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The Governor's Office under Edmund G. Brown, Sr. : oral history transcript / and related material, 1977-1981.
BANC MSS 81/164 c; Phonotape 2599 A; Phonotape 1377 C; Phonotape 1500 C; ...
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Title:

The Governor's Office under Edmund G. Brown, Sr. : oral history transcript: and related material, 1977-1981

Creator/Contributor:

Fry, Amelia R., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Becker, William, 1918-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Christopher, Warren, 1925-2011, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Davis, May Layne Bonnell, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Kline, Richard, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Mesplé, Frank, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Poole, Cecil F., 1914-1997, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Glaser, Eleanor, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, Gabrielle S., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Rowland, James H., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Interviewees, and titles of interviews, as follows: photographs inserted. William Becker. Working for Civil Rights: With Unions, the Legislature, and Governor Pat Brown. Comments on National Farm Labor Union organizing in Imperial Valley, 1947-52; the California Committee for Fair Employment Practices and the Fair Employment Practices Commission; working as assistant for human rights in Brown's office. Warren Christopher. Special Counsel to the Governor: Recalling the Pat Brown Years. May Layne Bonnell Davis. An Appointment Secretary Reminisces. Richard Kline. Governor Brown's Faithful Advisor. Comments on work as travel secretary, directing campaign for fair housing against Proposition 14, the Watts riots in Los Angeles. Frank Mesplé. From Clovis to the Capitol: Building a Career as a Legislative Liaison. Comments on California Democratic Council, reapportionment, bracero program, governor's conflict with Jesse Unruh, etc. Cecil Poole. Executive Clemency and the Chessman Case. Comments also on civil rights issues.

Date:

1977 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) -- 1905-1996
Unruh, Jesse -- 1922-1987
Chessman, Caryl -- 1921-1960
California. -- Governor.
National Farm Labor Union (U.S.)
California Democratic Council.
Agricultural laborers -- California
Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965
Civil rights -- California
Apportionment (Election law) -- California
California -- Politics and government
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

tape recorded interview conducted 1977-1979 by Amelia R. Fry, Eleanor Glaser, Gabrielle Morris, and James H. Rowland for the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1981 :
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
vii, [297] p. ; 28 cm. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2662
BANC MSS 81/164 c
Phonotape 2599 A
Phonotape 1377 C
Phonotape 1500 C
Phonotape 3768 C:1-2
BANC CD 554:1-15
BANC CD 558
BANC CD 574:1-2
BMC 1 box 8
BMC 1 box 14
BMC 1 box 15

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.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2662