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From precinct worker to Assistant Secretary of The Department of Health, Education and Welfare : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1980.
BANC MSS 81/9 c; Phonotape 1330 C no.1-12
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Title:

From precinct worker to Assistant Secretary of The Department of Health, Education and Welfare : oral history transcript: and related material, 1977-1980

Creator/Contributor:

Hitt, Patricia Reilly, 1918-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Stein, Mimi, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Finch, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson), 1925-1995

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Reflections on her work in the Repulican Party - in women's organizations, as precinct worker, in state and national campaigns (particularly the 1958, 1962 and 1966 gubernatorial campaigns in California and the 1960, 1964 and 1968 presidential campaigns), and as national committeewoman, 1960-1964; her appointment to HEW as assistant secretary for community and field services, 1969-1972; the influence of the John Birch Society; position of women in politics.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Subject:

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Republican Party (Calif.)
Republican National Committee (U.S.)
United States. -- Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.
John Birch Society.
Women -- Political activity -- United States
California -- Politics and government
United States -- Politics and government
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Patricia Reilly Hitt ; tape recorded interview conducted by Miriam Stein in 1977. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1980 :
Introduction by Robert H. Finch.
Copies of photographs and clippings inserted.
Phonotape also available.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
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
[14], ix, 227 p. ; 28 cm. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z274g
BANC MSS 81/9 c
Phonotape 1330 C no.1-12

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
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.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z274g