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Guide to the League of Women Voters of Orange County Records MS.R.088
MS.R.088  
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Description
The League of Women Voters of Orange County (LWVOC), California is a nonpartisan organization committed to educating the public about elections, the voting process, and political and social issues. This collection comprises the records of the LWVOC beginning with 1957. It contains the records of the LWVOC Inter-League Organization and its four chapters, Capistrano Bay, North Orange County, Central Orange County Area, and Orange Coast. It documents league activities and reflects the concerns of the league and the Orange County community, including environmental issues, childcare, healthcare, transportation, and Orange County's bankruptcy in the 1990s.
Background
The League of Women Voters of Orange County (LWVOC), California is a grassroots organization that encourages citizens to actively participate in government. It is open to both men and women and is committed to educating the public about elections, the voting process, and social and political issues. The LWVOC conducts studies on issues of public concern, develops a position on each issue, and then takes action on the issue or advocates for a cause.
Extent
17.5 Linear feet (17 boxes and 4 oversize folders) and 7.6 unprocessed linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.