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Lila Berman papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0418
Abstract

The Lila Berman papers consist of correspondence, memorandums, reports, and notes, collected and created by Lila Berman, that document the establishment and provision of mental health services in the Los Angeles area, 1965-1998. The bulk of the collection covers the passage of various mental health insurance bills in the California Assembly and State Senate, and the activities of the California Council on Mental Health's Citizens Advisory Council, of which Berman was the first chair.

Dates: 1956 - 1998

Shirley Adelson Siegel papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0303
Abstract Between 1947 and 1950, attorney and housing rights advocate Shirley Adelson Siegel lived in Los Angeles and became deeply involved with pro bono committee work related to the promotion of civil rights and affordable housing. Although she lived in Los Angeles for less than four years, her work helped shape legislation that was later developed at both the local and state levels. The collection consists of publications, press releases, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, and...
Dates: 1947-1950

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