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Author Boberg, Dorothy, 1930-
Title Dorothy Boberg collection, 1957-1986.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.30    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.1    IN TRANSIT
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.2    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.3    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.4    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.5    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.6    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.7    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.8    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  DB  no.9    IN LIBRARY

  
Description 13.76 linear ft.
Summary The Dorothy Boberg Collection includes a vast amount of research material pertaining to issues that not only Boberg herself was interested in, but issues that also affected and caused community activism in California. These include Atomic/Nuclear Energy, energy alternatives, urban planning and growth as well as women's issues and state/federal politics and policies. Testimony given by Boberg before various committees as well as her correspondence files and articles, reports, and speeches, authored or co-authored by her, can also be found in the collection.
Dorothy Boberg was a community activist who, as a member of numerous local civic and activist organizations, worked on myriad community issues in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles throughout her adult life. The Dorothy Boberg collection includes a vast amount of research material pertaining to issues that not only Boberg herself was interested in, but issues that also affected and caused community activism in California. These include Atomic/Nuclear Energy, energy alternatives, urban planning and growth as well as women's issues and state/federal politics and policies.
Note Dorothy Kurth was born on March 17, 1930 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She received a BA degree from the University of Nebraska with a 'group major' in Social Welfare in June, 1951. Kurth married John Elliot Boberg on September 17, 1951. In 1952 the Bobergs moved to Burbank, CA where John took a position at the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. From 1953 to 1957, Dorothy worked as a social worker for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services. In 1957, the Boberg family moved to Northridge, California located in the San Fernando Valley. Upon the birth of her son, Mark, that same year Dorothy left her job and became active in the community.
Dorothy Boberg; Gift; 1989.
Subject Boberg, Dorothy, 1930- -- Archives.
Nuclear energy -- United States.
Women -- Political activity -- California.
City planning -- California -- Los Angeles.
Land use, Urban -- California.
Nuclear power plants -- California -- Safety measures.
San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (Calif.)
Related Names San Joaquin Nuclear Power Project.
American Association of University Women.
Related Titles Critical Mass Journal, 1975-1983.
OCLC number 24944906