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The Resource Oral history interview with Edward V. Roberts ..., by Susan P. O'Hara

Oral history interview with Edward V. Roberts ..., by Susan P. O'Hara

Label
Oral history interview with Edward V. Roberts ..., 1994
Title
Oral history interview with Edward V. Roberts ...
Statement of responsibility
by Susan P. O'Hara
Inclusive dates
1994
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Roberts discusses his decision to attend University of California, Berkeley in 1962, activism for severly disabled students, media attention, conflict with the California Dept. of Rehabilitation, experiences with the first electric wheelchair, John Hessler's freedom, independent housing, and reflections of being a teaching assistant
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Edward V. Roberts was born Jan. 23, 1939. He received an A.A. degree from College of San Mateo, and a B.A. (1964), M.A. (1966), and did work towards a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. While a teaching assistant during the late 1960s, Roberts became increasingly active in disability awareness issues. From 1969-1995, he was a consultant, Student Special Services Program, U.S. Office of Education; Director, Project HOPE, University of California, Riverside; Executive Director, Center for Independent Living, Berkeley, Calif.; Director, California Dept. of Rehabilitation, Sacramento, Calif.; President, World Institute on Disability, Oakland, Calif. Roberts has served on numerous boards and has received many honors and awards. He died March 14, 1995.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • California State University, Sacramento. Library. University Archives.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, Calif.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with Edward V. Roberts ..., by Susan P. O'Hara
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a three-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 55 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39888097
  • ucoclc39888097
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Edward V. Roberts ..., by Susan P. O'Hara
Publication
Note
Transcript of a three-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 55 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39888097
  • ucoclc39888097
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the State Archives and cooperating institutions. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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