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INVENTORY OF THE DORMAN L. COMMONS COLLECTION, 1972-1970
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1 General School Issues

Physical Description: [8.5 linear ft] [17 boxes]

Scope and Content Note

The general school issues items in the Dorman L. Commons collection are organized by subject, and include such topics as censorship, desegregation and other race issues, sex education, religion, textbooks, and school district unification. Materials in the series include news clippings, bulletins, pamphlets, fliers, letters, and reports.
Box 1, Folder 1

Academic Freedom Issues in Schools: Communism, censorship, morality, religion, "The Monrovia Problem" 1962-1968

Box 1, Folder 2

Academic Standards 1969

Box 1, Folder 3

Accreditation 1955-1964

Box 1, Folder 4

Adult Education 1963-1968

Box 1, Folder 5

Advanced Placement 1969

Box 1, Folder 6

African-American Studies 1969

Box 1, Folder 7

All Nations Foundation – Annual Report 1967-1968

Box 1, Folder 8

Anti-Fluoridation of Water 1969

Box 1, Folder 9

Association & Committee notes - Parents and taxpayers, Television Advisory Committee, State Curriculum Commission, social studies, health, morals 1969

Box 1, Folder 10

Fifth Annual Conference on Behavior Modification: Program and Agenda 1970

Box 1, Folder 11

Bilingual Approach 1967-1968

Box 1, Folder 12

Bill of Rights (1/2) 1963-1967

Box 1, Folder 13

Bill of Rights (2/2) 1967-1968

Box 2, Folder 1

Censorship: “A Cat Called Jesus” by Geri Turner Davis 1966

Box 2, Folder 2

Censorship: “A Dictionary of American Slang” 1963

Box 2, Folder 3

Censorship: California State University Fullerton, "The Beard" performance controversy 1968

Box 2, Folder 4

Teaching Credentials: Controvercies with granting and/or revoking credentials 1963-1968

Box 2, Folder 5

Credentials: “New Careers in Teaching” 1969

Box 2, Folder 6

Credentials: Certification 1964-1968

Box 2, Folder 7

Class Size: Elementary school 1967

Box 2, Folder 8

College: Issues - Budget, purpose, crisis 1967-1968

Box 2, Folder 9

Colleges: Politics on campus - Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panthers 1968

Box 2, Folder 10

College: Student Funding 1967-1968

Box 2, Folder 11

Colleges: Unrest on campus, Students for Democratic Society (SDS) 1967-1969

Box 3, Folder 1

Compensatory Education: ESEA, Federal & State 1966-1969

Box 3, Folder 2

Conservation Education 1967-1968

Box 3, Folder 3

California State College, Fullerton: Consortium for Relationship in Educational Development and Operation 1967

Box 3, Folder 4

Constitutional Revision Commission 1967-1968

Box 3, Folder 5

Constitution Revision Commission Agenda 1969

Box 3, Folder 6

Personal correspondence 1969

Box 3, Folder 7

Miscellaneous corresondence requiring action 1968-169

Box 3, Folder 8

California State Curriculum Commission 1964-1968

Box 3, Folder 9

Curriculum: Experimental classrooms and programs - Proceedings of the Conference on California State College campus laboratory schools 1967

Box 3, Folder 10

Curriculum: Experimental classrooms and programs 1967-1968

Box 3, Folder 11

Curriculum Commission: Testing and evaluation committee 1968

Box 3, Folder 12

Curriculum Commission: Nominations and nominee information 1968-1969

Box 3, Folder 13

Curriculum Development 1969

Box 4, Folder 1

English curriculum and teaching framework 1964-1968

Box 4, Folder 2

Delinquency, drop-outs, jobless youth 1963-1968

Box 4, Folder 3

Driver Education 1968

Box 4, Folder 4

Drugs 1967-1970

Box 4, Folder 5

CA State Department of Education guidelines for courses in economics 1964-1967

Box 4, Folder 6

Education: General 1967-1968

Box 4, Folder 7

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Summary of Annual Reports 1965-1967

Box 4, Folder 8

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title III (1/2) 1968-1969

Box 4, Folder 9

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title III (2/2) 1969

Box 4, Folder 10

Family Life Education 1969

Box 5, Folder 1

Finance in Schools (1/2) 1963-1968

Box 5, Folder 2

Finance in Schools (2/2) 1966-1968

Box 5, Folder 3

Foreign languages 1967-1968

Box 5, Folder 4

Fullerton Chamber of Commerce: "Mr. Education" Award 1969

Box 5, Folder 5

Public School Funding 1969

Box 5, Folder 6

Handbook for California Junior High Schools 1969

Box 5, Folder 7

Health Education 1969

Box 5, Folder 8

High School Standards 1963-1967

Box 5, Folder 9

Higher Education: Directory of higher education institutions in California - Coordinating Council for Higher Education 1968

Box 5, Folder 10

Instructional Television 1968

Box 5, Folder 11

Legislation: Miscellaneous 1967-1969

Box 6, Folder 1

Legislation: Desegregation & ethnic balance - Proposed amendments to sections 2010 and 2011 of California Administrative Code, Title V 1967

Box 6, Folder 2

Legislation: Master plan for public education in California 1963

Box 6, Folder 3

State of California Department of Education legislative bills from Jan. 15, 1968 - May 1, 1968 1968

Box 6, Folder 4

Legislation: Senate Bill 311 1967

Box 6, Folder 5

Legislation: Senate Bill 1 - Local control of curriculum 1968

Box 6, Folder 6

Legislation: Senate Bill 96 - Required use of basic textbooks 1968

Box 6, Folder 7

Departmental Legislative Committee - Meeting minutes 1969

Box 6, Folder 8

Literacy: Reading tests & results, recommendations and opinions 1963-1968

Box 6, Folder 9

Literacy 1969

Box 6, Folder 10

Magnolia School District (Anaheim): Reading instruction - School principals resign over phonics program 1963-1964

Box 6, Folder 11

Magnolia School District (Anaheim): Issues regarding questionable publications, reading instruction, special needs students 1963-1964

Box 6, Folder 12

Mathematics 1969

Box 6, Folder 13

Morality: The John Burch Society 1969

Box 6, Folder 14

Morals 1969

Box 6, Folder 15

Morals & Religion in school 1969-1970

Box 7, Folder 1

National Defense Education Act (NDEA) Evaluations of titles III, V, VIII 1967

Box 7, Folder 2

Organizations: California School Associations Publications 1969

Box 7, Folder 3

Organizations: California Teachers Association Journals 1969

Box 7, Folder 4

Organizations: Compact for Education (State Level) 1967

Box 7, Folder 5

Organizations: Equal Opportunity Advocates 1968

Box 7, Folder 6

Organizations: National Advisory Council on the Education of Disadvantaged Children - Annual Report 1968

Box 7, Folder 7

Organizations: National Association of State Boards of Education 1967

Box 7, Folder 8

Organizations: National Education Association - Research Division - "Ranking of the States, 1965" 1965

Box 7, Folder 9

Organizations: National Committee for Support of the Public Schools (1/2) 1966-1968

Box 7, Folder 10

Organizations: National Committee for Support of the Public Schools (2/2) 1967-1968

Box 7, Folder 11

Organizations: National Committee for Support of the Public Schools - Executive Committee meeting 1968

Box 8, Folder 1

"Manpower Guidelines for Educational Policy Planning in the State of California" - Consultant's report by Nicholas DeWitt, Prof. of Economics and Government, Indiana Univ. 1968

Box 8, Folder 2

Programs for Gifted Students 1967

Box 8, Folder 3

Project Sear: Systematic Effort to Analyze Results (Specifically of selected poverty areas) 1967

Box 8, Folder 4

SCOPE: State Committee on Public Education, State Board of Education 1966-1968

Box 8, Folder 5

SCOPE: A report to the State Committee on Public Education - "Education of Disadvantaged Children in California" 1966

Box 8, Folder 6

Public Education: Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Parents for Better Education, State Committee for Support of Public Education 1963-1967

Box 9, Folder 1

Race: "40 Acres and a Mule" student newspaper, New York Urban League Street Academy Program, Harlem NY 1967-1968

Box 9, Folder 2

Race & Equal Opportunities: Saturday Review magazine, "Education in the Ghetto" 1969

Box 9, Folder 3

Race: "Harward Plan" - Teacher training, minorities 1967-1968

Box 9, Folder 4

Race: Mexican Americans 1966-1967

Box 9, Folder 5

Race: Education for Migrant Students 1966-1968

Box 9, Folder 6

Race: Materials collected at the Minority Groups Conference, Homestead High School, 20 May 1967 1967

Box 9, Folder 7

Race: California Teachers Association Journal, Poverty and Prejudice: A Search for Understanding 1968

Box 9, Folder 8

Race: Civil Rights U.S.A. - Public schools and cities in the North and West - Oakland (United States Commission on Civil Rights) 1963

Box 9, Folder 9

Race: The Human Value Series Magazine No Date

Box 9, Folder 10

Race: Implementation of Ad Hoc Directives on Equal Education Opportunity: Third Informative Report (Los Angeles City Schools, Office of the Superintendent) 1967

Box 9, Folder 11

Race: PACT (Plan of Action for Challenging Times), segregation, student racial census - Berkeley U.S.D. 1964-1966

Box 9, Folder 12

Race: Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Equal Education Opportunity 1963

Box 10, Folder 1

Race: Minority Groups 1969-1970

Box 10, Folder 2

Reagan: Gov. Ronald Reagan & School Issues 1966-1967

Box 10, Folder 3

Reagan: State of California Population Study Commission Report to the Governor 1966

Box 10, Folder 4

Sex Education (1/4) 1968-1969

Box 10, Folder 5

Sex Education (2/4) 1968-1969

Box 10, Folder 6

Sex Education (3/4) 1968-1969

Box 10, Folder 7

Sex Education (4/4) 1968-1969

Box 10, Folder 8

Sex Education: Legislation, meetings and hearings notes 1969

Box 11, Folder 1

Sex Education: Long Beach Unified School District "Health Guide For Primary Grades" 1969

Box 11, Folder 2

Sex Education: Long Beach Unified School District "Health and Safety Education in..." 1969

Box 11, Folder 3

Sex Education: San Diego City Schools "Social Health Education Guide" 1969

Box 11, Folder 4

Sex Education: San Francisco Unified School District "A Preliminary Guide to Health and Family Life Education" 1969

Box 11, Folder 5

Sex Education Curriculum Review - Various Districts 1969

Box 11, Folder 6

Religion: Teaching Evolution and Religion in Schools 1963-1969

Box 11, Folder 7

School Buildings 1963

Box 11, Folder 8

School District Organization (Unification) 1963-1969

Box 11, Folder 9

School Year Length: Year round & extra days 1963-1969

Box 12, Folder 1

Segregation - Integration (1/3) 1963

Box 12, Folder 2

Segregation - Integration (2/3) 1963-1968

Box 12, Folder 3

Segregation - Integration (3/3) 1966-1969

Box 12, Folder 4

Social Studies 1964-1969

Box 12, Folder 5

Proposed K-12 Social Sciences Education Framework - Report of the Statewide Social Sciences Study Committee 1968

Box 12, Folder 6

Progress Report of the Statewide Social Sciences Study Committee 1967

Box 12, Folder 7

Students: Councils, suggestions, activities 1967-1969

Box 12, Folder 8

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) 1969

Box 12, Folder 9

Teacher Issues: Sex offenders/deviates with teaching credentials controversy 1963

Box 12, Folder 10

Teacher Issues: Union descrimination, teaching quality and improvement 1964-1967

Box 12, Folder 11

Teacher Issues: Rights, shortage, salaries 1963-1969

Box 12, Folder 12

California Council on the Education of Teachers 1967

Box 12, Folder 13

Teachers Professional Standards Commission Report 1969

Box 13, Folder 1

Teachers - Supply/damand & credentials 1963-1967

Box 13, Folder 2

Teaching Methods: The Montessori Method 1968

Box 13, Folder 3

Testing 1962-1968

Box 13, Folder 4

Textbooks: Criticisms of "Land of the Free" (1/2) 1966

Box 13, Folder 5

Textbooks: Criticisms of "Land of the Free" (2/2) 1966

Box 13, Folder 6

Textbooks: "Land of the Free" controversy (1/2) 1966

Box 13, Folder 7

Textbooks: "Land of the Free" controversy (2/2) 1966

Box 13, Folder 8

Textbooks: "Land of the Free and Its Critics" reports 1967

Box 13, Folder 9

Textbooks: Obscene/questionable language in texts 1968

Box 14, Folder 1

Textbooks: State curriculum of reading texts - Recommendations and opinions (1/2) 1968

Box 14, Folder 2

Textbooks: State curriculum of reading texts - Recommendations and opinions (2/2) 1968

Box 14, Folder 3

Textbooks: Statewide text adoptions 1964-1968

Box 14, Folder 4

Textbooks: "Textbook Evaluation Study - Pilot Sampling Plan" - State of CA Dept. of Education. Prepared by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. 1967

Box 14, Folder 5

Proposal for textbook evaluation study 1967

Box 14, Folder 6

Textbooks: Non-use of state ordered textbooks ("Land of the Free") 1967

Box 14, Folder 7

Textbooks 1963-1968

Box 14, Folder 8

Textbooks: Multiple adoption system 1967-1968

Box 14, Folder 9

Citizens for California Higher Education - UC & CSU Systems Tuition proposal and arguments 1967

Box 14, Folder 10

Vocational Education 1963-1969

Box 14, Folder 11

Vocational Education: CA State Board of Education - Committee on Vocational Education meeting agenda 1968

Box 15, Folder 1

Dorman L. Commons Obituary 1987

Box 15, Folder 2

Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR) - Study of "State Aid to Local Government" 1969

Box 15, Folder 3

The Struggle for Los Angeles: The 1969 Mayoralty Election by Richard Maullin (1/2) 1970

Box 15, Folder 4

The Struggle for Los Angeles: The 1969 Mayoralty Election by Richard Maullin (2/2) 1970

Box 15, Folder 5

Associations: School associations newsletters (1/3) 1969

Box 15, Folder 6

Associations: School associations newsletters (2/3) 1969

Box 15, Folder 7

Associations: School associations newsletters (3/3) 1969

Box 15, Folder 8

Organizations: Miscellaneous 1969

Box 16, Folder 1

U.S. Selective Service System 1945

Box 16, Folder 2

Miscellaneous Documents 1963-1969

Box 16, Folder 3

Bicentennial Education Services Trust: Proclamation of California Citizenship Day, Novemeber 13, 1969 1969

Box 16, Folder 4

Tax Reform and Education 1969

Box 16, Folder 5

College: Publication on Accomplishments of Higher Education 1969

Box 16, Folder 6

College: Directory of Higher Education institutions in California - by Coordinating Council for Higher Education 1967

Box 16, Folder 7

Morals: Teaching Evolution/Creation (Religion) in public schools 1969

Box 16, Folder 8

Morals: Opinions on "Guidelines for Moral Instruction in California Schools" and Moomaw Revisions (Religion) 1969

Box 16, Folder 9

Legislation: Report on Measures Affecting Community Colleges in California, introduced during the 1969 Regular Session 1969

Box 16, Folder 10

Legislation: Summary of bills affecting the CA State Department of Education enacted in 1969 Regular Session 1969

Box 16, Folder 11

Legislature: AB 740 "Teacher Preparation & Licensing Law of 1969" statement and bill by Leo J. Ryan, Chairman, Joint Committee on Teacher Licensing and Public School Employment 1969

Box 16, Folder 12

Law 1969

Box 17, Folder 1

Race: Equal Opportunities, desegregation, integration 1967-1969

Box 17, Folder 2

Special Education 1969

Box 17, Folder 3

Textbooks: Reviews of 6th & 7th grade textbooks in History, Geography and related Social Studies Recommended by the CA State Curriculum Commission 1963

Box 17, Folder 4

Textbooks: Miscellaneous 1969

Box 17, Folder 5

School District Reorganization: Marin County Committee Minority Report 1963

Box 17, Folder 6

Fullerton School District Expansion 1968-1969

Box 17, Folder 7

School District Unification 1963

Box 17, Folder 8

School District Unification: Alameda, Alvarado, Newark (San Francisco Bay area) 1963

Box 17, Folder 9

Voting Age 1969

Box 17, Folder 10

Campus Report Newspaper - UC Berkeley 1969

Box 17, Folder 11

School Related News Clipplings 1963-1969

Box 17, Folder 12

"Religion Goes to School: A Practical Handbook for Teachers" by James V. Panoch and David L. Barr 1968

 

2 State Board of Education

Physical Description: [2.5 linear ft] [5 boxes]

Scope and Content Note

The State Board of Education materials are organized by subject, and include such topics as State Board department and committee personnel, notes and minutes from meetings, board member elections, Commons’ correspondence while serving on the board, and State Board press releases.
Box 18, Folder 1

State Board of Education stationary No Date

Box 18, Folder 2

Department Personnel and Committees (1/2) 1962-1969

Box 18, Folder 3

Department Personnel and Committess (2/2) 1962-1969

Box 18, Folder 4

Speech texts and articles about controversial issues by Thomas W. Braden 1958-1969

Box 18, Folder 5

Addresses and remarks by Thomas W. Braden, President of CA State Board of Education (1/2) 1962-1964

Box 18, Folder 6

Addresses and remarks by Thomas W. Braden, President of CA State Board of Education (2/2) 1965-1966

Box 18, Folder 7

Nathaniel Colley Resignation 1963

Box 18, Folder 8

Bishop Kennedy 1964-1965

Box 18, Folder 9

Student Representative Barbara Marshment 1969

Box 18, Folder 10

Student Advisory Board on Education: Final Recommendations to the CA State Board of Education. California Association of Student Councils 1969 Conference 1969

Box 19, Folder 1

Chronological collection of Dorman Commons' correspondence (1/4) 1967

Box 19, Folder 2

Chronological collection of Dorman Commons' correspondence (2/4) 1967

Box 19, Folder 3

Chronological collection of Dorman Commons' correspondence (3/4) 1968

Box 19, Folder 4

Chronological collection of Dorman Commons' correspondence (4/4) 1969

Box 19, Folder 5

Notes and actions of State Board meetings (1/3) 1964-1966

Box 19, Folder 6

Notes and actions of State Board meetings (2/3) 1967-1968

Box 19, Folder 7

Notes and actions of State Board meetings (3/3) 1969

Box 19, Folder 8

Committees 1963-1969

Box 20, Folder 1

Candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction 1962

Box 20, Folder 2

State Superintendent of Public Schools Election - Max Rafferty 1962

Box 20, Folder 3

Superintendent of Public Instruction Election - News Clippings (1/2) 1962

Box 20, Folder 4

Superintendent of Public Instruction Election - News Clippings (2/2) 1962

Box 20, Folder 5

Superintendent of Public Instruction Election - Candidates 1966

Box 20, Folder 6

Senate Committee on Education - Relationship of State Board and State Superintendent 1964-1967

Box 20, Folder 7

State Department of Education Re-Organization, Preparations 1967-1968

Box 20, Folder 8

"A New Organizational System for State-Level Educational Administration" by Arthur D. Little, Inc. 1967

Box 21, Folder 1

General Information 1967-1969

Box 21, Folder 2

State Board of Education Issues 1969

Box 21, Folder 3

Goals and Programs 1969

Box 21, Folder 4

State Board of Education Accomplishments 1959-1966

Box 21, Folder 5

Ruling on Legal Powers within the State Board of Education by Stanley Mosk - Attorney General 1963

Box 21, Folder 6

Civil Action File No. 69-337-S, Summons to Southern California U.S. District Court 1969

Box 21, Folder 7

Dorman Commons' Statement re: State Board's government overtaking and Max Rafferty failures and inconsistencies 1968

Box 21, Folder 8

Teaching Credentials - Transcript of proceeding "In the Matter of the Application for a General Secondary Teaching Credential of John Daniel McCoy" 1969

Box 21, Folder 9

Columbia University Executive Program in Planning and Financial Control 1969

Box 21, Folder 10

Press Releases (1/8) 1961

Box 21, Folder 11

Press Releases (2/8) 1962

Box 22, Folder 1

Press Releases (3/8) 1963

Box 22, Folder 2

Press Releases (4/8) 1964

Box 22, Folder 3

Press Releases (5/8) 1965

Box 22, Folder 4

Press Releases (6/8) 1966

Box 22, Folder 5

Press Releases (7/8) 1967

Box 22, Folder 6

Press Releases (8/8) 1970

 

3 Max Rafferty (Superintendent 1963-1971)

Physical Description: [2.5 linear ft] [5 boxes]

Scope and Content Note

The Max Rafferty series is organized by subject. Topics include biographical information on Rafferty, his positions on the current issues at the time, his two terms as Superintendent from 1963 until 1971, and a set of copies of newspaper clippings about or by Rafferty organized chronologically by month.
Box 23, Folder 1

Max Rafferty Biographical and Obituary Information 1962-1982

Box 23, Folder 2

Summaries and opinions on Rafferty's opinions on current events and issues 1968

Box 23, Folder 3

Compendium of Rafferty "Positions" 1968

Box 23, Folder 4

Max Rafferty and his programs 1968-1969

Box 23, Folder 5

Rafferty on UC Berkeley, Liberals, Hippies, Drugs 1966-1968

Box 23, Folder 6

Special Advisory Committee on Credential Revocation Procedures 1963

Box 23, Folder 7

Rafferty on Current Issues 1966-1968

Box 23, Folder 8

Rafferty on Eldridge Cleaver & University Campus Disorder 1968

Box 23, Folder 9

Fiscal Issues 1968

Box 23, Folder 10

Foreign Aid 1966-1968

Box 23, Folder 11

Foreign Policy 1968

Box 23, Folder 12

H.L. Hunt Incident - re: Out of state funding for State Board election campaign 1968

Box 23, Folder 13

Welfare & Poverty Programs 1967-1968

Box 23, Folder 14

Gun Control 1968

Box 23, Folder 15

Examples of Rafferty Invective 1962-1968

Box 23, Folder 16

Law & Order 1965-1968

Box 23, Folder 17

Miscellaneous 1964-1968

Box 23, Folder 18

Morality, Drugs, the "Sick Sixties" 1966-1968

Box 23, Folder 19

Progressive Education and Patriotism 1964-1967

Box 24, Folder 1

Opinions on Rafferty 1962-1971

Box 24, Folder 2

Race and Minority issues 1965-1968

Box 24, Folder 3

Incident in Poway, San Diego, re: visiting speakers & Black Panthers 1968

Box 24, Folder 4

Right Wing Associations 1962-1968

Box 24, Folder 5

Seagraves & Sumral Issue, re: Protecting religious freedom 1963

Box 24, Folder 6

Social Security 1967

Box 24, Folder 7

Speech from press conference, Town Hall, Los Angeles 1968

Box 24, Folder 8

Appointment of Dr. P.F. Lawrence to Associate Superintendent of Public Instruction 1963

Box 24, Folder 9

List of accused employees, charges, and State Board of Education actions taken 1960

Box 24, Folder 10

U.S. Senate Candidacy Announcement Speech 1968

Box 24, Folder 11

U.S. Senate campaign - Curtis LeMay 1968

Box 24, Folder 12

U.S. Senate campaign materials 1968

Box 24, Folder 13

U.S. Senate campaign - Friends of Rafferty (F.O.R. Inc.) 1968

Box 24, Folder 14

Smear and misrepresentation of Kuchel 1967-1968

Box 24, Folder 15

On the Supreme Court 1966-1968

Box 24, Folder 16

On Vietnam 1966-1968

Box 25, Folder 1

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 1/9 Jan. 1963

Box 25, Folder 2

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 2/9 Feb. 1963

Box 25, Folder 3

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 3/9 Mar. 1963

Box 25, Folder 4

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 4/9 Apr. 1963

Box 25, Folder 5

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 5/9 May 1963

Box 25, Folder 6

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 6/9 Jun.-Sep. 1963

Box 25, Folder 7

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 7/9 Oct. 1963

Box 25, Folder 8

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 8/9 Nov. 1963

Box 25, Folder 9

Newspaper Clippings (1963) 9/9 Dec. 1963

Box 25, Folder 10

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 1/11 Jan. 1964

Box 25, Folder 11

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 2/11 Feb. 1964

Box 25, Folder 12

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 3/11 Mar. 1964

Box 25, Folder 13

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 4/11 Apr. 1964

Box 25, Folder 14

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 5/11 May 1964

Box 25, Folder 15

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 6/11 Jun. –Jul. 1964

Box 25, Folder 16

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 7/11 Aug. 1964

Box 25, Folder 17

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 8/11 Sep. 1964

Box 25, Folder 18

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 9/11 Oct. 1964

Box 26, Folder 1

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 10/11 Nov. 1964

Box 26, Folder 2

Newspaper Clippings (1964) 11/11 Dec. 1964

Box 26, Folder 3

Newspaper Clippings (1965) 1/4 Jan. 1965

Box 26, Folder 4

Newspaper Clippings (1965) 2/4 Feb.-Apr. 1965

Box 26, Folder 5

Newspaper Clippings (1965) 3/4 May-Jun. 1965

Box 26, Folder 6

Newspaper Clippings (1965) 4/4 Aug.-Oct. 1965

Box 26, Folder 7

Newspaper Clippings (1966) 1/2 Jan.-Aug. 1966

Box 26, Folder 8

Newspaper Clippings (1966) 2/2 Sep.-Dec. 1966

Box 26, Folder 9

Newspaper Clippings (1967) 1/2 Jan.-May 1967

Box 26, Folder 10

Newspaper Clippings (1967) 2/2 Jun.-Dec. 1967

Box 26, Folder 11

Newspaper Clippings (1968) 1/4 Feb.-May 1968

Box 26, Folder 12

Newspaper Clippings (1968) 2/4 Jun. 1968

Box 26, Folder 13

Newspaper Clippings (1968) 3/4 Jul.-Aug. 1968

Box 26, Folder 14

Newspaper Clippings (1968) 4/4 Sep. 1968

 

4 The Wilson Riles Campaign

Physical Description: [4 linear ft] [8 boxes]

Scope and Content Note

The Wilson Riles campaign series documents Riles’ campaign for Superintendent of Public Schools in 1971. Commons worked on the campaign for Wilson Riles from 1969 through 1971. During the campaign, Commons collected materials about campaign personnel, strategy, campaign promotional materials, news clippings, finance and fundraising, as well as video and audio reels of public appearances and debates between the candidates.
Box 27, Folder 1

Riles Statement, biography, potition papers, speeches, appearances 1970

Box 27, Folder 2

SDC Magazine (System Development Corporation) 1968

Box 27, Folder 3

American Education Magazine 1968

Box 27, Folder 4

"Wilson Riles Archives and Institute for Education" Information Brochure No Date

Box 27, Folder 5

Campaign tools, literature, promotions 1970

Box 27, Folder 6

Campaign personnel - Steering committee rosters, volunteer applications, campaign county chairmen rosters 1970

Box 27, Folder 7

Publicity photos and prints/slides from appearance at Mt. Shasta Methodist Church 1970

Box 27, Folder 8

Election calendars, appearance schedules, radio & television schedules 1970

Box 27, Folder 9

Louise Riles' campaign schedule and activities 1970

Box 27, Folder 10

D. Commons' notes, progress reports, to-do lists, etc. 1970

Box 27, Folder 11

General Correspondence 1970

Box 28, Folder 1

Building the campaign - Press releases, brochures, mailers, newspaper clippings (1/3) 1970

Box 28, Folder 2

Building the campaign - Press releases, brochures, mailers, newspaper clippings (2/3) 1970

Box 28, Folder 3

Building the campaign - Press releases, brochures, mailers, newspaper clippings (3/3) 1970

Box 28, Folder 4

Campaign Journal (1/3) 1970

Box 28, Folder 5

Campaign Journal (2/3) 1970

Box 28, Folder 6

Campaign Journal (3/3) 1970

Box 29, Folder 1

Campaign materials and newsletters 1970

Box 29, Folder 2

Advertising 1970

Box 29, Folder 3

Outreach for Public Support 1970

Box 29, Folder 4

Publicity, marketing, and fundraising agreements 1970

Box 29, Folder 5

Anti-Riles literature, Max Rafferty campaign materials 1970

Box 29, Folder 6

Anti-Rafferty material - Building the case for Riles 1969-1970

Box 29, Folder 7

Rafferty attacks on Commons 1970

Box 29, Folder 8

Anti-Rafferty article - "Max Rafferty is Not a Mad Messiah of the Right - Hi is More Disturbing Than That" by Kenneth Lamott 1968

Box 29, Folder 9

"Complete Documentation of Rafferty's Administrative Failures 1970

Box 29, Folder 10

Collected articles of "smear" campaign against Riles 1970

Box 29, Folder 11

Collected articles "Anti-Max Rafferty, Negative Issues" 1970

Box 29, Folder 12

Collected articles "Pro-Riles, Positive Issues" 1970

Box 30, Folder 1

Campaign related newspaper clippings 1970

Box 30, Folder 2

Primary election materials, newspaper clippings, campaign tools 1970

Box 30, Folder 3

Press coverage including debates 1970

Box 30, Folder 4

Clippings and analysis after campaign - Endorsements. Prepared by Davis Campbell 1971

Box 30, Folder 5

Clippings and analysis after campaign - The Debates. Prepared by Davis Campbell 1971

Box 30, Folder 6

Clippings and analysis after campaign - The Polls. Prepared by Davis Campbell 1971

Box 30, Folder 7

Report of the L.A. County Campaign, July 1 - November 3, 1970 by Dodo Meyer and Anne Marcus 1970

Box 30, Folder 8

Nov. 3, 1970 General Election semi-official canvas results 1970

Box 31, Folder 1

Finances and Fundraising (1/3) 1970

Box 31, Folder 2

Finances and Fundraising (2/3) 1970

Box 31, Folder 3

Finances and Fundraising (3/3) 1970-1971

Box 31, Folder 4

Campaign finance reports - Northern California 1970-1971

Box 31, Folder 5

Campaign finance reports - Southern California (1/3) 1970

Box 31, Folder 6

Campaign finance reports - Southern California (2/3) 1970

Box 31, Folder 7

Campaign finance reports - Southern California (3/3) 1970

Box 32, Folder 1

Speakers handbook. "Campaign of Wilson C. Riles for State Superintendent of Public Instruction" 1970

Box 32, Folder 2

Press Releases 1970

Box 32, Folder 3

Polling Results 1970

Box 32, Folder 4

Summary of Voting Returns by County (1/2) 1970

Box 32, Folder 5

Summary of Voting Returns by County (2/2) 1970

Box 32, Folder 6

California Journal - Election supplement - Complete state results 1970

Box 32, Folder 7

Post-Campaign victory congratulatory correspondence 1970

Box 32, Folder 8

Inaugural Reception & Dinner 1971

Box 32, Folder 9

Victory newspaper clippings 1970

Box 33, Folder 1

Riles & Rafferty campaign props 1970

Box 33, Folder 2

Riles' Presentation at Gunn High School (1/4" audio tape reel) 1970

Box 33, Folder 3

Rafferty/Riles debate - San Mateo (1/4" audio tape reel) (1/2) 1970

Box 33, Folder 4

Rafferty/Riles debate - San Mateo: Mostly Q&A period (1/4" audio tape reel) (2/2) 1970

Box 33, Folder 5

Riles' Town Hall speech - "Education in the '70s: The Challenge of Excellence" 1970

Box 33, Folder 6

Max Rafferty Town Hall speech 1970

Box 34, Folder 1

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 14-10 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 2

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 11-20 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 3

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 12-20 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 4

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 13-20 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 5

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 3-30 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 6

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 4-30 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 7

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 5-30 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 8

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 6-30 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 9

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 7-30 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 10

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 8-30 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 11

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 9-30 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 12

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 10-30 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 13

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 1-60 (3/4" video reel) 1970

Box 34, Folder 14

KTLA Film Dept: Wilson Riles 2-60 (3/4" video reel) 1970

 

5 Newspaper Clippings

Physical Description: [5 linear ft] [10 boxes]

Scope and Content Note

The newspaper clippings series consists of ten boxes. It is separated into two subseries; State Board of Education and Max Rafferty related. The State Board of Education subseries consists of five boxes. Two of the boxes are organized by key subject. The remaining three boxes are organized chronologically from 1963 through 1966. The Max Rafferty news clippings subseries consists of five boxes organized chronologically from 1963 through 1967.
 

Subseries 5.1: State Board of Education

Box 35, Folder 1

State Board of Education 1969-1970

Box 35, Folder 2

Various Issues 1969

Box 35, Folder 3

Criticism on Public Education in California - Herald Express & Roy E. Simpson 1961

Box 35, Folder 4

Articles regarding the State Board of Education 1967-1970

Box 35, Folder 5

Communism, curriculum, statewide testing, textbooks, teacher credentials 1962

Box 35, Folder 6

Textbooks, technology, Roy E. Simpson, Max Rafferty 1962

Box 36, Folder 1

Thomas W. Braden, Max Rafferty (1/2) 1963

Box 36, Folder 2

Thomas W. Braden, Max Rafferty (2/2) 1963

Box 36, Folder 3

Superintendency (1/2) 1963-1964

Box 36, Folder 4

Superintendency (2/2) 1965

Box 36, Folder 5

Rafferty - Superintendent Election Pros and Cons 1966

Box 37, Folder 1

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (1/9) Jan. 1963

Box 37, Folder 2

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (2/9) Feb. 1963

Box 37, Folder 3

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (3/9) Mar. 1963

Box 37, Folder 4

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (4/9) Apr. 1963

Box 37, Folder 5

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (5/9) May 1963

Box 37, Folder 6

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (6/9) Jun.-Aug. 1963

Box 37, Folder 7

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (7/9) Sep. 1963

Box 37, Folder 8

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (8/9) Oct. 1963

Box 37, Folder 9

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (9/9) Nov. 1963

Box 37, Folder 10

State Board of Education and school issues related, 1963 (10/9) Dec. 1963

Box 38, Folder 1

State Board of Education, 1964 (1/11) Jan. 1964

Box 38, Folder 2

State Board of Education, 1964 (2/11) Feb. 1964

Box 38, Folder 3

State Board of Education, 1964 (3/11) Mar. 1964

Box 38, Folder 4

State Board of Education, 1964 (4/11) Apr. 1964

Box 38, Folder 5

State Board of Education, 1964 (5/11) May 1964

Box 38, Folder 6

State Board of Education, 1964 (6/11) Jun. 1964

Box 38, Folder 7

State Board of Education, 1964 (7/11) Jul.-Aug. 1964

Box 38, Folder 8

State Board of Education, 1964 (8/11) Sep. 1964

Box 38, Folder 9

State Board of Education, 1964 (9/11) Oct. 1964

Box 38, Folder 10

State Board of Education, 1964 (10/11) Nov. 1964

Box 38, Folder 11

State Board of Education, 1964 (11/11) Dec. 1964

Box 39, Folder 1

State Board of Education, 1965 (1/4) Jan.-Mar. 1965

Box 39, Folder 2

State Board of Education, 1965 (2/4) Apr.-Jun. 1965

Box 39, Folder 3

State Board of Education, 1965 (3/4) Jul.-Oct. 1965

Box 39, Folder 4

State Board of Education, 1965 (4/4) Nov.-Dec. 1965

Box 39, Folder 5

State Board of Education, 1966 (1/7) Jan.-Feb. 1966

Box 39, Folder 6

State Board of Education, 1966 (2/7) Mar.-Apr. 1966

Box 39, Folder 7

State Board of Education, 1966 (3/7) May 1966

Box 39, Folder 8

State Board of Education, 1966 (4/7) Jun.-Aug. 1966

Box 39, Folder 9

State Board of Education, 1966 (5/7) Sep.-Oct. 1966

Box 39, Folder 10

State Board of Education, 1966 (6/7) Nov. 1966

Box 39, Folder 11

State Board of Education, 1966 (7/7) Dec. 1966

 

Subseries 5.2: Max Rafferty

Box 40, Folder 1

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (1/11) Jan. 1963

Box 40, Folder 2

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (2/11) Feb. 1963

Box 40, Folder 3

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (3/11) Mar. 1963

Box 40, Folder 4

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (4/11) Apr. 1963

Box 40, Folder 5

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (5/11) May 1963

Box 40, Folder 6

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (6/11) Jun. 1963

Box 40, Folder 7

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (7/11) Jul.-Aug. 1963

Box 40, Folder 8

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (8/11) Sep. 1963

Box 40, Folder 9

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (9/11) Oct. 1963

Box 40, Folder 10

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (10/11) Nov. 1963

Box 40, Folder 11

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1963 (11/11) Dec. 1963

Box 40, Folder 12

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1964 (1/8) Jan.-Feb. 1964

Box 41, Folder 1

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1964 (2/8) Mar. 1964

Box 41, Folder 2

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1964 (3/8) Apr. 1964

Box 41, Folder 3

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1964 (4/8) May-Jun. 1964

Box 41, Folder 4

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1964 (5/8) Jul.-Aug. 1964

Box 41, Folder 5

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1964 (6/8) Sep.-Oct. 1964

Box 41, Folder 6

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1964 (7/8) Nov. 1964

Box 41, Folder 7

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1964 (8/8) Dec. 1964

Box 41, Folder 8

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1965 (1/5) Jan.-Feb. 1965

Box 41, Folder 9

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1965 (2/5) Mar.-May 1965

Box 42, Folder 1

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1965 (3/5) Jun.-Aug. 1965

Box 42, Folder 2

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1965 (4/5) Sep.-Oct. 1965

Box 42, Folder 3

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1965 (5/5) Nov.-Dec. 1965

Box 42, Folder 4

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1966 (1/6) Jan.-Feb. 1966

Box 42, Folder 5

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1966 (2/6) Mar.-May 1966

Box 42, Folder 6

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1966 (3/6) Jun.-Aug. 1966

Box 42, Folder 7

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1966 (4/6) Sep. 1966

Box 43, Folder 1

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1966 (5/6) Oct. 1966

Box 43, Folder 2

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1966 (6/6) Nov.-Dec. 1966

Box 43, Folder 3

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1967 (1/6) Jan. 1967

Box 43, Folder 4

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1967 (2/6) Feb. 1967

Box 43, Folder 5

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1967 (3/6) Mar. 1967

Box 43, Folder 6

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1967 (4/6) Apr. 1967

Box 43, Folder 7

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1967 (5/6) May 1967

Box 43, Folder 8

Articles and opinions about Max Rafferty and school issues, 1967 (6/6) Jun. 1967

Box 44, Folder 1

"Max Rafferty is Not a Mad Messiah of the Right - He is More Disturbing Than That" from New York Times Magazine 1968

Box 44, Folder 2

Oversized News Clippings (1/3) 1962-1963

Box 44, Folder 3

Oversized News Clippings (2/3) 1963-1964

Box 44, Folder 4

Oversized News Clippings (3/3) 1964-1966