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Finding Aid for the George W. McDill Papers, 1933-1937
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Box 1, Folder 1

All Year School Plan--Correspondence, July-May 1937.

Box 1, Folder 2

All Year School Plan--School Board material.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, memoranda, lists of interested educators, periodicals, statements of goals and purposes, clippings, minutes, etc.
Box 1, Folder 3

All Year School Plan--Other miscellaneous material.

Box 1, Folder 4

All Year School Plan--Radio Talks 1-20.

Box 1, Folders 5-7

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--Miscellaneous material 1-3.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, miscellaneous notes, etc.
Box 2, Folder 1

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--1933 Election.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 2, Folder 2

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--1933 Election.

Scope and Content Note

Campaign material, clippings, affidavits of expenditure, electioneering material.
Box 2, Folder 3

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--1934 Recall Election.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence--letters of support, letters concerning the firing of recall workers, letters of congratulations, etc.
Box 2, Folder 4

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--1934 Recall Election.

Scope and Content Note

Bills, statements of condition, Business Department matters, materials on the firing of recall workers, clippings, 3 radio speeches.
Box 2, Folder 5

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--1935 Election.

Scope and Content Note

Electioneering material, notes, financial statements, radio talks, etc.
Box 2, Folder 6

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--1937 Election. Correspondence. January-June 1937.

Scope and Content Note

Letters of support, letters of endorsement, campaign suggestions, etc.
Box 2, Folder 7

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--1937 Election.

Scope and Content Note

Slander post-cards and school board notes, lists of teachers and their political attitudes, candidates' questions, miscellaneous statements by McDill, open letters to teachers by McDill, biographical sketch of McDill, affidavits and notes on campaign spending, miscellaneous administrative notes, etc.
Box 2, Folder 8

Board of Education (Los Angeles School Board)--1937 Election.

Scope and Content Note

Campaign material, clippings, flyers, miscellaneous campaign publications and pamphlets.
Box 2, Folder 9

Civil Service--Correspondence, school and law related.

Scope and Content Note

Important correspondents are: Assembleymen Pelletier, Olsen, and Geyer, City Attorney John O'Toole, California Superintendant of Public Instruction Kersey.
Box 2, Folder 10

Civil Service--Miscellaneous material.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of Civil Service law, committee reports, minutes of board meetings, bulletins, reports, discussions, resolutions, evaluations by John Steven, Civil Service examination packet, etc.
Box 2, Folder 11

Court Actions, legal forms, legal opinions, etc.

Box 2, Folder 12

Efficiency--Miscellaneous material.

Scope and Content Note

Reports and letters from R.W. Lohman concerning school efficiency.
Box 3, Folder 1

Insurance--Correspondence (Materials in this and the following box deals with a proposed form of school insurance proposed by McDill).

Scope and Content Note

Important correspondents include Assembleymen Pelletier and Olsen, and the Insurance Commitee of the Los Angeles Grand Jury.
Box 3, Folder 2

Insurance--Official material.

Scope and Content Note

Summary of Fire Risks, Communications to Insurance Commitees, Statements of Insurance Risks and Refunds, Proposed Ammendments to the School Code, other miscellaneous material.
Box 3, Folder 3

Maps--School locations, topographical locations, school maps, etc.

Box 3, Folder 4

Newspaper Clippings, 1933-1935, arranged by month.

Box 3, Folder 5

Newspaper Clippings, 1936-1937, arranged by month.

Box 3, Folder 6

Personel reports--mimeo lists and reports.

Box 4, Folder 1

PTA Milk Controversy, 1934 (Material in this folder deals with alledged misuse of milk funds for political purposes).

Scope and Content Note

Mimeo notes and summaries of Board meetings, typed resolutions, clippings, transcripts of letters from local PTA Boards, etc.
Box 4, Folder 2

Radio Speeches, n.d. (Between 1933 and 1937).

Physical Description: 31 speeches.

Scope and Content Note

McDill gave weekly radio talks on the activities of the Los Angeles School Board.
Box 4, Folder 3

Radio Speeches, dated 1935-1937.

Box 4, Folder 4

School Rebuilding--(earthquake damage repairs).

Scope and Content Note

Notes from board meetings, reposts on damages, reports on temporary school tents, other relevant board publications.
Box 4, Folder 5

Miscellaneous correspondence, ca. 1933-1939.

Box 4, Folder 6

Miscellaneous materials--pamphlets, ephemera, fragments, etc.