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Activist in the labor movement, the Democratic Party and the Mexican-American community : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1980.
BANC CD 566:1-7; Phonotape 1354 C:1-7; BANC MSS 81/73 c v.1; BANC MSS 81/73 c v.2; ...
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Title:

Activist in the labor movement, the Democratic Party and the Mexican-American community : oral history transcript: and related material, 1977-1980

Creator/Contributor:

Schechter, Hope Mendoza, 1921-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Chall, Malca, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Roybal, Edward Ross, 1916-2005

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Comments on growing up in Mexican-American community, Los Angeles; work as organizer and business agent, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, 1945-56; work with the Democratic Party in campaigns, state central committee and national conventions, 1949-78; activist in Mexican-American community, including involvement with Community Service Organization; women in political life; service on National Advisory Council on the Peace Corps, 1964-68.
With this: copies of additional documentary material.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Subject:

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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
Democratic Party (Calif.)
Peace Corps (U.S.). -- National Advisory Council.
Los Angeles Community Service Organization.
Mexican Americans -- California
Labor unions -- California
Women -- Political activity -- United States
California -- Politics and government
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Hope Schechter; tape recorded interview conducted by Malca Chall in 1977-1978. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1980 :
Introduction by Edward Royball.
Photographs and copies of documentary material inserted.
Phonotape also available.
Also available online.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
xii, [16], 170 p. ; 28 cm. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2708
BANC CD 566:1-7
Phonotape 1354 C:1-7
BANC MSS 81/73 c v.1
BANC MSS 81/73 c v.2
BMC 1 box 11

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2708