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The Resource Oral history interview with Emma A. Gunterman ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier

Oral history interview with Emma A. Gunterman ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier

Label
Oral history interview with Emma A. Gunterman ..., 1989-1990
Title
Oral history interview with Emma A. Gunterman ...
Statement of responsibility
by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Inclusive dates
1989-1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mrs. Gunterman discusses the radical movement in the 1930s, farm labor issues, conscientious objector camps during World War II, child care in California, consumer issues, welfare issues, passage of Prop. 13 in 1978, and issues concerning seniors. For the years 1967 to 1986, she also discusses procedures of lobbying
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
  • Emma H. Gunterman, born in Amsterdam in 1915, was raised in a comfortable family. Coming to New York in the 1930s, she became active in the Peace Movement and the Socialist Party. After her marriage to Joe Gunterman, a conscientious objector during World War II, she lived and worked in farm labor and CO camps. After the war, as a mother of four children, she started a summer school at a farm labor camp in Gridley, CA. The summer program propelled her into lobbying and in 1967 she moved with her family to Sacramento where she lobbied on consumer, children and senior issues. In
  • Sacramento, she edited two newsletters: On The Capitol Doorstep and Seniors in Sacramento. She retired in 1986.
Cataloging source
CSA
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 Emma A. Gunterman ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of an eleven-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 437, 11 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32116079
  • ucoclc32116079
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 Emma A. Gunterman ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Publication
Note
Transcript of an eleven-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 437, 11 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32116079
  • ucoclc32116079
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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