Guide to the Asher Vogler Collection, 1935-1950

Special Collections & Archives

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California State University, Northridge
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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Asher Vogler Collection
Dates: 1935-1950
Identification: URB/AV
Creator: Vogler, Asher
Physical Description: 0.44 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Urban Archives
Abstract: This collection documents some of the significant events of the community of South Gate, including social and political issues affecting the city during a period of nationwide depression. Three organizations in the community reflected South Gate's concern with these issues: the Democratic State Central Committee, End Poverty League, Inc., and the Epic Club of South Gate.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records

Geographic Name:

South Gate (Calif.)

Personal Name:

Vogler, Asher

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Robert G. Marshall, 1986

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Asher Vogler Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

This small collection consists of bulletins, certificates, charter, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, and oversized material related to the community of South Gate. The three organizations primarily represented are: the Democratic State Central Committee, the End Poverty League, Inc., and the Epic Club of South Gate. The fourteen file folders that make up the Asher Vogler Collection are arranged alphabetically. Oversized items are located in flat files.

Collection Contents


Box 1

Folder 1

Building Materials and Dump Truck Drivers, AFL - CIO: buttons, 1949, 1950

Folder 2

California Nut and Bolt Company: Catalog No. 43, 1936 August 1

Folder 3

End Poverty League, Inc.: typed letter signed, 1936 April 6

Folder 4

Los Angeles District Engineers: typed letter unsigned; to The Honorable Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1937 June 18

Folder 5

Lynwood Mattoon, District 19: newsclipping, 1937 May 14

Folder 6

Maritime Commission: Award Medallion

Folder 7

Metropolitan Water District: List, Classification and Identification of Expendable Tools and Fixtures, Small Tools, Minor Camp and Office Furniture and Fixtures, and Construction, Camp, and Engineering and Office Equipment, revised, 1939 April 1

Folder 8

South Gate Epic Club: Membership list

Folder 9

Vogler, Asher: Correspondence, 1937 May 31-July 11

Folder 10

Voorhis, Rep. Jerry: typed letters signed, 1937 June 15, 1937 July 22

Folder 11

United States Engineers Office: Documents, 1937

Folder 12

United States Navy Department: Circular, 1941 April 3

Folder 13

United States War Department: Bulletins; circulars, 1937 March 27

Folder 14

United States War Department: Official bulletin, 1938 January 1


Flat File Cabinet 3


Folder 1

Item 1

Democratic State Central Committee: Roosevelt Democratic Club of South Gate, California; Certificate of Official Recognition, 1935 November 19

Item 2

End Poverty League, Inc.: South Gate Epic Club, No. 69 - 16 Charter, 1935 May 10