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The Resource Oral history interview with Ernest E. Debs ..., by Carlos Vásquez

Oral history interview with Ernest E. Debs ..., by Carlos Vásquez

Label
Oral history interview with Ernest E. Debs ..., 1987
Title
Oral history interview with Ernest E. Debs ...
Statement of responsibility
by Carlos Vásquez
Inclusive dates
1987
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Debs discusses his family background, education, migration to California in 1923, pre-legislative employment, electioneering, and service in the California State Assembly, particularly his involvement on committees related to education and health
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
In 1942 Ernest E. Debs was elected to the California State Assembly representing the Fifty-sixth Assembly District. During the 1939 and 1941 legislative sessions, he had served as assistant sargeant-at-arms in the California State Assembly. While serving in the assembly, Debs chaired the Interim Committee on Postwar Airport Projects and Aviation, vice-chaired the Committee on Health, and also served on the Ways and Means Committee, the Education Committee, and the Committee on Government Efficiency and Economy. He sponsored legislation that created the UCLA Medical School and the Los Angeles campus of the California State University. Debs left the assembly in 1947 after his election to the Los Angeles City Council, where he served until 1958. From 1958 to 1974 he was a member of the Board of Supervisors, Los Angeles County.
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 Ernest E. Debs ..., by Carlos Vásquez
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a three-and-three-quarters-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 139 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23022442
  • ucoclc23022442
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 Ernest E. Debs ..., by Carlos Vásquez
Publication
Note
Transcript of a three-and-three-quarters-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
ii, 139 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23022442
  • ucoclc23022442
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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