Wyckoff, Florence, 1905-1983

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Social activist who has worked at national, state, and local levels on behalf of migrant families and community growth among dispossessed groups.

From the description of Florence Richardson Wyckoff papers 1938-1984. (University of California, Santa Cruz). WorldCat record id: 18198013

Florence Richardson Wyckoff was born in Berkeley, California, in 1905, daughter of Leon Josiah Richardson, a professor of Latin and director of the Extension Division of the University of California. She graduated from UC Berkeley in 1926, with a B.A. in art (sculpture). While traveling in Europe she studied with Hans Hofmann in Munich. In 1931 she married Hubert C. Wyckoff, Jr., an attorney and labor leader. She worked on reforms in farm labor, rural poverty, health insurance, and migrant children education.

From the description of Florence Richardson Wyckoff papers, 1869-2000 (bulk 1940-1990). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 123504106

Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
Berkeley (Calif.)
United States
Santa Cruz County (Calif.)
United States
Migrant agricultural laborers
Public health
Children of migrant laborers
Health planning
Housing, Rural
Public housing


Birth 1905-06-19

Death 1983


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