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Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers: Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

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Identifier: 0218-2
Abstract

The Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers contain the records of the political activities of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, University of Southern California Gould Law School alumna, state and federal legislator, and county official. Included in this collection are the records from Burke's second tenure on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (1992-2008).

Dates: 1968 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1991 - 2008

James C. Owens, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5032
Abstract James C. Owens, Jr. was born in Batavia, New York but moved to California as a child. He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1929 and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California in 1934. He then went into the Navy and completed flight training in Pensacola, Florida and then served on board Lexington (CV-2); in 1941 he joined Torpedo Squadron 8 on board Hornet (CV-8). Appointed Lieutenant in 1942, Owens was the squadron...
Dates: 1928-1943

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