms; includes complaints and amended complaints, motions, requests for documents, arbitration documents, depositions, exhibits, Joint Appendix on Class Certification Appeal (21 folders) 1987-1992

Box 223

Gonzalez v. Furukawa Farms; includes defendant's interrogatories, working drafts, research (7 folders) 1987-1992

Carton 301

Gordon v. Justice Court of Yuba City; includes pleadings, research, notes, memos, legislation, and correspondence concerning the legality of non-attorneys serving on justice courts that hear criminal cases (25 folders)

Box 58

Hampton v. Wong; includes Supreme Court, ninth circuit documents, appellants reply briefs, brief of amici curiae, other briefs; also correspondence, research, pleadings 1973-1974

Box 318

De Haro v. St. Helena (Calif.); includes discovery files (8 folders) 1993-1994

Restricted Material

Closed until 2069
Box 226

Immigration litigation; including International Molders Union v. Nelson (INS), Equal Rights Congress v. Nelson, United Farm Workers of America v. Nelson, including motions, briefs, summaries, opinions, orders, declarations, affidavits, research, correspondence, news articles; also includes Special Agricultural Workers (SAW) information, newsletters, correspondence (8 folders) 1978-1993

Carton 224

International Human Rights files; includes petitions to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Organization of American States (OAR) and UN High Commissioner, human rights files involving Amnesty International, International Human Rights Law Group (IHRLG), National Council of Churches, Lawyers Committee for International Human Rights, International Human Rights Bill/Treaty; Central Valley Equal Rights Coucil (CVERC) v US including related research and news articles relating to immigrant drowning deaths, also includes exhibits, investigation reports, press releases (14 folders) 1979-1992

Carton 108

Kievlan v. Dahlberg/ Kievlan v. Maier; includes pleadings, correspondence, and court documents; the case concerns a group of senior citizens suing Dahlberg Electronics over false advertising for hearing aids (11 folders)

Box 110

Legal research; topics include mechanization of agriculture and attorneys' fees (9 folders)

Box 181

Lopez v. Davidian, correspondence; also includes research on related cases, research notes, and miscellaneous related records such as questionnaires for potential witnesses, and press clippings (9 folders) circa 1988-1994

Carton 182

Lopez v. Davidian, pleadings; also includes extra copies of orders, briefs, and complaints as well as exhibits used at trial circa 1988-1994

Box 180

Lopez v. Davidian (Lopez v. Ezell); includes memos and correspondence and supporting documents relating to the defendants and plaintiffs: records of deportable aliens, INS reports, and temporary worker identification card copies (8 folders) circa 1989-1990

Restricted Material

Closed Until 2065
Box 183

Lopez v. Ezell (Davidian), depositions; includes copies of depositions, exhibits presented in support, and reporters' transcripts (13 folders) 1989-1990

Carton 87

MAPA v. Honig; includes pleadings for original case, appeal, summary judgment, and settlement, as well as exhibits and depositions (16 folders) 1985-1991

Carton 88

MAPA v. Honig; includes correspondence, notes and drafts, and research and discovery (25 folders) 1985-1991

Box 89

MAPA v. Honig; includes research and discovery, publicity, and other materials related to the case (10 folders) 1985-1991

Box 185

Martinez v. Jeannette, depositions; includes the deposition of Susan Jeannette and Pedro Martinez, exhibits, and other deponents' testimony (8 folders) circa 1990-1991

Box 184

Martinez v. Jeannette, reporters' transcripts; also includes partial transcript of appeals, and reporters' declarations regarding deponents' failure to appear (10 folders) circa 1990-1991

Box 295

Mixed case files; includes Knight v. CRLA, Knight v. California, Flores v. El Centro School District, and Sayler Appellate brief memos (5 folders) circa 1977, 1989-1991

Box 388

Mixed case files; includes UFW v. INS (sealed deposition and exhibits); Stephen Rosenbaum immigration cases material; ARC v. Department of Developmental Disabilities; Seabolt v. Rossi (5 folders) circa 1976-1987

Restricted Material

Closed until 2062
Carton 105

Mixed case files; includes Tomakin v. U.S., Rosaz v. City of Stockton, Hart v. County of Riverside, Patricak v. Tennessee Department of Public Welfare, Larson v. Romney, and Findrilakis v. Secretary of HUD; documents includes pleadings, research, and notes (23 folders)

Carton 207

Mixed case files; includes material on Chavez v. Superior Farming Company, DBAC v. Alameda County, UFW v. INS, Andrews v. ALRB, Hernandez v. SUSD, Lopez v. Mathews, Mel Smith Chevrolet v. Hernandez, Sebastian v. J. C. Penney, and various insurance cases (12 folders)

Carton 107

Mixed case files; includes Alice v. State Department of Social Welfare, AMAE v. Saxon, and Kievlan v. Maier; documents include pleadings, notes, and correpsondence (20 folders)

Carton 106

Mixed case files; includes COMA v. City Council and Findrilakis v. Secretary of HUD; documents include pleadings, depositions, notes, discovery, research, and correspondence (19 folders)

Carton 109

Mixed case files; includes pleadings, research, drafts, depositions, and correspondence related to Flores v. El Centro School District, research and transcripts relating to amici briefs for Bakke v. UC Regents, and correspondence and research relating to attorneys' fees (23 folders)

Carton 266, Folders 1-16

Mixed case files; includes material on Maria P. v Riles, Carrillo v. Ballin, Cruz v. CRLA, and Flores v. El Centro School District, as well as declarations for an unidentified 1973 court case, docket sheets from 1977, caseload statistics for 1978, and case handling manual revisions

Box 208

Mixed material; includes memos, reports, articles, and pleadings on topics such as housing and rent, the Stockton CRLA office, and writs of habeus corpus (7 folders) 1974, 1977, 1983-86

Box 192

Monthly case summary reports; includes reports from various regional offices (9 folders) 1974

Restricted Material

Closed until 2049
Boxes 200-201

Private Law Corporations; includes correspondence and billing information related to CRLA's contracts with private law firms to handle pro bono cases 1982-1987

Carton 149

PT&T case; includes proceedings related to applications brought by The Pacific Telephone and Telegraph company before the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California to increase rates, and investigations by the Commission into fees charged by telephone companies in California (12 folders) 1981, 1983

Carton 47

PT&T case; includes testimony, exhibits, motions, decisions, correspondence, and miscellaneous documents related to application for rate increase (24 folders) circa 1980-1982

Box 48

PT&T case; includes Public Advocates, Inc. materials, bilingual services, affirmative action files, briefs, decisions (11 folders) circa 1980-1982

Box 194

Reclamation case materials; includes clippings, articles, correspondence, testimony, related briefs, grant proposal and reports (8 folders) 1976-1980

Box 129

Research material; includes material on Medi-Cal, welfare, rural health services, United Farm Workers, migrant housing, reapportionment, reclamation laws, and farmworker disability (13 folders) 1974-75, 1979-81, 1983

Carton 132

Research material; includes clippings from the Food, Agriculture, and Rural Affairs Information Service (10 folders) circa 1975-1980

Box 230

Research material; includes news clippings and articles on such topics as welfare, socialized medicine, and agricultural mechanization (8 folders) 1967, 1970, 1973, 1980-81

Carton 294

Schmidt v. Superior Court (Valley Mobile Park Investments), pleadings; also includes notes and research, correspondence, and amicus briefs (10 folders) circa 1985 - 1990

Box 76

Stanislaus County Bar Association v. CRLA; includes correspondence, petitions, evidence, and other materials related to the Stanislaus County Bar Association's efforts to keep CRLA from practicing law in California (6 folders) 1966-1968

Box 187

United Farm Workers (UFW) v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS), transcripts; includes reporters' transcripts of trial and proceedings of evidentiary hearing (4 folders)

Box 189

United Farm Workers (UFW) v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS); includes correspondence, mostly regarding monitoring reports and press releases (6 folders) 1987-1994

Box 210

United Farm Workers (UFW) v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS), depositions (11 folders) 1987-1989

Carton 211

United Farm Workers (UFW) v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS); includes pleadings, motions and orders (14 folders)

Box 212

United Farm Workers (UFW) v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS), exhibits; includes plaintiffs' first, second, third, and fourth partial sets of exhibits, various defendants' exhibits, and other exhibits presented during the proceedings as well as subpoenas and SAW records (10 folders)

Box 213

United Farm Workers (UFW) v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS), research and publicity files; also includes miscellaneous data reports and notes on the case (5 folders)

Box 188

United Farm Workers (UFW) v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS), declarations; includes notes and correspondence related to the declarations, applications for temporary resident status (INS forms), and record of proceeding request forms (6 folders)

Restricted Material

Closed Until 2060
Box 150

Utility company employment practices and bilingual services; includes proceedings related to applications brought before the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California concerning employment discrimination by telephone companies, and the need to require telephone companies to provide bilingual services (4 folders) 1981-1984

Box 353

Western Land Office Inc. v. Cervantes and Hernandez v. Brock; includes proceedings, notes, correspondence, and other materials (7 folders)

Carton 228

Zambrano v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS); includes appeal information, motions, orders, excerpts of record, declarations, tarnscripts, proceedings, briefs, appellate rules and procedures, federal litigation procedure, client information packets, statistics, related cases, correspondence, memos, notes (24 folders) 1986-1993

Box 229

Zambrano v. Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS); includes research, related cases, press releases, news articles, correspondence, memos, notes (7 folders) 1986-1993

Carton 298

Zermeno v. PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric); includes research, correspondence, related legislation, pleadings, and notes (47 folders) circa 1979

 

Record Group 6. Program files circa 1970-1997

Scope and Contents

This record group contains correspondence, memos, reports, subject files, and other material related to CRLA programs, units (i.e. migrant units), and task forces, as well as its annual Priorities Conferences and related programs and meetings. Task force topics include migrant labor, immigration, jobs, housing, education, land reclamation, and prisons, among others. This series also includes material related to CRLA's involvement with the Cooperative Legal Services Center (CLSC). Also included are attorney and staff training and orientation files.
 

Series 1. Cooperative Legal Services Center (CLSC)

Carton 62

Cooperative Legal Services Center (CLSC); includes correspondence, memos, contact lists, dockets, and statistics relating to CLSC; topics include the defunding of CLSC because of cuts to CLRA's funding in the late 1970s (21 folders) 1974-1978

Carton 171

Cooperative Legal Services Center (CLSC); includes correspondence and memos related to the day-to-day running of the CLSC, as well as the 1977 Legal Services Corporation evaluation of the program (27 folders) 1975-1977

Box 172

Cooperative Legal Services Center (CLSC); includes memos to offices, material for back up centers, and dockets (6 folders) 1972-1977

 

Series 2. Priorities Conferences and Task Forces

Carton 128

Priorities conferences and task forces; includes memos, correspondence, reports, and other material on the Asilomar Priorities Conferences and the civil rights, economic development, employment, farm labor, job creation, and migrant unit task forces (23 folders) 1974-1980, 1982, 1983, 1986

Box 346

Priorities Conferences; includes memos, correspondence, reports, and conference material related to preparations for the 1985 and 1997 priorities conferences at Asilomar (8 folders) 1985, 1997

Box 79

Task forces; includes memos, correspondence, reports, and other material on the Senior Citizens Law Program, the Food Law Center, and the Housing task force, as well as general information on CRLA task forces (9 folders) 1974-1977

Carton 115

Task forces; includes memos, correspondence, reports, and other material on the education, housing, labor, and health task forces (19 folders) 1979-1980

Box 231

Task forces; includes memos, correspondence, and other material related to task forces on topics such as migrant workers, reclamation, education, housing, and job creation (16 folders) 1975, 1977-79

Box 232

Task forces and Priorities Conferences; includes memos, correspondence, agendas, and other material relating to priorities conferences in the 1970s and early 1980s as well as the farm labor and immigration task forces (10 folders) 1976-1979, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1990-1991

Box 267

Task forces and Priorities Conferences; includes correspondence, memos, notes, reports, and other material relating to priorities conferences in the late 1970s and early 1980s, migrant units, and the labor task force (12 folders) 1979-1980, 1982, 1987

 

Series 3. Sacramento Migrant Unit

Carton 286

Sacramento Migrant Unit; includes correspondence, memos, notes, and other materials relating to topics such as education, farm labor, rural health, pesticides, housing, industrial relations, and vacancies on the University of California Board of Regents (34 folders) 1978-1981

Carton 288

Sacramento Migrant Unit; includes correspondence, memos, notes and other materials relating to topics such as children, women's health, state budget concerns, Freedom of Information Act litigation, farm labor, rural health, and clerical unions (28 folders) 1978-1981

Box 305

Sacramento Migrant Unit; includes correspondence, memos, and other material relating to litigation, lobbying, conferences, and organizations including the Commission on the Status of Women, La Cooperativa, and La Raza Legal Alliance (20 folders) 1978-1981

Box 306

Sacramento Migrant Unit; includes reports, notes, correspondence, and memos on topics relating to migrant farm workers, such as health, immigration, and welfare (36 folders) 1978-1981

Boxes 307-308

Sacramento Migrant Unit; includes reports, notes, correspondence, memos, newsletters and other materials on topics relating to migrant farm workers from organizations such as the General Accounting Office, the National Immigration Law Center, and the California Employment Development Department 1985-1995

Carton 309

Sacramento Migrant Unit; includes reports, notes, correspondence, and memos on topics relating to migrant farm workers, such as health, housing, education, unemployment insurance, and mechanization (16 folders) 1978-1981

Box 340

Sacramento Migrant Unit; includes reports and other publications on topics relating to migrant farm workers, including family health, unemployment insurance, office of migrant services regulations, retraining efforts for cannery workers, and education inequality (37 folders) 1978-1981

Box 345

Sacramento Migrant Unit; includes memos, correspondence, notes and other material on topics relating to migrant farm workers, including education, farm labor, and health (47 folders) 1978-1981

Boxes 341-342

Sacramento Migrant Unit, correspondence 1981

 

Series 4. Training Programs

Box 314

Attorney conferences; includes correspondence, memos, notes, meeting agendas and related material; also directing attorney orientation material (10 folders) 1978-1988

Carton 51

Attorney and staff training; includes materials related to LSC and budget training; new attorney orientation material; conferences, articles, other training programs and continuing education (39 folders) circa 1973-1982

Carton 134

Training and orientation; includes memos, correspondence, agendas, and conference materials related to training for CRLA attorneys, community workers, and office staff (30 folders) 1979-1981

Carton 133

Training and orientation; includes memos, correspondence, agendas, and conference materials related to training for CRLA attorneys, community workers, and office staff (22 folders) 1977-1979

Box 315

Trial advocacy course; correspondence, notes, and training material; also clerical and legal writing training material (9 folders) 1983-1986

 

Series 5. Miscellaneous Program Files

Carton 33

Education programs (Stephen Rosenbaum files); education training and task force materials, mostly related to migrant and bilingual education; includes memos, correspondence, reports, clippings, pleadings (26 folders) circa 1980-1984

Box 34

Education programs (Stephen Rosenbaum files); education training and task force materials, mostly related to migrant and bilingual education; includes memos, correspondence, reports, clippings, pleadings (13 folders) circa 1980-1984

Carton 69

Immigration programs; includes correspondence, memos, research, testimony, newsletters, reports, and other materials relating to the CRLA's immigration program; especially material relating to the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy (21 folders) 1979-1981

Box 316

Mixed conference and meeting files; includes migrant and priorities conference files; regional office meeting reports; related publications (11 folders) 1983-1986

Carton 352

Political rights programs; includes notes, correspondence, memos, pleadings, reports, and other materials relating to political rights in California (33 folders) circa 1973

Cartons 348-349

Prison aid records; includes notes, correspondence, memos, and other materials relating to efforts by CRLA to assist California prisoners with legal issues 1971-1972

Restricted Material

Closed until 2047
Carton 68

Reclamation and immigration programs; includes correspondence, memos, research, testimony, statistics, reports, and other materials relating to the CRLA’s immigration and reclamation programs; especially material relating to the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy (30 folders) 1977-1981

Carton 347

Reclamation Unit; includes notes, correspondence, memos, and pleadings relating to litigation over the status of reclaimed lands; cases include U.S. v. Tulare Lake Canal Co., United Family Farmers v. Kleppe, and Yellen v. Hickel/Andrus (17 folders) circa 1972

Box 30

San Diego project; materials relating to the opening of a migrant services office in the San Diego area and reallocating resources from the Salinas office; includes memos, correspondence, reports, clippings circa 1987-1989

 

Record Group 7. Audiovisual material circa 1978-1993

Scope and Contents

This record group contains video tapes and audio tapes of programs featuring CRLA staff, such as hearings and conference recordings, as well as telecasts on topics of interest to CRLA.

Arrangement

Some of the material in this record group was removed from other record groups. Separated material notes, which describe the original location of the item, have been added when relevant. Documentation that accompanied these items has also been retained in this record group.
Box 121

Priorities Conference at Asilomar (6 videotapes and documentation) 1979

Carton 122

Videotapes (18) of news coverage on issues of concern to CRLA, such as mechanization and immigration 1978-1981

Carton 123

Videotapes (14) of news coverage on issues of concern to CRLA, including farm mechanization and pesticides; also La Voz del Pueblo, a public service announcement produced by CRLA in English and Spanish, and two folders of documentation 1978-1980, 1984

Half-box 370

Cannery Closure Hearings (3 audiocassettes and documentation) 1980

Separated Materials

Removed from Record Group 6, Box 345
Half-box 370

Unlabeled audiocassette

Half-box 370

Zambrano v. INS; Derechos Lopez para arrestados por INS (audiocassette)

Separated Materials

Removed from Record Group 5, Carton 228
Half-box 370

Unlabeled audiocassette (Rosenbaum papers)

Separated Materials

Removed from Record Group 5 Box 368
Half-box 370

Angelina Vasquez-Valdivia (audiocassette)

Separated Materials

Removed from Record Group 5 Box 182
 

Record Group 8. Government Relations circa 1966-2000

Scope and Contents

This record group contains memos, correspondence, reports, news clippings, and statistics concerning CRLA's relationships with various federal, state, and local government agencies. The Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), later the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), is CRLA's main source of funding and this relationship is well documented in this record group, which includes extensive material related to LSC monitoring and audits of CRLA. Ronald Reagan's investigation of CRLA activities and his efforts to defund CRLA, particularly his 1970 veto, are also well documented.
 

Series 1. Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) and Legal Services Corporation (LSC)

Box 7

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO); includes applications, proposals, refunding hearing transcripts and closing memorandum (9 folders) 1966-1973

Carton 135

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) refunding proposals; includes appendices, applications, proposals, and support letters for Office of Economic Opportunity refunding of CRLA (25 folders) 1967, 1971, 1973-1975

Box 80

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO); includes correspondence, reports, and memos relating to CRLA evaluation of other OEO-funded legal aid groups, refunding, revenue sharing, and other topics. (10 folders) 1969-1975

Box 39

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO); includes Community Action Program (CAP) memos; mostly information on funding (5 folders) 1966-1971

Carton 155

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO); includes manuals and guidelines relating to the OEO's Community Action Program (CAP), grant applications and instructions, newsclippings, and material on Judicare and CRLA's Senior Citizens Project (22 folders) 1965, 1967-71

Carton 157

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) and Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes an application for refunding to the OEO and material relating to LSC monitoring visits in 1985 and 1987 (44 folders) 1971, 1985, 1987

Box 90

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) and Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes correspondence, memos, lists, notes, and other materials relating to the debate over OEO's defunding and the legislative defeat of the LSC. (12 folders) 1973-1974

Carton 158

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) and Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes newsclippings and memoranda related to Reagan's veto of funding for CRLA in 1971, refunding applications, evaluations, and travel reimbursement (15 folders) 1971, 1973-74, 1980

Box 82

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes correspondence, memos, budgets and other materials documenting CRLA's relationship with the LSC; topics include the Project Advisory Group and its Funding Criteria Committee (5 folders) 1975-1977

Carton 81

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes correspondence, memos, budgets, and other material documenting CRLA's relationship with the LSC (14 folders) 1975-1978

Carton 60

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes memos, correspondence, reports, and grant applications related to the Legal Services Corporation (LSC); topics include mergers of smaller legal aid associations with CRLA, as well as Congressional debates over appropriations for LSC (28 folders) 1975-1980

Carton 71

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes memos, correspondence, grant applications, and reports related to the LSC; topics include programs for special needs clients (18 folders) 1978-1981

Carton 61

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes memos, correspondence, reports, grant applications, and audits related to the Legal Services Corporation (LSC); topics include training seminars, restrictions on the use of funds to aid non-resident aliens, and lobbying restrictions (25 folders) 1980-1984

Carton 72

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes memos, correspondence, grant applications, and reports related to the LSC (18 folders) 1981-1985

Carton 96

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes memos, correspondence, news clippings, and applications related to monitorings and refunding (15 folders) 1985-88, 1990

Carton 220

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes regulations from the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974 and the Amended Act of 1977, analysis and correspondence relavant to regulations, also includes ethical duties under the regulations, relavant case summaries (19 folders) 1976-1990

Carton 54

Legal Services Corporation (LSC), funding battle; includes legislative updates, news clippings, memos, alternative budget planning (26 folders) 1981

Carton 136

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes correspondence, reports, newsletters, memos, and other material related to LSC's activities; subjects include LSC appropriations for FY 1981, budget materials, information on social cutbacks, support letters, Cesar Chavez and the UFW, block grants to state legislatures, cutback management, and private bar involvement (16 folders) 1981

Carton 204, Folders 1-17

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes budgets, evaluations, reports, regulations, and grant conditions for LSC programs (17 folders) 1977-1985

Carton 365

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes refunding applications and related notes and correspondence (14 folders) 1985-1987

Box 190

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes grant applications, monitoring reports, and related material (8 folders) 1988

Carton 169

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes grant applications, monitoring reports, and related material (19 folders) 1989-1991

Box 191

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); includes material related to LSC grant applications; ULWC contract information; IOLTA applications; also Private Attorney Involvement (PAI) program materials (7 folders) 1987-1991

Carton 6

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes correspondence, press clippings, reports, questionnaires related to monitoring CRLA, Texas Rural Legal Aid (TRLA), other organizations (19 folders) circa 1981-1986

Carton 8

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; include preparation and planning materials, statistics, notes and memos; CRLA responses and final report; also includes IOLTA review materials (23 folders) circa 1983-1988

Carton 9

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes reports, audits, document requests, correspondence, financial summaries, migrant unit issues, regional information, notes, miscellaneous (34 folders) circa 1983-1988

Carton 112

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes memos, correspondence, financial records, and other material related to the 1985 LSC monitoring visit and CRLA's reaction to the report that followed (36 folders) 1985

Carton 113

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes memos, correspondence, financial records, and other material related to the 1985 LSC monitoring visit and CRLA's reaction to the report that followed (14 folders) 1985

Carton 142

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes memos, notes, correspondence, and other material related to the CRLA and CRLA Foundation requested by the 1985 LSC monitors; also news clippings concerning the 1985 monitoring (28 folders) 1985

Carton 235

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes documents requested by LSC monitors as well as summaries of monitors' visits to CRLA offices (20 folders) 1985

Carton 144

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes financial statements, Board minutes, and other materials requested by the 1985 LSC monitors (20 folders) 1985

Carton 119

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes memos, financial records, and correspondence requested by the 1985 LSC monitors (17 folders) 1986

Carton 120

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes minutes, articles, conference proceedings, operations manual, docket notebook, timesheets, and other material requested by the 1985 LSC monitors (12 folders) 1986

Carton 221, Folders 43

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) monitoring; includes description, analysis, clarrification, memos, and correspondence relating to LSC regulations; LSC monitoring audit files including procedures, instructions, forms, office visit and staff listing, monitoring team assignments, memorandums and correspondence relating to audits (43 folders) 1981-1986

Carton 236

Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Board meeting agendas (24 folders) 1984-1987

Box 55

Legal Services Corporation (LSC); "Next Step" conference and reports (6 folders) 1978-1980

Carton 73

Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Private Bar Involvement; includes memos, correspondence, reports, news clippings, newsletters, and training materials related to the LSC's Private Bar Involvement mandate (15 folders) 1982-1985

Box 206

Legal Services Corporation (LSC), statistics (11 folders) 1980-1985

 

Series 2. Reagan Veto

Box 45

Reagan veto: includes OEO grant application materials (1969), CRLA’s legal counsel contract, Carlucci commission reports and memos, miscellaneous historical files related to the Reagan veto; drafts and copies of article by Jerome B. Falk and Stuart R. Pollak, "Political Interference with Publicly Funded Lawyers: The CRLA Controversy and the Future of Legal Services" (10 folders) circa 1969-1973

Carton 78

Reagan veto; includes correspondence, news clippings, memoranda, and reports related to CRLA's fight against Reagan's attempt to veto funding for the CRLA; includes a copy of the Uhler Report (32 folders) 1970-1971

Carton 29

Reagan veto; includes CRLA’s response to the Uhler Report, reports and contracts related to OEO commission; news clippings, press releases, correspondence, articles; Uhler questionnaire (63 folders) circa 1970-1971

Carton 75

Reagan veto; includes correspondence, budgets, reports, memoranda and other documents related to CRLA's fight against Reagan's attempt to veto funding for the CRLA (25 folders) 1970-1971

Carton 66

Reagan veto; includes memos, correspondence, press releases, news clippings, and mailing lists relating to CRLA’s campaign to overturn Reagan’s veto of CRLA funding (25 folders) 1970-1971

Box 67

Reagan veto; includes news clippings, memos, and reports relating to CRLA’s campaign to overturn Reagan’s veto of CRLA funding (4 folders) 1969-1971

Box 159

Reagan veto; includes news clippings and editorials related to Reagan's veto of funding for CRLA (9 folders) 1971

Carton 173

Reagan veto; includes news clippings and magazine articles related to Reagan's veto of funding for CRLA (18 folders) 1970-1971

Box 174

Reagan veto; includes news clippings, reports, a support letters index, and other material related to Reagan's veto of funding for CRLA (8 folders) 1971-1972

 

Series 3. Miscellaneous Government Relations

Box 114

Madera letter; includes correspondence, notes, memos, and news clippings related to accusations made by the Board of Supervisors in Madera County that CRLA pursued cases to increase their own publicity and stir up controversy (15 folders) 1981

Carton 204, Folders 18-22

Madera letter; includes exhibits gathered by CRLA in response to complaints lodged by the city of Madera (5 folders) 1980-1983

Box 205, Folders 1-3

Private law firms and pro-bono activities; includes memos, correspondence, and budgets related to CRLA's coordination of activities with private law firms concerning pro bono legal activity (3 folders) 1982-1985

Carton 268, Folders 1-2

Relations with local organizations and government; includes correspondence and memos on CRLA involvement with CETA and the City of San Francisco's Community Services Administration 1977-78, 1981

Carton 268, Folders 9-32

Relations with national organizations and government; includes correspondence and memoranda on CRLA involvements with the Coalition of Legal Services, congressional inquiries in Gilroy, Modesto, and Hollister, Gramm-Rudman Legislation, Congressmen Leon Panetta and Robert Kastenmeier, Legal Services Corporation, the Reagan veto, the San Diego Project, and Save Legal Services 1966-1971, 1975, 1977, 1981-83, 1985-89

Box 289

Relations with state and national organizations; includes correspondence, memos, and other materials on CLRA involvements with the National Economic and Law Center, the California Department of Health, the California Rural Health Policy Council, and other organizations (7 folders) 1995-2000

Carton 268, Folders 3-8

Relations with state organizations and government; includes correspondence and memos on CRLA involvement with the California Fair Political Practices Commission, Californians of Asian Ancestry, National Clients Council Region VIII, and the Western Center on Law and Poverty 1977-1984

Carton 74

State Bar of California Trust Fund/IOLTA applications; includes notes, memos, correspondence, and application materials for IOLTA funds from the State Bar of California (11 folders) 1984-1988

Box 205, Folders 4-9

U.S. Congress; includes correspondence, memos, and other materials related to CRLA's interactions with members of the United States Congress, especially Leon Panetta, concerning allegations of the CRLA's misuse of funds (6 folders) 1988-1990

 

Record Group 9. Born-Digital material circa 1982-1993

Physical Description: 6.0 computer file(s) (PDF) (4 - 5.25" floppy disks in 1 half-box)

Processing Information note

Disk images of the computer media were created using FTK Imager and stored in a standalone personal computer. After detecting and cleaning any computer viruses using Sophos Anti-Virus software, the cleaned files were transferred to a secured server with regular backup schedule. All files will be ingested into the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR; a dark digital archive) for long term preservation.

Access

Files on disks in folders 1 and 2 are unreadable and are not available. Files on disks in folders 3 and 4 have been printed out and are available as hard copies in the folders.

Scope and Contents

This series consists of documents created and/or stored on 5.25" floppy disks by CRLA.

Arrangement

The majority of material in this record group was removed from other record groups. Separated material notes, which describe the original location of the item, have been added when relevant.
Half-box 371, Folder 1

SM-Config files (5.25" floppy disk), Abascal papers

Separated Materials

Removed from Record Group 2, Box 168
Half-box 371, Folder 2

General Services Report (5.25" floppy disk)

Separated Materials

Removed from Record Group 4, Carton 137, folder 37, General Services Foundation Migrant Parents
Half-box 371, Folder 3

Mixed files; includes Cotello v. Vouziers (Complaint for Damages) Valerie Small Navarro memos, CRLAF SLIAG report; (5.25" in floppy disk) 1991

Separated Materials

Removed from Record Group 5, Steven Rosenbaum TPS/ABC Settlement SAW issues immigration
Half-box 371, Folder 4

Zambrano V. INS, press release; (5.25" floppy disk) 1989

Separated Materials

Removed from Record Group 5, Carton 228 Zambrano v. INS