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Guide to the Thomas J. Peterson Collection on the Elections Committee of the County of Orange
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Description
The collection primarily comprises publications of the Elections Committee of the County of Orange (ECCO) collected by board member, Thomas J. Peterson. Founded in 1982, ECCO is a nonpartisan, political action committee that monitors legislative issues affecting the Southern California lesbian and gay community.
Background
Founded in 1982, the Elections Committee of the County of Orange is a nonpartisan political action committee that monitors legislative issues that affecting the Southern California lesbian and gay community. It works to end discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, or HIV / AIDS status. Its concerns also include marriage rights, the "right to choose," and women's health care. ECCO is a non-profit organization run by volunteers and governed by a board of directors.
Extent
0.5 linear feet (1 box and 1 oversized folder)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.