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LaBerge, Germaine

Overview
Works: 51 works in 110 publications in 1 language and 339 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Biographies  Sources 
Roles: Interviewer
Classifications: F866.4.B758, 362.1784
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Germaine LaBerge
A career in international banking with the Bank of America, 1936-1970, and the United Nations Development Program, 1971-1975 by Rudolph A Peterson( )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peterson discusses his emigration from Sweden and childhood in Hilmar Colony, Turlock; college years; first trip to Sweden; his career with the Commercial Credit Company and the Bank of Hawaii; years with Transamerica, and the Bank of America, culminating with his Presidency of the Bank, 1963-1970; finally participation in the United Nations Development Programme
Oral history interview with Bruce Bronzan by Bruce Bronzan( )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronzman discusses the influence of his parents and YMCA, student involvement at Fresno State, the Coro Foundation internship, and directing an alcoholism program at Fresno Community Hospital. He continues with his election to the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, County health care, 1982 assembly campaign, and his committee assignments. Major topics covered include health care reform, mental health, duties of committee chairs, political campaign reform, the medfly crisis, and his pessimism about government's ability to solve problems
Water rights and legal issues at the East Bay Municipal Utility District, 1951-1983 by John B Reilley( )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graduate of the Boalt School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, and attornbey for the East Bay Municipal Utility District, John B. Reilly talks about the Alameda County Public Defender's Office under Willard Shea; litigation and negotiation for Mokelumne River water, and the contract with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for American River water; unionization and affirmative action. He reflects on board members, and on water law and environmental issues
Chemist and administrator at UC Berkeley, Rice University, Stanford University, and the Atomic Energy Commission, 1935-1997 : by Kenneth S Pitzer( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood and education in Pomona, B.S. from Caltech; College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1935-1997: graduate student years, G.N. Lewis, William Giauque, Wendell Latimer; postwar expansion and reorganization of the college; Director of Research, Atomic Energy Commission, 1949-1951; research: internal rotation in ethane, ring molecules, corresponding states, relativistic effects on molecular properties, spin species conversion in methane, other condensed state research, ion interaction equations for aqueous electrolytes, Pitzer equations for concentrated solutions; discusses teaching and scientific collaborations, committee work, the research process; presidency of Rice University, 1961-1968, Stanford University, Includes an interview with Jean Mosher Pitzer on faculty wives, College of Chemistry, years at Stanford, and includes interviews conducted at Rice University on Rice presidency
A Berkeley boy's service to the medical community of Alameda County, 1935-1994 : by Harold Kay( )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood in Berkeley, CA, and 1923 fire; B.A. in international relations, University of California, Berkeley, 1931; medical studies: Creighton University, 1931-1933, University of California, San Francisco, 1933-1935, University of Edinburgh, 1938-1939; reflections on Judaism and Yehudi Menuhin; navy doctor and quarantine officer, American Samoa, 1941-1944; urology practice in East Bay hospitals; local, state and national medical association leadership roles; work with Alameda County Blood Bank, Blue Cross of of California, Alameda County Mental Health Commission, emergency medical services for Alameda and Contra Costa counties; testifying before congressional committee, 1974, on health insurance
Professor, vice chancellor, dean, vice president, athletic director, advisor, trustee, University of California, 1957-2002 : by Earl F Cheit( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1: copies of correspondence, articles, etc. A list of items is available with the material. Vol. 2: a copy of the score "Here we stand" by Andrew Imbrie, inscribed by Imbrie to Cheit
Kaiser Industries, Trefethen Vineyards, the University of California and Mills College, 1926-1994 : by Eugene E Trefethen( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trefethen discusses his childhood, education, and marriage; early work for Henry J. Kaiser; Kaiser Aluminum and television stations; Kaiser Steel; other Kaiser industries; community involvement; and the Trefethen Vineyards. Includes the reminiscences of Tefethen's wife, Catherine Morgan Trefethen, and her sister Barbara Morgan Eisele
Water law attorney and Riverside civic leader : by Arthur L Littleworth( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littleworth discusses his early life, college education and service in the U.S. Navy at the end of World War II; law practice with expertise in water rights cases; serving on California Governor's Commission to Review California Water Rights' Law, 1977-1978; representing East Bay Municipal Utility District in lawsuit over its right to the American River; serving as Special Master for the United States Supreme Court for the case between Colorado and Kansas involving the Arkansas River
Business economist, Federal Reserve System director, and University of California Regent, 1938-2000 : by Walter E Hoadley( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background and childhood in Mission District, San Francisco; University of California Berkeley B.A. 1938, M.A. 1940, Ph. D. 1946 in labor and economics; economic intelligence work at Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, World War II; CFO, Armstrong Cork, 1949-1966; various roles with Federal Reserve System; Bank of America economist, 1966-1982; economic forecaster for Commonwealth Club of California; Caux Roundtable; UC alumni member of Board of Regents, 1989-1990; reflections on corporate responsibility, religion, Milton Friedman, economics profession
Water rights on the Mokelumne River and legal issues at the East Bay Municipal Utility District, 1927-1966 by Harold Raines( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Raines, holder of a J.D. degree from the University of California, for many years Attorney for the East Bay Municipal Utility District, discusses the District's early years, water law and right of condemnation; negotations for Mokelumne River water, and historic agreements with mountain counties, water fluoridation, the board of directors, and the state legislature
Tableware and tile for the world : Heath Ceramics, 1944-1994 : by Edith Heath( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heath discusses her Danish background and childhood in Iowa, and her studying and teaching at the Chicago Art Institute and San Francisco Art Institute; sales factors and labor issues with respect to Heath Ceramics; architectural interests; issues of design and creativity
The mother of blood banking : Irwin Memorial Blood Bank and the American Association of Blood Banks, 1944-1994 by Bernice M Hemphill( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, childhood and education in San Francisco; training as bioanalyst at the University of California, Berkeley; marriage to navy dentist Charles Hemphill; World War II, Hawaii, 1941-1943; executive director, Irwin Memorial Blood Bank, 1943-1982: personnel policies, evolution of techniques, recruitment of owners and volunteers; establishing California and National Blood Bank Clearinghouse systems; American Association of Blood Banks; Blood Research Foundation; American Women for International Understanding
Oral history interview with J. Anthony Kline : by J. Anthony Kline( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kline discusses the governorship of Jerry Brown, 1975-1983, particularly criminal justice issues including sentencing and prison reform, bail reform, the judiciary, and court reform; the Agricultural Labor Relations Act; water issues; California Supreme Court Chief Justice Rose Bird; and the workers compensation system
Water supply, water rights and other legal issues at the East Bay Municipal Utility District, 1972-1993 : by Robert B Maddow( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maddow discusses his family background, education and military experience; career with the East Bay Municipal Utility District; various water-supply and water quality legal issues and policies, including the American River contract and controversy
Oral history interview with Honorable Stanley Mosk Justice of the California Supreme Court, 1964-present by Stanley Mosk( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics covered include: work as a journalist before attending law school in Chicago; his private law practice in Los Angeles; work with Democratic party during the Depression. He discusses his court appointments, political campaigns, Bakke decision (1976), death penalty, separation of Church and State, California Supreme Court, family and social life and the State Bar of California
Arleigh Williams : Dean of Students Arleigh Williams, the Free Speech Movement and the six years war, 1964-1970 by Arleigh Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty years of legal advice to international construction firms : Thelen, Marrin, Johnson and Bridges, 1933-1997 by Robert L Bridges( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family background, Arkansas and southern California; UC Berkeley, B.A., and J.D., 1933; reflections on World War I and World War II, the Depression, and the Revenue Act of 1932; Thelen, Marrin, Johnson and Bridges law firm, 1933-1986: tax work for the Six Companies, contracts for Kaiser Company, Bechtel-McCone, J.F. Shea Company, Morrison-Knudsen; postwar international negotiations for Bechtel Corporation and others; UC Berkeley Foundation
University debate coach, Berkeley civic leader, and pastor : by Fred S Stripp( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stripp discusses growing up in Washington state and Berkeley; UC Berkeley, 1928-1932; early focus on ministry and Pacific School of Religion, 1932-1936; Berkeley community affairs: NAACP, Kiwanis Club, YMCA, Berkeley Breakfast Club, 1964 mayoral election and fair housing; teaching rhetoric and coaching debate at Cal, 1939-1978; the Loyalty Oath and Free Speech Movement; weddings and other pastoral duties; family life; orations on Lincoln, the Civil War, the First Ladies
Physical planning and management : Los Alamos, University of Utah, University of California, and AID, 1942-1976 : by Elmo R Morgan( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morgan discusses his career as an engineer, especially with the Manhattan Project Y and the Atomic Energy Commission, university positions, and legislative relations
Volunteer leader in the East Bay : Oakland Potluck, a Central Place, and Children's Services, 1939-1994 by Florence L Jurs( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florence Jurs discusses her family background; founding the Oakland School Volunteers and Resource Program; beginning Oakland Potluck; developing A Central Place. She touches on volunteerism, child welfare, and the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
 
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