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Guide to the Gwen Moore Papers
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Description
Gwen Moore, Democrat, served in the California State Assembly from 1979 through 1994 representing the 49th assembly district until 1990, when the district was renumbered as the 47th. The Gwen Moore Papers consist of 35 cubic feet of textual records and audio/visual materials and cover the years 1979-1994.
Background
Gwen Moore, Democrat, served in the California State Assembly from 1979 through 1994 representing the 49th assembly district until 1990, when the district was renumbered as the 47th. Her district extended from the coast of Los Angeles County to the Wilshire District and covered Playa Del Rey and Westchester in Los Angeles, Ladera Heights, Marina Del Rey and Rancho Park. Moore was born in Los Angeles and graduated from California State University, Los Angeles. She received a teaching credential from the University of California, Los Angeles and served as a Los Angeles County deputy probation officer, an administrator in the Manpower and Development Training Program, and director of public affairs for the Los Angeles Community Action Agency. In 1975, she began her political career after being elected to the board of the Los Angeles Community College District. In 1978, she successfully ran for Assembly in the 49th district.
Extent
35 cubic feet
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.