Elmer Lore, Sr.


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Elmer Lore, Sr. was a State Assemblyman from the San Fernando Valley. His collection addresses issues of the 1930’s and 1940’s, in particular, unemployment, farm workers, Communism, labor movements, public assistance programs, and Democratic Party practices during the Great Depression. The digital portion of this collection consists of photographs by noted photographer Dorothea Lange, correspondence, and documents. Additional materials are located in the University Archives.

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