Augustus F. Hawkins Papers, 1935-1990

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Creator:Hawkins, Augustus F.
Title:Augustus F. Hawkins Papers, 1935-1990

The collection consists of materials documenting Augustus F. Hawkins's lengthy service as a U.S. Congressman representing South Central Los Angeles from 1963-90 and as Chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee from 1984-90. A small portion of the collection relates to his service as a California State Assemblyman, 1935-62. Materials in the collection cover subjects such as Civil Rights, employment, child care, and equal opportunity with respect to education and job training.

Civil rights materials in the collection consist of documents from Hawkins' legislative service, press releases, newsletters, and speeches.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Texts (document genres) | Letters (correspondence) | Newsletters | Reports | Records
Subjects:Hawkins, Augustus F. | United States--Congress--House | United States--Congress--House--Committee on Education and Labor | California--Legislature--Assembly | African American legislators--California--Los Angeles | Legislators--United States | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Institution:Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
Contributors:Online Archive of California | University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
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Augustus F. Hawkins Papers, 1935-1990

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