Joy Picus Collection, 1972-2001

Title: Joy Picus Collection, 1972-2001
Extent: 15.3 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 1973-1993
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A native of Chicago, Joy Picus was the first female member of the Los Angeles City Council from the San Fernando Valley. Elected to the seat in 1977, during her four terms in office she worked on pay equity, childcare and family leave, and environmental and educational issues. The collection documents these efforts and also preserves: administrative records; materials from her election campaigns; publicity, speeches, and news clippings; and publications and notes related to the committees on which she served.
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Finding Aid with Box List
Series I: Administrative Records, 1978-1995
Series II: Campaign Materials and Election Results, 1973-1993
Series III: Publicity, Promotional Materials, and Memorabilia, 1972-1993
Series IV: Issues, Committees, and Public Appearances, 1973-2001