Women politicians -- United States -- Archival resources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers: California State Assembly, U.S. Congress, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, and California Attorney General campaign
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 are records from Burke's tenure in the California Assembly (1966-1972), U.S. Congress (1973-1978), and the Los Angeles Angeles County Board of Supervisor (1979-1980). Records also include her campaign for California State Attorney General (1978).
Brochures, pamphlets, campaign administrative records, newspaper clippings, a campaign scrapbook, materials from opponents' campaigns, correspondence, ephemera, flyers, mock-ups for campaign papers, two issues of "The Noble News," press releases, and stationery, 1974-1976, pertaining to Elaine Noble's 1974 democratic campaign for the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Noble was the first openly gay or lesbian political candidate elected to a state office.