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The Resource Oral history interview with Helen Linder Myers ..., by Enid H. Douglass

Oral history interview with Helen Linder Myers ..., by Enid H. Douglass

Label
Oral history interview with Helen Linder Myers ..., 1990
Title
Oral history interview with Helen Linder Myers ...
Statement of responsibility
by Enid H. Douglass
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Myers reviews her family background, education and life in the Midwest. She describes her volunteer work for the Democratic Party in Los Angeles beginning in 1946. She relates experiences while managing Evelyn Johnson's and Helen Rudd Brown's campaigns. In addition, she explains the formation of the California Democratic Council
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Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Helen Myers was born in Chicago, Ill. in 1914 and received her A.B. degree from the University of Chicago in 1938. She and her family moved to Los Angeles in 1946. She was a paid worker and volunteer for the Red Cross and Community Chest. She was elected to the Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee in 1948 and was active in Young Democrats. She served as Organization Chair for the Los Angeles County Central Committee (1950-1958). Myers was on of the founders of the California Democratic Council and was elected first President of the original board (1953-1957). She was appointed Organization Chair of CDC (1955-1957).
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 Helen Linder Myers ..., by Enid H. Douglass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "California women and public policymaking."
  • Transcript of the six-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
  • Volume includes name index
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 235 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26050370
  • ucoclc26050370
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 Helen Linder Myers ..., by Enid H. Douglass
Publication
Note
  • "California women and public policymaking."
  • Transcript of the six-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
  • Volume includes name index
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 235 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26050370
  • ucoclc26050370
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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