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Kristin Ockershauser Papers, 1965-1987
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Series I. Personal Papers, 1965-1981

Physical Description: 25 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series includes class schedules, syllabi, outlines, course material, and notes from Warren C. Haggstrom's courses at UCLA. Also included is a course outline from Haggstrom's action seminar course at Syracuse University. In addition, there is later material not directly related to organizing activities, but in support of Ockerhauser's activism and includes information about her travels in Europe, her visit to Danilo Dolci's El Centro, news clippings of personal interests, and general correspondence.
Box-folder 8/1-8/16

Education

Box-folder 8/1-8/8

Class notes, UCLA

Box-folder 8/1

1967-1971

Box-folder 8/2

1971

Box-folder 8/3

1972, 1980-1981

Box-folder 8/4-8/8

Undated notes, n.d.

Box-folder 8/9

Class schedules, UCLA, 1966-1967

Box-folder 8/10-8/13

Course materials, UCLA

Box-folder 8/10

1966-1968

Box-folder 8/11

1969, 1970

Box-folder 8/12

1971, 1979

Box-folder 8/13

1981

Box-folder 8/14-8/15

Course outlines, 1965-1968, n.d.

Box-folder 8/14

Syracuse University, 1965-1966, n.d.

Box-folder 8/15

UCLA, 1967-1968, n.d.

Box-folder 8/16

Reading lists (bibliographies), UCLA, 1966-1970

Box-folder 8/17-8/20

El Centro visit

Box-folder 8/17

Correspondence, 1973

Box-folder 8/18

Notes, n.d.

Box-folder 8/19

Notes, n.d.

Box-folder 8/20

Outline and article, n.d.

Box-folder 8/21

Fliers and pamphlets, n.d.

Box-folder 8/22

General correspondence, 1975-1982, n.d.

Box-folder 8/23-8/24

News clippings

Box-folder 8/23

1973-1980

Box-folder 8/24

1980-1982, n.d.

Box-folder 8/25

Notes, 1972-1981, n.d.

 

Series II. Organizations, 1968-1987

Physical Description: 79 folders

Scope and Content Note

Organizational files, reports, memos, correspondence of social work and organizing activities arranged chronologically.
This series is divided into six subseries: Legal Aid Foundation, Welfare Rights Organization, Park Western Organization, San Pedro Organization/Neighbors United Association, the Institute of Socio-Analysis and Other organizations, which includes: Organization of United Brothers, La Vecindad Unida/United Neighborhood and California Action League.
 

Subseries A. Legal Aid Foundation, 1968-1970

Physical Description: 4 folders
Box-folder 1/1

Activity reports, 1967-1970

Box-folder 1/2

Correspondence, 1968-1971

Box-folder 1/3

Memos, 1967-1970

Box-folder 1/4

Newsletter "Annual Report, Legal Aid Foundation of Long Beach," 1968

 

Subseries B. Welfare Rights Organization (WRO), 1969 - 1970

Physical Description: 2 folders
Box-folder 1/5

Organizational materials, 1969

Box-folder 1/6

News clippings, 1969-1970

 

Subseries C. Park Western Organization for Positive Action (PWOPA), 1970-1972

Physical Description: 24 folders
Box-folder 1/7

Agendas and minutes, 1970, n.d.

Box-folder 1/8

Benefits and services, 1970, n.d.

Box-folder 1/9-1/12

Chapman College

Box-folder 1/9

Background material, 1968, 1971

Box-folder 1/10

History, 1969

Box-folder 1/11

Legal documents, 1971, n.d.

Box-folder 1/12

Pamphlets, 1970-1971, n.d.

Box-folder 1/13

Community information, 1970-1971, n.d.

Box-folder 1/14-2/2

Correspondence

Box-folder 1/14

1970

Box-folder 2/1

1970

Box-folder 2/2

1971

Box-folder 2/3

Election drive, 1971

Box-folder 2/4

Fact sheets, 1970-1971, n.d.

Box-folder 2/5

Fliers, 1970-1972, n.d.

Box-folder 2/6

Housing issues, 1968, 1970, n.d.

Box-folder 2/7

Housing surveys, 1970

Box-folder 2/8

Lists, 1970, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 2/9

Meeting attendees, 1970, n.d.

Box-folder 2/10

Membership, 1971, n.d.

Box-folder 2/11

Memos, 1970-1971

Box-folder 2/12

News clippings, 1969-1971, 1980, n.d.

Box-folder 2/13

Newsletters, 1970-1971

Box-folder 2/14

Notes, 1969-1970, n.d.

Box-folder 2/15

Organizational documents, 1970, n.d.

Box-folder 2/16

Petition, sample letters, surveys, 1970, n.d.

Box-folder 2/17

Photographs, n.d.

Box-folder 2/18

Press releases, 1970, 1971, n.d.

 

Subseries D. San Pedro Organization / Neighbors United for Action (SPO/NUA), 1971-1973, n.d.

Physical Description: 28 folders
Box-folder 2/19

Barton Hill tunnel action, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 2/20-2/21

Benefits and services, 1971-1972

Box-folder 2/20

Notes, 1971-1972, n.d.

Box-folder 2/21

Order forms and lists, n.d.

Box-folder 2/22-2/24

Candidate's night

Box-folder 2/22

1972

Box-folder 2/23

1972

Box-folder 2/24

1973

Box-folder 2/25

Community information, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 2/26

Constitution and committee notes, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/1

Correspondence, 1971-1973, n.d.

Box-folder 3/2

Fact sheets, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/3

Fliers, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/4-3/5

Get-out-the-vote effort, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/6

Harbor General Hospital action, 1973, n.d.

Box-folder 3/7

House meetings and committee notes, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/8-3/10

Membership agreements

Box-folder 3/8

1971, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/9

1972

Box-folder 3/10

1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/11

Membership drive and committee notes, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/12

News clippings, 1972-1973

Box-folder 3/13

Newsletters, 1972-1973, n.d.

Box-folder 3/14

Notes and lists, 1971, 1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/15-3/16

Photographs, n.d.

Box-folder 3/17

Surveys, n.d.

Box-folder 3/18-3/20

Voter registration drive

Box-folder 3/18

1971

Box-folder 3/19

1972, n.d.

Box-folder 3/20

n.d.

 

Subseries E. Institute Socio-Analysis (ISA), 1970-1980, n.d.

Physical Description: 10 folders
Box-folder 3/21

Benefits and services, 1971, n.d.

Box-folder 3/22

Correspondence, 1970-1975

Box-folder 3/23

Fact sheets, 1971, n.d.

Box-folder 3/24

Memos, 1970-1980

Box-folder 4/1

Miscellaneous documents (agenda, newsletter, funding proposal, letterhead/ folder), 1970,1973, n.d.

Box-folder 4/2

Notes, 1972-1974, n.d.

Box-folder 4/3

Prospectus, n.d.

Box-folder 4/4

Slides (ISA? students in class), 1972

Box-folder 4/5

Student recruitment, n.d.

Box-folder 4/6

Training materials, n.d.

 

Subseries F Other Organizations, 1967-1982

Physical Description: 9 folders
Box-folder 4/7

Organization of United Brothers, Political Power Program, voting results, blank membership agreement, 1967-1974, n.d.

Box-folder 4/8

La Vecindad Unida/United Neighborhood (LVU/UN), newsletters, fact sheets, fliers, 1973, n.d.

Box-folder 4/9-4/14

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

Box-folder 4/9

Bodhana Hapsl visit, memos, notes, 1978-1980, n.d.

Box-folder 4/10

Correspondence, 1979-1982

Box-folder 4/11-4/14

Dr. Norbert Fabian Capek

Box-folder 4/11-4/13

Biography, n.d.

Box-folder 4/14

Notes, n.d.

Box-folder 4/15

California Action League (CAL), mixed documents, fliers, 1981-1982

 

Series III. Organizers, 1966-1982

Physical Description: 22 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains unpublished manuscripts and correspondence relating to the theory and practice of grassroots organizing written by colleagues of Kristin Ockershauser: Warren C. Haggstrom, Michael Silver, Lee Staples and Howard Uller.
Box-folder 4/16-5/5

Warren C. Haggstrom

Box-folder 4/16

Correspondence, 1979-1980

Box-folder 4/17

Correspondence, 1981

Box-folder 4/18-5/5

Writings

Box-folder 4/18

n.d.

Box-folder 4/19

1966-1967

Box-folder 4/20

1968

Box-folder 4/21

1969

Box-folder 4/22

1970-1971

Box-folder 5/1

1972, 1979-1980

Box-folder 5/2

1980

Box-folder 5/3

1980-1981

Box-folder 5/4

1981-1982

Box-folder 5/5

1982

Box-folder 5/6-5/13

Michael Silver

Box-folder 5/6

Correspondence and memos, 1981

Box-folder 5/7-5/12

Writings

Box-folder 5/7-5/9

n.d.

Box-folder 5/10

1976, n.d.

Box-folder 5/11

1976, 1978, n.d.

Box-folder 5/12

1980

Box-folder 5/13

Assorted documents, n.d.

Box-folder 5/14

Lee Staples, writings, 1973, n.d.

Box-folder 5/15

Howard Uller, writings, n.d.

 

Series IV. Reference Material, 1970-1982

Physical Description: 46 folders

Scope and Content Note

This series includes articles related to grassroots organizing, famous organizers, action samples, and publications; alphabetically arranged by topic.
Box-folder 5/16-6/2

Action samples, n.d.

Box-folder 6/3

Aid to Families with Dependant Children (AFDC), n.d.

Box-folder 6/4

Alinsky, Saul, n.d.

Box-folder 6/5-6/16

Articles, n.d.

Box-folder 6/18-7/3

Benefits and services, n.d.

Box-folder 7/4

Common Ground Garden Program, n.d.

Box-folder 7/5

Crime prevention, n.d.

Box-folder 7/6

Dolci, Danilo, n.d.

Box-folder 7/7-7/10

Elections

Box-folder 7/7

general election, 1972

Box-folder 7/8-7/9

primary, 1972

Box-folder 7/10

primary, 1973

Box-folder 7/11

Housing, n.d.

Box-folder 7/12

Liberty Hill Foundation, 1980

Box-folder 7/13-7/15

Massachusetts Alliance for a Fare Share, n.d.

Box-folder 7/16

Miscellaneous issues (fliers and pamphlets), n.d.

Box-folder 7/17-7/22

News clippings

Box-folder 7/17

1970

Box-folder 7/18

1971

Box-folder 7/19

1972

Box-folder 7/20

1973-1978

Box-folder 7/21

1980-1982

Box-folder 7/22

n.d.

Box-folder 7/23

Organizational documents, n.d.

Box-folder 7/24-7/25

Publications, n.d.