The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
New arenas of black influence: Yvonne Brathwaite Burke
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Center for Oral History Research
Collection Description (Extant): Burke discussed her early career and entry into politics. She went on to relate her perceptions of the California State Assembly and the Reagan administration, of the governor's relations with the legislature as a whole and with individual legislators, and of the administration's responsiveness to minorities and women. Burke also discussed legislation that she sponsored and issues with which she was especially concerned as an assemblywoman.
Collection URL: http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/hb3t1nb5jn/
Digital Status: Yes
Finding Aid URL: http://oralhistory.library.ucla.edu/Browse.do?descCvPk=27753
Related Archival Items: See the interviews with Burke in the National Visionary Leadership collection and the History Makers collection.
Interviewees: Yvonne Brathwaite Burke
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American politicians--California
African American women--Political activity
California--Politics and government
Civil rights movements--California
United States. Congress. House