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Politicians -- California -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alphonzo Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0215
Abstract

Alphonzo Bell, Jr. (1914-2004) was a United States Congressman who represented the 27th and 28th Congressional Districts - which encompassed the communities of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel Air, and West Los Angeles - between 1961 and 1977. Materials within the collection date from the 1930s to the 1980s and document Bell's political career.

Dates: 1933-1987

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers: Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

 Collection
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

Houston Flournoy papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0219
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, administrative records, regulations and legislation, campaign finances, budget reports for the State of California, commission and agency agendas, speeches, newspaper clippings, articles, and photographs from Houston Flournoy's political career from 1956 to 1974.

Dates: 1956 - 1974

Chester Earl Holifield papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0220
Abstract Chester Earl Holifield (1903-1995) -- also known as Chet Holifield -- of Montebello, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Mayfield, Graves County, KY, December 3, 1903. Moved to Montebello in 1920 and engaged in the manufacture and selling of men's apparel 1920-1943; U.S. Representative from California 19th District, 1943-75. Congressional adviser to international conferences on uses of atomic energy, nuclear weapons testing, water desalinization, and disarmament. Upon his retirement from the...
Dates: circa 1944-1974

Craig Hosmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0221
Scope and Content

U.S. Congressman (1915 - 1982)

Dates: 1948-1976, undated

Frank Lanterman papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0222
Abstract

The Frank Lanterman papers, 1955-1978 (bulk 1965-1978), represent a part of the legislative career of Frank Lanterman, who served in the California State Assembly from 1951 to 1978. Lanterman, who was responsible for almost 400 bills during his 28-year career, was known as California's "Father of Mental Health," a tribute to his long service as champion for the state's mentally ill community.

Dates: 1955 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1978

Gordon Leo McDonough papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0366
Abstract

Papers of Gordon Leo McDonough, member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the United States Congress. The collection includes McDonough's personal and legislative correspondence, printed bills and bill summaries relating to McDonough's work in Congress, office files, copies of press releases and public statements, records relating to various United States military academies, and files organized by subject.

Dates: 1920 - 1965