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The Resource Oral history interview with Jean Moorhead Duffy ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier

Oral history interview with Jean Moorhead Duffy ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier

Label
Oral history interview with Jean Moorhead Duffy ..., 1994
Title
Oral history interview with Jean Moorhead Duffy ...
Statement of responsibility
by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Inclusive dates
1994
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Duffy discusses her early work as a nurse, campaigning for a state assembly seat, and her early days in the Assembly. She describes conflicts with Republicans, relations with Carol Hallett, switching parties in 1978 and its effect on staff and resulting death threats. She worked on various legislation including bills on crime, drunk driving, and health issues
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biography type
autobiography
Biographical or historical data
Jean Duffy was born in Oakland in 1938, attended UC Berkeley and Stanford from which she received a nursing degree. She worked for the Santa Clara County Health Dept., Santa Cruz County Health Dept. and Placer County Health Dept. before accepting a teaching position in the School of Nursing at California State University, Sacramento in 1971. In 1976 she became a lobbyist for the California Nurses Association and in 1978 was elected to the State Assembly from the Fifth District. A Republican, she switched to the Democratic Party in 1981 and and continued to serve until 1981 when she decided to leave her assembly seat to focus on lobbying and a speaking career.
Cataloging source
CUY
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Fullerton. Library. Oral History Program.
  • Honnold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, California.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with Jean Moorhead Duffy ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Instantiates
Note
Transcript of a five-and-a-half hour interview conducted under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Cal State University, Sacramento, and the California State Arhives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 227 leaves
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35034242
  • ucoclc35034242
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. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Jean Moorhead Duffy ..., by Jacqueline S. Reinier
Note
Transcript of a five-and-a-half hour interview conducted under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Cal State University, Sacramento, and the California State Arhives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 227 leaves
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35034242
  • ucoclc35034242
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. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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