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Finding Aid of the California Hands Accross America records 0227
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Box 1

Director's Files

Scope and Content

Series contains the files of Roger Carrick, the Director of the California Hands Across America office. His files include correspondence about the organization and promotion of the event, memoranda, and his files about fundraising and grants.
Box 1

Field Director's Files

Scope and Content

Series contains the files of Edd Hernandez, who was the Field Director for California Hands Across America. Included in his files are weekly status reports from field offices, memoranda, and correspondence.
Box 1-2

Promotions Files

Scope and Content

Series contains the files of Kenneth Fitzgerald, who was in charge of promoting Hands Across America in California, and Lynn Baltimore, who coordinated the house parties at which promotional videos about Hands Across America and its mission were shown. Included in this series are files of correspondence with corporate sponsors of the event, of whom Coca-Cola was one, and on promotional events like Mall Day.
Box 2, 5

Volunteers and Customer Service Files

Scope and Content

Series contains the files of Kevin Irion, who coordinated the volunteers and customer service for California Hands Across America. His files consist of correspondence with individual and group participants, donors and field offices. Also included in this series are the general correspondence files for the California Hands Across America office.

Separated Materials with Restricted Access

Two folders of individual participant registration forms have been put into Box 5. Due to the personal and financial information contained on these forms, access to them is not permitted.
Box 2

Line Organization Files

Scope and Content

Series contains the records pertaining to the routing and organization of the chain of hand-holders in the state of California.
Box 2

General Office Files

Scope and Content

Series contains general files from the office of California Hands Across America, mainly receipts and FedEx routing slips.
Box 2-3

Press Secretary's Files

Scope and Content

Series contains the files of Victoria Pipkin, the organization's Press Secretary. Records include drafts of press releases, press releases, newspaper clippings, correspondence with news organizations and memoranda.
 

Ephemera and Artifacts

Scope and Content

Series contains ephemera created by Hands Across America, including brochures, tickets, stickers, folders of promotional material and information packets. The artifacts contained in this series include ten beta videocassette tapes, one 1" master video reel, four VHS tapes, one banner, six rubber stamps, a t-shirt and buttons.
Box 3

Ephemera

Box 3-4

Artifacts