The collection contains personal papers, photographs, artifacts, audiovisuals, textiles, books, posters, ephemera, and memorabilia
collected by Wayne Hultgren during his lifetime and involvement with public transportation.
Wayne R. Hultgren was a leading advocate who played an instrumental role during the grass-roots campaign to establish light
rail public transportation in Sacramento, which commenced in September 1987. Born on 14 September 1918, Wayne Hultgren was
raised in Minnesota, and enlisted in the United States Navy. Having fought in World War II and been discharged with honor,
he settled with his wife Ruth and raised three children in Alameda, California. He worked as a carpenter, as a teacher and
as a title insurance examiner before retiring at the age of 55 years and moving to Sacramento for his wife's career. At Sacramento,
he became involved in organizations' efforts to introduce light rail public transportation, and occupied the following positions:
6.7 Linear feet
(16 manuscript boxes and oversize)
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