Oral history interview with Daniel M. Luevano, 1988. Transcript. By Carlos Vasquez

ArchivalResource

Oral history interview with Daniel M. Luevano, 1988. Transcript. By Carlos Vasquez

1988

Luevano discusses his family background, education and activities in East Los Angeles and post-secondary education, state service as a consultant to the state assembly Committee on Ways and Means and as deputy director, Department of Finance, State of California, federal service during the Lyndon B. Johnson administration, and provides many insights into California's three branches of government as a political consultant to the state legislature, as a member of the executive branch during the Edmund G. Brown, Sr., administration, and as an attorney and legal advocate for the disadvantaged.

461 pp. of typescript.

eng, Latn

Information

SNAC Resource ID: 8199457

Related Entities

There are 64 Entities related to this resource.

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w697088x (person)

Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. Raised in Bloomington, Illinois, Stevenson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served in numerous positions in the federal government during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Federal Alcohol Administration, Department of the Navy, and the State Department. In 1945, he served on the committee that created the United Nations, and he was a me...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6776605 (person)

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as the 34th vice president in early 1945. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO to contain communist expansion. He proposed numerous liberal domestic reforms, but few were enacted by the Conservative Coalition that dominated Congres...

United States. National Labor Relations Board

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64n9vh3 (corporateBody)

After the first National Labor Relations Board was functionally abolished by the Supreme Court decision invalidating the National Industrial Recovery Act, May 27, 1935, a new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was established as an independent agency by the National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act (NLRA) (49 Stat. 195), dated July 5, 1935. The Supreme Court in 1937 declared the Board constitutional and sustained Congress’s power to regulate employers whose operations affected interstate commerce...

United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hz23nn (corporateBody)

United States. Department of Defense

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pm15n6 (corporateBody)

Proposals to coordinate the activities of the military services were initially considered by U.S. Congress in 1944. Specific plans were put forth in 1945 by the Army, the Navy, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff . In a special message to U.S. Congress on December 19, 1945, President Harry Truman proposed creation of a unified Department of National Defense. A proposal reached Congress in April 1946, but was held up by the Naval Affairs Committee held hearings in July 1946 due to objections to the con...

Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66793pq (person)

Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, was born on August 27, 1908 at Stonewall, Texas. He was the first child of Sam Ealy Johnson, Jr., and Rebekah Baines Johnson, and had three sisters and a brother: Rebekah, Josefa, Sam Houston, and Lucia. In 1913, the Johnson family moved to nearby Johnson City, named for Lyndon''s forebears, and Lyndon entered first grade. On May 24, 1924 he graduated from Johnson City High School. He decided to forego higher education and moved to California with a few ...

Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wb60mp (person)

Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) was an American politician, journalist, and farmer who served as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the 33rd vice president of the United States, and the 10th U.S. Secretary of Commerce. He was also the presidential nominee of the left-wing Progressive Party in the 1948 election. The oldest son of Henry C. Wallace, who served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1921 to 1924, Henry A. Wallace was born in Adair County, Iowa in...

United States. Navy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68m0zj8 (corporateBody)

Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

California. Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vr12sp (corporateBody)

United States. Office of Economic Opportunity. Western Region.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61g8mcc (corporateBody)

California. Legislature. Senate

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gn20vp (corporateBody)

Lipman, William F.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q8957q (person)

Post, A. Alan (August Alan), 1914-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65t6fdp (person)

California. Department of Finance. Office of State Planning.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d58n05 (corporateBody)

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

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66112f2 (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 ...

Luevano, Daniel M., 1923-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nd3rkq (person)

In 1959 Daniel M. Luevano served as consultant to the Committee on Ways and Means, California State Assembly, chaired by Jesse M. Unruh. From 1960 to 1964 he served as chief deputy director, Department of Finance, State of California, during the administration of Edmund G. (Pat) Brown, Sr. He directed the Western Region office of the federal Office of Economic Opportunity from 1965 to 1967, later directed the Western Center for Law and Poverty, Inc., and from 1980 and at the time of the intervie...

United States. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63c40j7 (corporateBody)

United States. Army. Office of the Secretary.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xh7r8q (corporateBody)

Knox, John T. (John Theryll), 1924-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mp97d0 (person)

Knox was a California assemblyman. From the description of John T. Knox papers, 1970-1980. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26631925 Biography John T. Knox, Democrat, was a State Assembly Member, 1960-1980. His 11th District included cities within Contra Costa County. Knox was born on September 30, 1924 in Reno, Nevada and established residence in California in 1929. He attended public...

Farber, Seymour M.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n017wn (person)

Porter, Carley V., 1906-1972

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63z17wb (person)

Lopez, Henry D.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ck1d81 (person)

California. Legislature. Assembly

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h45hs8 (corporateBody)

Dyckman, John W

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bs63nw (person)

Professor of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning, Director Johns Hopkins Center for Regional Development and Planning, Lille, France. John W. Dyckman received a B.A. from Chicago Teachers College in 1944, and holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. He began working in the planning field in Chicago. During the 1950s he served as consultant to the American Council to Improve Neighborhoods, the New York City Planning Dept. for Capita...

Roybal, Edward Ross, 1916-2005

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6864z5q (person)

Edward Ross Roybal (February 10, 1916 – October 24, 2005) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he was a member of the Los Angeles City Council for thirteen years and of the U.S. House of Representatives representing California's 30th and 25th congressional districts for thirty years. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, his family moved to the East Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights when he was a child. After graduating from Roosevelt High School, he joined the Civ...

Alexander Hamilton High School (Los Angeles, Calif.).

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fn96bs (corporateBody)

University of California, Los Angeles

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61g4fv2 (corporateBody)

Biography Cox was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Fresno, CA; BA, political science, Stanford, 1949; associate for Bill P. Wreden, antiquarian book dealer, San Francisco; MLS, UC Berkeley, 1954; began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77); compiled and donated Albright library bibliography; Acting Assoc. University Librarian for Public Services, UCLA, 1977-79...

Luevano, Daniel M., 1923-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nd3rkq (person)

In 1959 Daniel M. Luevano served as consultant to the Committee on Ways and Means, California State Assembly, chaired by Jesse M. Unruh. From 1960 to 1964 he served as chief deputy director, Department of Finance, State of California, during the administration of Edmund G. (Pat) Brown, Sr. He directed the Western Region office of the federal Office of Economic Opportunity from 1965 to 1967, later directed the Western Center for Law and Poverty, Inc., and from 1980 and at the time of the intervie...

Democratic Party (Calif.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mh1cb0 (corporateBody)

Mexican American Legal and Education Fund.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fk0h2t (corporateBody)

California. Governor

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vt5r2r (corporateBody)

Muchmore, Donald.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p9235c (person)

Holmdahl, John.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61g8cxn (person)

Despol, John.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x71c84 (person)

Kerr, Clark S.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tj6cmp (person)

University of California (System)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xq18sf (corporateBody)

California. Department of General Services

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xh7r95 (corporateBody)

Aiso, John Fujio, 1909-1987

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zs41gn (person)

Harkness, Robert D.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z0585z (person)

Gold prospector. From the description of Papers, 1862-1976. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39224211 ...

Margolis, Larry.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hx958v (person)

California. Legislature. Assembly. Committee on Ways and Means

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sn5qj8 (corporateBody)

California Democratic Council

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z36td4 (corporateBody)

The California Democratic Council (CDC), a federation of local volunteer clubs, was established in 1953; under the direction of founding president Alan Cranston, the CDC was able to balance its electoral and legislative goals; CDC endorsements and campaign support led to the first full statewide slate of Democrats in 40 years (1954) and also figured prominently in the election of Edmund G. "Pat" Brown as CA governor in 1958; as the CDC's focus became increasingly ideological, tensions led to a s...

Mankiewicz, Frank, 1924-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dv1skp (person)

Burdick, Eugene A. (Eugene Allan), 1912-2000

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sn0dvp (person)

The author and political scientist Eugene Burdick was born in 1918 in Sheldon, Iowa, and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 4. Burdick attended Stanford University and Oxford University where he earned a Ph.D. degree in psychology. In 1956 his critically acclaimed novel The Ninth Wave was published and in 1958 his controversial bestseller The Ugly American appeared, which he co-authored with William J. Lederer. In the following years Burdick continued to publish books and articles, including the...

University of Southern California. Library

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68954qc (corporateBody)

Biography/History Saida Gerrard: b. April 9, 1923, Toronto, Canada. d. May 4, 2005, Los Angeles, California. Saida Gerrard was a performer, choreographer, student and teacher of modern dance. She grew up in Toronto, Canada in a family of Russian Jewish immigrants. Her parents were amateur musicians who exposed her to music and dance at an early age. As a child, she studied music and dance at the Hambourg Conservatory of Music in T...

California Industrial Union Council

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6743k3w (corporateBody)

History The building of the California CIO, beginning in the mid-1930s, was a period of tremendous union activity and organizing. The Labor Herald, published weekly, recorded CIO activity from 1937 to 1953. The paper began as a voice for the CIO in Northern California; in 1941, it extended its coverage to all of California. A Southern California edition and a Southern California editor was added in 1945. Unions made per capita payments to sup...

Levy, Abe F.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h786gp (person)

Unruh, Jesse, 1922-1987

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n018sq (person)

Miller, George

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kd2h06 (person)

George Miller was a clock maker working in Germantown, Penn. From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, 1765. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668258649 From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1760-1790. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668258653 From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1770. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668258639 From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, 1760-...

Western Center for Law and Poverty, Inc.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h212bv (corporateBody)

Vasquez, Carlos, ....-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b57d7d (person)

Farr, Fred S.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66d7zj7 (person)

Farr was a Calif. Democrat who served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1960. From the description of Fred S. Farr correspondence and miscellany relating to Japanese-American evacuation, 1942-1945. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122583574 ...

Burton, Philip A.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jx657k (person)

Ross, Frederick C

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62r7mj9 (person)

Stanton, William F.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61c9pmp (person)

Collins, Arthur W.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67736cz (person)

San Francisco Law School

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68q40qg (corporateBody)

Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w37z5d (person)

Sproul was at this time the president of the University of California; according to Alma's letter, he was a personal acquaintance of General Mark Clark, the U.S. high commissioner in Austria in the immediate postwar period. Ida was Robert's wife. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1943-1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864521 Personal correspondence and papers as President and President Emeritus of the U...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z60mkn (person)

Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

California. Legislature. Assembly. Speakership.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60082fh (corporateBody)

Congress of Industrial Organizations

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rj8wqc (corporateBody)

Carr, John Charles, 1929-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67q11dd (person)