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Guide to the Campaign Data Service, Inc. Records, 1964-1979 MS 3574
MS 3574  
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Description
Consists of correspondence, reports, advertisements, and printed materials, relating to state and local elections and neighborhood initiatives. Contains material relating to individual campaigns for positions on the San Francisco School Board, and the offices of County Sheriff and Supervisors, including Wilson Riles' successful 1970 race for State Superintendent of Schools in California. Includes material related to the Nob Hill Neighbors and Pacific Heights Association campaigns against city zoning laws, which allowed construction of high-rise apartment complexes in those neighborhoods. Also includes materials pertaining to an unsuccessful campaign in 1969 by several local groups to bring about a charter amendment to revise the city charter. With these are materials from other local campaigns, including the 1973 Yes on C Open Spaces/Recreation ballot Proposition.
Background
Campaign Data Service, Inc., organized in 1970 and in operation through 1980, was a San Francisco based firm specializing in political campaign services. Headed by political consultants Diene Bull and Audrey Rodgers, the nonpartisan firm provided planning and advising for all phases of political campaigning. Services included the production of campaign materials and demographic research aids for both local and state-wide campaigns.
Extent
1 carton (1.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.