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The Resource Oral history interview with Leisa G. Bronson ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Oral history interview with Leisa G. Bronson ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Label
Oral history interview with Leisa G. Bronson ..., 1989
Title
Oral history interview with Leisa G. Bronson ...
Statement of responsibility
by Enid Hart Douglass
Inclusive dates
1989
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mrs. Bronson relates her family and educational background and her activities in Ohio with the YWCA, as state public affairs chairman, and the League of Women Voters, in which she was active re child labor laws. She discusses her entry into party politics in California, her service as state vice chairman, her entry into Democratic politics in Arizona, and her service as Democratic National Committeewoman from that state. She reports on the three national conventions she attended--1952, 1956, 1960
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Leisa Graeme Bronson, born in 1899 in St. Paul, graduated from Vassar College and law school. She was state public affairs chair for the YWCA in Ohio and active in the League of Women Voters. After moving to California in 1935, she was the charter president, Pomona Valley League of Women Voters and then became active in Democratic politics. She was vice chairman of the Democratic State Central Committee (1950-1952). While living in Arizona in the 1950's, she served as Democratic National Committeewoman from that state. During World War II and shortly thereafter she worked in the Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress. She also worked for a short time as a field solicitor for the U.S. Department of Interior, working on Indian affairs for the Bureau of Land Management.
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 Leisa G. Bronson ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a three-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 123 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22919220
  • ucoclc22919220
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 Leisa G. Bronson ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Publication
Note
Transcript of a three-hour interview completed under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iv, 123 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22919220
  • ucoclc22919220
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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