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The Resource Oral history interview with Marvin L. Holen ..., by Carlos Vásquez

Oral history interview with Marvin L. Holen ..., by Carlos Vásquez

Label
Oral history interview with Marvin L. Holen ..., 1990
Title
Oral history interview with Marvin L. Holen ...
Statement of responsibility
by Carlos Vásquez
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Holen discusses his family background, education, early involvement in political activities, the origin and development of his long friendship with Jesse M. Unruh, working with Unruh on various legislation after accompanying the newly-elected assemblyman to Sacramento in 1959, and comments on many legislative leaders and members, including Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available.
Biographical or historical data
Marvin L. Holen was born on August 2, 1929, in Burbank, California. While attending UCLA, Holen participated in the California Democratic Guild. From 1959-1961, Holen served as assemblyman Jesse Unruh's legislative advisor, where he drafted language for the Unruh Civil Rights Act. Unruh and Holen also conceived the 1961 Retail Installment Sales Act. In 1961, Holen became the first full-time consultant to the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means; in 1964 he served as chair of the "No on Proposition 14" campaign, fighting repeal by initiative of the Rumford Fair Housing Act. At the time of the interview, Holen, an attorney, was serving on the boards of directors of the California Museum Foundation, Los Angeles Theatre Center and the Southern California Rapid Transit District.
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 Marvin L. Holen ..., by Carlos Vásquez
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-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
iii, 245 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25956757
  • ucoclc25956757
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 Marvin L. Holen ..., by Carlos Vásquez
Publication
Note
Transcript of a five-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
iii, 245 leaves, bound
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25956757
  • ucoclc25956757
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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