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Morris, Gabrielle S.

Overview
Works: 221 works in 453 publications in 2 languages and 1,491 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Oral histories  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewer
Classifications: LD752, 378.79467
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Most widely held works about Gabrielle S Morris
  • by California Women Political Leaders Oral History Project (Bancroft Library)( )
 
Most widely held works by Gabrielle S Morris
Head of the class : an oral history of African-American achievement in higher education and beyond by Gabrielle S Morris( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before this period of freedom and opportunity, however, any African American who wished a higher education had to fend for him- or herself in an often harsh environment, within a system of routinized prejudice in which the deck was stacked against the black individual even if he or she achieved academic success. In short, high grades and a diploma were no guarantee of professional success
The action and passion of our times : and related material by Caroline Moore Charles( )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on her involvement in volunteer work, as board member, trustee, chairman or president, of various organizations, including League of Women Voters, Stanford Hospital Auxiliary in San Francisco, Rosenberg Foundation, Stanford University Board of Trustees and KQED. Also includes information on her service as lecturer in community service, Mills College, 1949-59
The burning light : action and organizing in the Mexican community in California by Ernesto Galarza( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three of his talks relating to Mexican Americans and to his labor organizing activities. Copies of photographs inserted. Interviews discuss bilingual education and community development programs and his writings for children in Spanish. Appended: photocopy of documents supporting the interviews and bibliography. With this: additional documentary material
A California Supreme Court justice looks at law and society, 1964-1996 by Allen E Broussard( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allen Broussard discusses growing up in Louisiana, and later attending Law School at Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley. He talks about his law practice, building a political base, and working with the NAACP, Bay Area African American political leaders, and his service on the Oakland Municipal Court, Alameda Superior Court, and the California Supreme Court, including work with the Advisory Committee on Race and Gender in the California Courts. He closes with a discussion of his retirement
Earl Warren and the State Department of Mental Hygiene by Gabrielle S Morris( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English, Middle and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Frank F. Tallman: Dynamics of Change in State Mental Institutions. Regarding his service as director of the Department 1949-1953 and innovations in state hospital policy and program. Appended: copies of vitae, speech, article, etc. Portia Bell Hume: Mother of Community Mental Health Services. Regarding her involvement in the development of mental health services; early days of Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute; role as director of community services in State Department of Mental Hygiene; passage of Short-Doyle Act; political career of her father. Theodore Bell; her husband, Samuel J. Hume and his association with the University of California, Berkeley, as faculty member and director of the Greek Theatre
Overcoming barriers in education by Ida Louise Jackson( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She speaks of her background, family and early education in Mississippi and Louisiana, before the family's move to California. She relates her experiences as an undergraduate at the University of California, the founding of Alpha Kappa Alpha, in 1921, the first sorority for Black women in the western United States, and her teaching experiences in Oakland
The Governor's office and public information, education, and planning, 1967-1974 by Paul Beck( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earl Warren and the state Department of Public Health( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making opportunities in vision care by Marvin Poston( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses his family background and education, his experience as one of few black students at Berkeley in the 1930's, his optometry practice, and the vision services he founded for minority young people and labor unions, as well as his assistance to young professional men and women starting their practices
Governor Reagan's cabinet and agency administration : interviews( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and English, Middle and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents - Earl W. Brian: Health and Welfare Policy, 1970-1974: a Narrow Spectrum of Debate. James Gerry Stearns: Joining Reagan's Crusade in Sacramento: Conservation, Agriculture, and Employee Relations. Edwin W. Thomas: The Governor's Cabinet as Policy Forum. Frank J. Walton: Transportation Policies and the Politics of Conservatism
Earl Warren and health insurance, 1943-1949 by Earl Warren( Book )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1982 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with Russel VanArsdale Lee, M.D., "Pioneering in Prepaid Group Medicine;" Byrl R. Salsman, "Shepherding Health Insurance Bills Through the California Legislature;" Gordon Claycombe, "The Making of a Legislative Committee Study;" John W. Cline, M.D., "California Medical Association Crusade Against Compulsory State Health Insurance."
Governor Reagan and his cabinet : an introduction : interviews( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organizational and fiscal views of the Reagan administration by Gabrielle S Morris( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man in the middle : High Sierra packer, timberman, conservationist, and California Resources Secretary by Norman B Livermore( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview topics include: The Sierra Club, Mineral King development, land and energy resources planning, environmental issues, and Ronald Reagan's cabinet system
Appointments, cabinet management, and policy research for Governor Ronald Reagan, 1967-1974( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Cont.) With this as v. 2 (portfolio): documentary material supporting Adams' interview
Earl Warren and the Youth Authority by Gabrielle S Morris( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1982 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Holton: Development of Juvenile Correctional Practices; Kenyon J. Scudder: Beginnings of Therapeutic Correctional Facilities; Heman G. Stark: Juvenile Correctional Services and the Community; Kenneth S. Beam; Clergyman and Community Coordinator. Photographs and photocopies of documents included
California State Department of Finance and Governor Ronald Reagan by Edwin W Beach( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three senior Department of Finance staff discuss Governor Reagan's policies as they interacted with state expenditures and revenues. Topics include: government organization, corrections, education, and welfare programs
Evolution of the kitchen cabinet, 1965-1973 by William French Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideals and realities in state and local government by Vera Smith Schultz( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on association with Marin Co. League of Women voters and service as the League's legislative advocate in Sacramento; election to and service on Mill Valley City Council, 1946-50, and on Marin County Board of Supervisors, 1952-60; controversy over Frank Lloyd Wright's Marin Co. Civic Center design; campaigns for California assembly and senate; participation in state and national Democratic party activities. With this: documentary material supplementing the interview, including photocopy of rough draft of oral history interview conducted by Mill Valley Library Association
California state finance in the 1940s : interviews( Book )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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