California political publication and ephemera collection, 1936-1989 (bulk 1964-1974)


California political publication and ephemera collection, 1936-1989 (bulk 1964-1974)

This collection comprises political publications and ephemera distributed in California from 1936 to 1989. Materials document the activities of California and Orange County legislators, politicians, and officials such as Robert E. Badham, John V. Briggs, Dennis E. Carpenter, Edmund G. "Pat" Brown, Ronald Reagan, John G. Schmitz, and James E. Whetmore. The majority of the materials relate to Orange County, California. The collection includes newsletters and news releases, campaign pamphlets and newspapers, campaign posters, and several sample ballots as well as distributions from political associations such as Young Americans for Freedom. The collection also includes a number of campaign buttons, primarily from the 1960s.

1.6 linear feet (3 boxes and 2 oversize folders)


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Schmitz, John G., 1930- (person)

John G. Schmitz was born in Milwaukee, Wis., August 12, 1930. He earned degrees for Marquette University in 1952 and California State College at Long Beach in 1960. Schmitz served as a Marine Corps jet fighter and helicopter pilot from 1952-1960, and as a lieutenant colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve from 1960-1983. Schmitz taught philosophy and political science at Santa Ana (now Rancho Santiago) College beginning in 1960, and was elected to the California State senate...

Whetmore, James E. (person)

Carpenter, Dennis E. (person)

Briggs, John V. (person)

Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (person)

Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...

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...

Badham, Robert E. (person)

Robert E. Badham is a politician who represented Orange County constituents from the 71st District in the California Assembly and, later, from the 40th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. A fifth-generation Californian, he was born in Los Angeles and was educated there and at Stanford University. He was first elected to the California Assembly as a Republican in 1962 and was re-elected six times. In 1976 he was elected, also as a Republican, to the U.S. House ...