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The Resource Oral history interview with Hon. Omer L. Rains ..., by Arlene Lazarowitz

Oral history interview with Hon. Omer L. Rains ..., by Arlene Lazarowitz

Label
Oral history interview with Hon. Omer L. Rains ..., 1990
Title
Oral history interview with Hon. Omer L. Rains ...
Statement of responsibility
by Arlene Lazarowitz
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rains discusses his family background, education, marriages and children, early political influences, law practice, and community activities in Ventura, Calif. He continues with his interest in the Democratic party and early political activities including his participation in the 1960 presidential campaign and as a candidate for California State Senate in 1974. Major topics discussed include reapportionment, political and environmental issues in Santa Barbara Co., and the impact of Proposition 9 and Proposition 13
Related
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Omer L. Rains was born Sept. 25, 1941 in Missouri. He received his B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1959 and attended Berkeley's School of Law from 1963-1966 where he received his doctor of jurisprudence. Rains began his political career by serving in the Ventura Co. District Attorney's office from 1966-1969 before entering into private practice in 1969. He was elected to the California State Senate in 1974 and served until 1982.
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 Hon. Omer L. Rains ..., by Arlene Lazarowitz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A history of reapportionment in California."
  • Transcript of a three-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 93 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39888056
  • ucoclc39888056
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 Hon. Omer L. Rains ..., by Arlene Lazarowitz
Publication
Note
  • "A history of reapportionment in California."
  • Transcript of a three-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 93 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39888056
  • ucoclc39888056
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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