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Guide to the Dorothy Boberg Collection, 1957-1986
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Description
Dorothy Boberg was a community activist who, as a member of numerous local civic and activist organizations, worked on myriad community issues within the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles areas, and beyond. The Dorothy Boberg Collection includes research material pertaining to issues such as atomic energy, nuclear disarmament, energy alternatives, urban planning and growth, women's issues, and state/federal politics and policies.
Background
Dorothy Kurth was born on March 17, 1930 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She received a bachelor’s degree in Social Welfare from the University of Nebraska in June, 1951. Kurth married John Elliot Boberg on September 17, 1951. In 1952 the Bobergs moved to Burbank, CA where John took a position at the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. From 1953 to 1957, Dorothy worked as a social worker for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services. In 1957, the Boberg family moved to Northridge, California. From 1959 to 1962 Boberg attended California State University, Northridge (then San Fernando Valley State College) as a graduate student, majoring in Education, and in the 1970's she studied real estate at the University of Southern California.
Extent
13.76 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.