National Land for People collection Bulk, 1972-1983 1850-1991


National Land for People collection Bulk, 1972-1983 1850-1991

National Land for People, founded primarily by George Ballis and Berge Bulbulian, was a grassroots organization most active in California in the 1970s and 1980s, concerned with a number of environmental factors, most notably federal irrigation water use restrictions and the 160-acre limitation provision of the reclamation law as it applied to the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, California. The National Land for People collection measures 25 linear feet and dates from 1850 to 1991, with the bulk from 1972 to 1983. The collection is comprised of legislation and legal papers, land sales documentation, correspondence, financial statements and contracts, reports, scholastic papers, historical and background information, press releases, printed material including newsletters, brochures, propaganda, and campaign materials, maps,charts, newspaper and magazine issues and clippings, notes, photographs, books and journals, ledgers, and other assorted materials pertaining to the history and activities of the organization and some of its founding members.

25.0 Linear feet


SNAC Resource ID: 6659757

Related Entities

There are 186 Entities related to this resource.

Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972 (person)

Saul David Alinsky (January 30, 1909 – June 12, 1972) was an American community activist and political theorist. His work through the Chicago-based Industrial Areas Foundation helping poor communities organize to press demands upon landlords, politicians, economists, bankers and business leaders won him national recognition and notoriety. Responding to the impatience of a New Left generation of activists in the 1960s, Alinsky – in his widely cited Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer (1971) – ...

Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965 (person)

Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), American documentary photographer and photojournalist, was born Dorothea Margarette Nutzhorn in Hoboken, New Jersey. She worked for the Farm Security Administration during the Great Depression. From the description of Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582293 In the spring of 1942, Dorothea Lange was hired by the War Relocation Authority to document the movement of Japanese-Americans during relo...

Brown, Willie L. (Willie Lewis), Jr., 1934- (person)

Willie Lewis Brown Jr. (born March 20, 1934) is an American lawyer and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, Brown served over 30 years in the California State Assembly, spending 15 years as its speaker. He later became mayor of San Francisco, the first African American to hold that office. The San Francisco Chronicle called Brown "one of San Francisco's most notable mayors", adding that he had "celebrity beyond the city's boundaries." Born in Mineola, Texas, Brown graduated from Mine...

Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 (person)

Cesar Chavez (b. March 31, 1927, Yuma, AZ – d. April 23, 1993, San Luis, AZ) was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW) in 1962. Originally a Mexican American farm worker, Chavez became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approac...

United States. Bureau of Reclamation (corporateBody)

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation Service) was a bureau of the Department of the Interior which oversaw water development projects in the western United States. In July of 1902, in accordance with the Reclamation Act 32 Stat. 388, approved June 17, 1902 (also known as the Newlands Act), Secretary of the Interior Ethan Allen Hitchcock established the Reclamation Service within the Geological Survey. The new Reclamation Service studied potential water development projects in each western stat...

United States. Congress. House (corporateBody)

U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of Congress. From the guide to the Subscription lists, 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) The first session of the Congress of the United States, under a resolution passed by the Congress of the Confederation, on September 13, 1788, was called to meet in New York City on March 4, 1789. On the appointed day only 13 Members of the House were present and, as this number did not constitute a quorum, the sessions...

United States. General Accounting Office (corporateBody)

The Office of the First Comptroller was created in 1789 by the act establishing the Treasury Department. His responsibilities included final approval of all settled accounts, keeping records relating to receipts and disbursements of public funds, and keeping copies of contracts. In 1817 the Comptroller's functions relating to military accounts were turned over to the newly created office of the Second Comptroller, and in 1849 some of his functions relating to customs accounts were turned over to...

Bush, George, 1924-2018 (person)

George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) was Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1992. He was born on June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts, to Dorothy Walker Bush and Prescott Bush (who was a Republican Senator from Connecticut from 1952 to 1962). He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts on his 18th birthday, June 12, 1942. That same day, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd Class. Receiving ...

United States. Department of Justice (corporateBody)

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the United States government responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, and is equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration, and administers several federal law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigat...

McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 (person)

George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American politician, historian, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. McGovern grew up in Mitchell, South Dakota, where he was a renowned debater. He volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Forces upon the country's entry into World War II and as a B-24 Liberator pilot flew 35 missions over German-occupied Europe from a base in Italy. Among the medals besto...

University of California, Davis (corporateBody)

The University of California, Davis campus, originally known as the University Farm, was established by an act of the State Legislature in 1905. A committee appointed by the Regents purchased land near Davisville in 1906. The Regents officially took control of the property in September 1906 and constructed four buildings in 1907. By 1930, the campus had grown to 1,000 acres and by 1951, it had become 3,000 acres. In 2007, the campus has expanded to 5,300 acres, making it the largest UC campus in...

Holland, David W. (Agricultural economist) (person)

Thurman, John E. (person)

De La Cruz, Jessie Lopez, 1919- (person)

Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interviews with Jessie De La Cruz, 1973-1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321597 ...

United States. Congress. Senate (corporateBody)

Brody, Ralph M., 1912- (person)

Cole, Bert L., 1910-1993 (person)

Andrus, Cecil D., 1931- (person)

Governor of Idaho, 1971 to 1977. From the description of Cecil Andrus interview, 1989 Nov. 1. (Idaho State Historical Society Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 70974851 U.S. Secretary of the Interior; Governor of Idaho. From the description of Cecil D. Andrus papers, 1951-1998 (Boise State University). WorldCat record id: 748578448 Democrat Cecil D. Andrus (1931- ) served as U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1977 until 1981 duri...

California. Office of Appropriate Technology (corporateBody)

Pilibos family (family)

Steiner, Wesley E. (person)

Sunkist Growers, inc. (corporateBody)

California. Bureau of Reclamation (corporateBody)

Jansen, Robert B., 1922- (person)

Milliman, Jerome W. (person)

United States. Western Area Power Administration (corporateBody)

United States. Farmers Home Administration (corporateBody)

The Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) superceded the Farm Security Administration in 1946, making loans for farms, homes, and community facilities in low-income, rural areas of the United States. In 1994, the U.S. Department of Agriculture was re-organized and the functions of the FmHA were transferred to the Consolidated Farm Service Agency. From the description of Farmers Home Administration questionnaires, 1984. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 74692...

Bowker, Victor (person)

Del Monte Corporation (corporateBody)

Del Monte Corp., a packer of fruits and vegetables and a marketer of fresh fruits, merged into a subsidiary of R.J. Reynolds, a diversified tobacco concern on Feb. 2, 1979. From the description of Del Monte Corporation letters : San Francisco, Calif., to shareholders : TLS, 1978-1979. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 55026574 ...

Baillie, Jack T. (person)

University of California, Santa Cruz. Agroecology Program (corporateBody)

California Women for Agriculture. (corporateBody)

Morton, Rogers C. B. (Rogers Clark Ballard), 1914-1979 (person)

Kentucky native, U.S. senator from Md., secretary of the interior, and secretary of commerce. From the description of Rogers C.B. Morton : miscellaneous papers, 1863-1976. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49254347 Maryland congressman, RNC Chair, Secretary of Interior and Commerce. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Morton left for Maryland in 1950, to seek a political career apart from his brother Thruston, who represented Kentucky i...

Nesmith, David (person)

Kirshner, Edward M. (person)

Donna Martin (person)

Mexican American Political Association (Calif.) (corporateBody)

Clark, Norman (person)

Fisher, Hugo B. (person)

Fisher was born April 30, 1921 in San Diego, CA; attended San Diego State College (1938-40); LL. B., Balboa Univ., 1950; admitted to CA state bar, 1951; member, Sloane & Fisher (1951-59), Fisher & Barrett (1959-60), and Precopio, Price, Cory & Fisher from 1960; California state senator (1959-62); became member, central committee, San Diego Co. Democratic Party, 1951; delegate, Democratic National Convention (1952,1956,1960); member, ACLU. From the description of Papers, 1...

Lynch, William B. (person)

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004 (person)

Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Pashayan, Charles Chip, 1941- (person)

Houlding family (family)

Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 (person)

Alan Cranston, born June 19, 1914 in Palo Alto, Calif., was a four term Senator for California from 1969 to 1993. His son Robin Cranston was killed in a car accident in May 1980. Cranston died on Dec. 31, 2000. From the description of Alan Cranston letters : to Susan and Otto Meyer, 1980 May. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 56712942 Biographical Information Cranston, Alan, a Senator from Californ...

Hess, Karl, 1923-1994 (person)

Editor and journalist. Was at one time a speechwriter for Barry Goldwater, but later became involved in various libertarian and anarchist organizations in the seventies and eighties. In the nineties he participated in local politics in rural West Virginia. From the description of Neighborhood self-sufficiency / Karl Hess, 1976. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 301485817 Author. Libertarian. Welder. Survivalist. Philosopher. Folk hero. Born May 25, 1...

Shelley, John Francis, 1905-1974 (person)

Williams, Joe (person)

San Francisco Examiner. (corporateBody)

Krebs, Albert, 1932-2007 (person)

E.F. Schumacher Society (corporateBody)

Ballis, Maia (person)

Historical Note National Land for People (NLP), founded under the leadership of George and Maia Ballis, Berge Bulbulian, and a handful of others, started in the 1950s under several different names, including Western Water Resources Council, before being incorporated as the National Land for People Foundation in 1974. George Ballis, a self-described "news reporter, news editor, community and union organizer, still photographer, film maker, org...

Hammonds family (family)

Chapman, Oscar J. (Oscar James), 1907-1994 (person)

Haskell, Floyd K., 1916-1998 (person)

Hernandez, Gloria (person)

Sun Mountain. (corporateBody)

Griswold, Erwin N. (Erwin Nathaniel), 1904-1994 (person)

Erwin N. Griswold was born in Cleveland in 1904. He graduated in 1925 from Oberlin College with the A.B. in mathematics and the A.M. in political science. He received the LL. B. degree from Harvard University Law School in 1928 and the S.J.D. degree in 1929. From 1929 to 1934, he served in the Office of Solicitor General, returning to Cambridge in 1934. He taught on the Law Faculty of Harvard Law School from 1934 to 1967 and was Dean from 1946 to 1967. From 1967 to 1973, he was U.S. Solicitor Ge...

McCloskey, Michael (person)

Udall, Stewart L. (person)

U.S. secretary of the interior, lawyer, and author. Born 1920. From the description of Stewart L. Udall papers, 1961-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981747 Lawyer; Democratic U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1955-1960; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1961-1968. From the description of Papers, 1950-[ongoing] (bulk 1950-1977). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318942 Stewart L. Udall is a former politician and government official from ...

MacDiarmid, John MacLeod (person)

Mink, Patsy T. (Patsy Takemoto), 1927-2002 (person)

Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink (December 6, 1927 – September 28, 2002) was an American attorney and politician from the U.S. state of Hawaii. Mink was a third-generation Japanese American, having been born and raised on the island of Maui. After graduating as valedictorian of the Maui High School class in 1944, she attended the University of Hawaii at Mānoa for two years and subsequently enrolled at the University of Nebraska, where she experienced racism and worked to have segregation policies elimi...

American Farm Bureau Federation (corporateBody)

Lowe, Jim (person)

Lehman, Richard, 1948- (person)

Bonadelle, John (person)

American Agri-Women. (corporateBody)

Stamm, Gilbert G., 1911- (person)

Goldschmidt, Walter, 1913-2010 (person)

Goldschmidt was born on Feb. 24, 1913 in San Antonio, TX; BA (1933) and MA (1935), Univ. of TX; Ph. D, UC Berkeley, 1942; social science analyst at US Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1940-46; asst. professor (1946-50), assoc. professor (1950-56), professor, and chairman of the dept. of anthropology (1964-69), UCLA; founder and member of the board of directors (1957-60), African Studies Assn.; president, Southwestern Anthropological Society (1950-51) and president of the American Ethnological S...

Sun Maid Growers of California (corporateBody)

McAfee, Rodger (person)

Miller, George, III, 1945- (person)

George Miller III (born May 17, 1945) is an American attorney and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented California's 7th congressional district from 1975 until redistricting in 2013 and 11th congressional district until his retirement in 2015. Born in Richmond, California, he earned an A.A. from Diablo Valley College and an A.B. from San Francisco State University before unsuccessfully running for the California State Senate in a special election to succeed his late fat...

Nieman family (family)

Martin, Arnold (person)

Findley, Paul, 1921- (person)

United States representative from Illinois, 1961-1982; author, They Dare to Speak Out: People and Institutions Confront Israel's Lobby (1985). From the description of Paul Findley papers, 1974-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458495 ...

Eu, March Fong (person)

Udall, Morris K. (person)

Biographical note: Legislator; Morris King "Mo" Udall served as U.S. Representative from Arizona from May 1961 to May 1991. Born on June 15, 1922, in St. John's, Arizona, Mo Udall served in World War II, graduated from the University of Arizona and was elected to Congress in 1961 to fill the seat vacated by his brother, Stewart Udall who became Secretary of the Interior during the Kennedy Administration. During Mo Udall's tenure as Congressman, he was best known for his championship of environme...

Environmental Action Foundation. (corporateBody)

Millions of Americans displayed concern about pollution and related environmental problems at the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. The national staff coordinating the event realized that maintaining awareness required sustained support from both citizens and activists. To provide this support, the Earth Day staff formed two organizations: Environmental Action (EA) a non-profit political organization, and the Environmental Action Foundation (EAF), its educational tax-exempt affiliate. These two...

University of California (1868-1952) (corporateBody)

Administrative History During the mid-twentieth century, the American Labor Movement reached a pinnacle of power and influence within society. The Second World War required that labor be managed as a strategic resource; the high productivity of workers during the war carried over in the peace time economy, which experienced a sustained economic "boom." Unlike European labor relations, where unions play an "official" role in government, the Am...

Denton, John H. (person)

Kline, Allan (person)

Maddy, Kenneth L. (person)

Kenneth Maddy (1934-2000) served as a Republican member of the California Assembly for the 32nd District from 1970 to 1978, and as Senator from the 14th Senatorial District from 1979 to 1998. He campaigned for Governor in 1978. From 1987 to 1995 he served as Republican Leader of the State Senate. He also was a delegate to four Republican national conventions, twice being designated as whip of the California delegation. In the Legislature, Maddy's interest covered crime, health care, water, and, ...

Woodring, Harry Hines, 1887-1967 (person)

Harry Hines Woodring was born in Elk City, Kansas, on May 31, 1887, the son of Hines and Melissa Woodring. After attending Elk City and Montgomery County high schools, he enrolled in Lebanon Business University, Lebanon, Indiana, where he staved for ten months. Returning to Elk City in the spring of 1905, he accepted a job as bookkeeper in the First National Bank. In 1909, he was offered, and accepted, a job as assistant cashier in the First National Bank of Neodesha, Kansas, a care...

Temple, Betsy (person)

Groefsema family (family)

Sharp, Margaret, 1925- (person)

Epithet: widow of Sir W Sharp, 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000800.0x0003e3 ...

Coelho, Tony, 1942- (person)

Ecklund, James (person)

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (corporateBody)

WILPF developed out of the International Women's Congress against World War I that took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1915 and the formation of the International Women's Committee of Permanent Peace; the name WILPF was not chosen until 1919. The first WILPF president, Jane Addams, had previously founded the Woman's Peace Party in the United States, in January 1915, this group later became the US section of WILPF. Along with Jane Addams, Marian Cripps and Margaret E. Dungan were also foundi...

Fortune family (family)

Ballis, George Elfie (person)

Historical Note National Land for People (NLP), founded under the leadership of George and Maia Ballis, Berge Bulbulian, and a handful of others, started in the 1950s under several different names, including Western Water Resources Council, before being incorporated as the National Land for People Foundation in 1974. George Ballis, a self-described "news reporter, news editor, community and union organizer, still photographer, film maker, org...

Schild, Neil W. (person)

Taylor, Paul S. (Paul Schuster), 1895-1984 (person)

Biography Paul Schuster Taylor (1895-1984), an Iowa-born economist, graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1917. He served as a Marine captain with the Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces in France from 1917 to 1919. At the end of his military service, he resumed his studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where he received a Masters degree in 1920, and a Ph.D. in 1922. Joining the Department of Economics immediat...

Southern Pacific railroad company (corporateBody)

The Southern Pacific Railroad was founded in 1865 and was purchased in 1869 by Collis Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker and Mark Hopkins, better known as the Big Four. It was the first railroad to connect Los Angeles to the rest of California and its lines extended as far as New Orleans. In 1901, the Union Pacific Railroad bought 38% of Southern Pacific stock and took control of the company, but the Union Pacific was ultimately forced to divest these shares in 1912 by the U.S. Supreme...

Perkins, Robert M. (person)

Von Flue family (family)

Telles family (family)

Kuchel, Thomas H. (person)

Thomas H. Kuchel served as a member of the California Assembly, 1937-1940; in the California Senate, 1940-1946; and as controller for the State of California, 1953-1969. He served as a United States Senator from California from 1953-1969. He was assistant Republican leader in 1959 and 1960, and his committee service included Appropriations and Interior and Insular affairs. From the description of Thomas H. Kuchel papers, 1952-1968. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat recor...

Jiminez, Ray (person)

Unruh, Jesse, 1922-1987 (person)

Church, F. Forrester (person)

Weidert, John (person)

Weaver, James H., 1927- (person)

James Howard "Jim" Weaver (August 8, 1927- ) was a U.S. Congressman for Oregon's 4th congressional district. He served six terms in the House. During his time in Congress, Weaver opposed the Vietnam War, supported environmental issues, and opposed the construction and use of nuclear power plants in the Northwest. From the description of Jim Weaver papers, 1970s-1980s. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 463024900 James “Jim” Weaver was born in ...

Pasnick, Vic (person)

Watts, Raymond D. (person)

Planet Drum Foundation (corporateBody)

ENGL 723 Problems in Themes and Ideas in Literature: Bioregional Literature and Theory is a graduate seminar that was first offered by the University of Nevada, Reno, English Department for the Spring 2012 semester. The Planet Drum Foundation, headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a pioneering non-profit bioregional organization that was founded in 1973 to provide an effective grassroots approach to ecology that emphasizes sustainability, community self-determination, and regional self-...

Ritchie, Mark (person)

Magneson, Charles (person)

Hammonds Ranch. (corporateBody)

Westside Planning Group. (corporateBody)

James P. Johnson (person)

Burns, Hugh M., 1902- (person)

Shafer, Mark (person)

Dixon, Barbara (person)

Di Giorgio, Joseph (person)

Anderson, Jack (person)

Vanik, Charles A., 1913-2007 (person)

Metzler family (family)

National Land for People. (corporateBody)

Barry, Frank J. (person)

Stamenson, Gus (person)

Bulbulian, Berge (person)

Clark, Allen W. (person)

DiMare family (family)

Boswell, James Griffin (person)

Epithet: Representative of Dysart at the Convention of Scottish Boroughs British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x000355 Epithet: of Add MS 38226 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x000353 ...

O'Neill family (family)

Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983 (person)

Jackson's tenure in the House was briefly interrupted by service in the U.S. Army. He enlisted in 1943, but was recalled by President Roosevelt to congressional service after basic training. Jackson was assigned to the Government Operations Committee's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, a position which quickly put him at the center of the un-American activities controversies and in the national spotlight. He won recognition ...

Seaton, Fred A. (Fred Andrew), 1909-1974 (person)

Frederick Andrew Seaton was born on December 11, 1909 in Washington, D.C., December 11, 1909. He attended Kansas State College at Manhattan, Kansas. In 1936 he was secretary to Republican presidential candidate Alfred M. Landon. He also served as president of Seaton Publishing Company, Hastings, Nebraska, and publisher of Hastings Daily Tribune. He was elected to the Nebraska State Senate for 1945 to 1949, and served as the chairman of the legislative council from 1947 to 1949. On December 10, 1...

Williamson, Ann (person)

Di Giorgio Fruit Corporation (corporateBody)

Baldoni, Kathleen (person)

Chavarria family (family)

Valley labor citizen. (Fresno, Calif.) (corporateBody)

Mendelsohn, Robert H., 1938- (person)

Schulz, Orissa M. (person)

Yellen, Ben, 1907-1994 (person)

An American physician educated and trained at Columbia University and the Long Island School of Medicine, Yellen migrated to Brawley, Calif., in 1942, where he founded a successful medical practice that primarily served agricultural workers and migrants. Approximately ten years later, Yellen emerged as one of the leading proponents for enforcing rights of local farm workers (domestic and migrant) and for inhibiting the growth of large, corporate farms. In 1961, Yellen helped to usher through the...

Carter, Jimmy, 1924- (person)

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...

Carr family (family)

Diener, Paul Ernst (person)

Haley, James Andrew, 1899-1981 (person)

James Andrew Haley (January 4, 1899 – August 6, 1981) was a U.S. Representative from Florida from 1953-1977. Born in Jacksonville, Alabama, Haley attended the public schools and the University of Alabama. During World War I, Haley enlisted in the United States Army serving with Troop A, Second Cavalry where he saw combat in France, in April 1917 and served overseas. He was an accountant in Sarasota, Florida, from 1920 to 1933. He served as general manager of John Ringling estate 1933–1943. ...

Brown, Clayton (person)

Greene, Sheldon (person)

Michalowski, Judy (person)

Giovannetti family (family)

Farm/Water Alliance. (corporateBody)

Lee, Clifford (person)

Combs family (family)

Donaghy family (family)

National Family Farm Coalition (U.S.) (corporateBody)

The National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) was formed in 1978 to support federal legislation known as the Family Farm Development Act. The NFFC worked closely with the National Family Farm Education Project (NFFEP), also formed in 1978. The NFFEP was concerned with involving and educating the public on farming issues. The NFFC and NFFEP decided to merge (1981) in an effort to save money and strengthen their ability to meet their goals. The economic downturn of the early 1980s forced the organizat...

Woolf, Jack (person)

Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 (person)

Dr. George E. Brown, Jr., of Twin Falls, Idaho, was both friend and physician to Vardis Fisher. Born in Miles City, Montana, on March 24, 1913, he received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan. Brown was Vardis Fisher's physician in the early 1950s, until he left Idaho to accept an appointment as assistant professor of medicine at the University of Cincinnati, a position he held from 1957 until 1960. When he returned to Idaho, he and Vardis Fish...

Krebs, John Hans, 1926-2014 (person)

John Hans Krebs (December 17, 1926 – November 10, 2014) was an Israeli-American politician and attorney. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the U.S. Representative for California's 17th congressional district from 1975 to 1979. Born in Berlin, then in the Weimar Republic, Krebs moved to British-mandated Palestine in 1933 and attended Balfour School and Ben Yehuda College there. After volunterring for Haganah, a Jewish paramilitary group that supported the creation of an Israeli st...

Enos, Larry J. (person)

Barnes, Peter, 1942- (person)

Whitehurst, Dan, 1948- (person)

Villarejo, Don (person)

United Farm Workers Union. (corporateBody)

Hickel, Walter J., 1919-2010 (person)

Plaza family (family)

Young Democrats of America (corporateBody)

Brazilian Land and Cattle Company. (corporateBody)

Stone, Jack, 1948- (person)

Cochran, Dwight M. (person)

Smith, Charles L. (person)

Westlands Water District: (corporateBody)

Diener, Frank C. (person)

Burton, John, 1932- (person)

Lasher, Marc (person)

Control Data Corporation (corporateBody)

In January 1980, William C. Norris began planning for Control Data Corporation (CDC) executives to write histories of the major business segments of the company. After compiling a list of potential contributors, selected current and former CDC executives were requested to write narratives, with as much supporting documentation as possible, on specific business areas or topics in mid-1980. By late 1981, all the narratives had been completed. From the description of Control Data Corpor...

Moore, Charles V. (person)

Frampton, Mary Louise (person)

Reed, A. Doyle (person)

Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 (person)

United States Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Jennings Randolph : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527104 ...

White, Byron R., 1917-2002 (person)

Associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, appointed by President John F. Kennedy in 1962; formerly U.S. deputy attorney general, lawyer, naval intelligence officer, Rhodes scholar, and professional football player. Full name: Byron Raymond White. Nickname: Whizzer. From the description of Byron R. White papers, 1961-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983274 Biographical Note 1917,...

Brown, Jerry, 1938-.... (person)

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 (person)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Young, Douglas Leonard (person)

Burton, Phillip, 1926-1983 (person)

Arnold Phillip Burton (June 1, 1926 – April 10, 1983), more commonly known as Phillip Burton, was an American politician who served in the United States Congress. He served 10 terms in the United States House of Representatives as Congressman for California's San Francisco district; prior to that he served four terms in the California State Assembly. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Burton moved to California during high school, graduating from San Francisco's George Washington High School in 1944. ...

Rominger, Richard Elmer, 1927- (person)

Fourth generation Yolo County farmer active in agricultural land use and preservation issues; head of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (1977-1982); deputy secretary for the USDA (1993- 2000). From the description of Richard Elmer Rominger papers, 1977-2000. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30107028 ...

Meeds, Lloyd, 1927-2005 (person)

Lara family (family)

Frito-Lay, Inc. (corporateBody)

Diener, Octavia (person)

Watt, James G., 1938- (person)

James G. Watt began his long and distinguished political career in 1962, when he joined the campaign to elect Milward Simpson to U.S. Senator. Upon Simpson's successful bid, Watt joined the newly elected Wyoming senator where he served as a legislative assistant and counsel. From 1966 through 1971, Watt held numerous Federal positions in Washington D.C. In July 1972, he was appointed Director of the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. In 1975, Watt joined the Federal Power Commission where he served a...

Kirihara, Jake (person)

United States Department of the Interior (corporateBody)

Fresno bee (Fresno, Calif.) (corporateBody)