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Guide to the Wayne R. Hultgren papers, 1918-1999
MSS 2001/11  
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Description
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.
Background
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:
Extent
6.7 Linear feet (16 manuscript boxes and oversize)
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, Chapter 17 of the U.S. Code. Requests for permission to publish, quote, or reproduce from collections must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives. Permission for publication is given on the behalf of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Library, California State University, Sacramento as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Some restrictions may apply.