THE THOMAS AND DOROTHY LEAVEY CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LOS ANGELES RESEARCH COLLECTION
WORKMAN FAMILY PAPERS (CSLA-9)
Series 2. Margaret K. Workman (1902-1987)
Subseries A: Correspondence | Subseries B: Subject Files | Subseries C: Certificates, Account Books | Subseries D: Photographs
Subseries A: Correspondence back to top
Telegrams and correspondence with Governor Culbert Olson re his election campaign, govt. appointments and State Relief Administration. Correspondence re social work, Office of Price Adminstration, Russian war refugees relief work
1937-1950 (dates broken)
Correspondence re charitable work and activities (Social Services Auxiliary, Catholic charities, Filippa Polia Foundations, etc.) and social work (Cal. Conference on Social Work, National Conference of Christians and Jews). Political correspondence
1931-1981 (dates broken)
Correspondence re charitable activities, Los Angeles Community Chest organizations. Miscellaneous political correspondence Correspondence re World War II agencies: War Shipping Administration, War Manpower Commission
1936-1972 (dates broken)
Correspondence re Culbert Olson gubernatorial campaign; miscellaneous political (eg, Democratic National Committee) and social work correspondence; Margaret Workman radio speeches re Olson campaign, women in politics
1936-1973 (dates broken)
Personal correspondence from husband Thomas E. Workman; telegrams and correspondence re 1940 Democratic national convention matters, eg, anti-war plank, endorsement of Equal Rights Amendment, union rights of working women
1938-1953 (dates broken)
Political correspondence re Democratic Party matters, 1940 Dem. National Convention, Culbert Olson gubernatorial campaign. Correspondence re Welfare Council of Los Angeles. Correspondence re World War II agencies: Office of Price Administration. Miscellaneous correspondence
1938-1985 (dates broken)
Correspondence re social work: Los Angeles Girls' Council, State Relief Comm. Correspondence re govt. and political appointments. Correspondence re State Board of Education. Miscellaneous correspondence
1936-1985 (dates broken)
Correspondence, teletype sheets, telegraphs re California Relief Commission, State Relief Commission, and State Emergency Relief Agency, Self-Help Cooperative Service. Application form for relief (blank). Travel voucher. Originally in folder entitled "Official Correspondence"
Correspondence re State Emergency Relief Association, Self-Help Cooperative Service. Articles re subject of self-help cooperatives.
Political correspondence; materials, correspondence re social activities; Filippa Pollia materials: correspondence booklets, directors' roster
1937-1965 (dates broken)
Margaret Workman children correspondence; Margaret Workman correspondence to husband Thomas; newspaper clippings (photocopies) of Margaret Workman activites
Personal, social work, political correspondence Hollywood Studio Club Committee Meeting minutes; biographical information sheet for Margaret Workman
1935-1974 (dates broken)
Correspondence re Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies. Correspondence re 1940 Democratic National Convention and planks re same and election of national committeewoman re same. Correspondence re Culbert Olson gubernatorial campaign and administration. Social work correspondence. Newspaper clippings (photocopies)
1939-1972 (dates broken)
Correspondence, minutes, newsletter, reports re California Citizen's (sic) Committee, White House Conference on Children
Correspondence re social, community, and government work: Child Welfare League, Federal Emergency Relief Administration, Los Angeles Girl's Council, Los Angeles Community Welfare Federation, Los Angeles Council of Social Agencies, American Council of Institute of Pacific Relations, Hollywood Studio Club, War Manpower Commission, Catholic Big Sisters, Catholic Welfare Bureau
1931-1947 (dates broken)
Telegrams re 1938 Culbert Olson gubernatorial campaign. Correspondence, photograph, telegram re 1940 Democratic National Convention.
Correspondence re Hollywood Studio Club, National Catholic Welfare Conference, Los Angeles Community Welfare Federation, Catholic Welfare Board, State Relief Commission, Historical Society of Southern California. List of directors for Los Angeles Girls' Council
1931-1965 (dates broken)
Miscellaneous political correspondence. Correspondence with Culbert Olson re gubernatorial appointments. Los Angeles Girls' Council correspondence and pamphlets. Correspondence re local and national social welfare work. National Peace Conference bulletins. Correspondence re campaign against Proposition 1 (1 of 2)
Los Angeles Girls' Council meeting programs and pamphlets. Social Service Auxiliary pamphlets. Religious tracts. Unidentified photograph (2 of 2)
1932-1939 (dates broken)
Correspondence re personal matters, political and social work; radio program transcript, League of Women Voters
Correspondence re Fair Rent Committee, California Conference of Social Work. Political correspondence: Democratic Party, Governor Culbert Olson, and 1940 Democratic National Convention. Digest of the minutes of the Child Welfare Committee, Los Angeles Council of Social Agencies.
1938-1943 (dates broken)
Letters and cards of condolence to Margaret Workman re death of husband Thomas
California State Emergency Relief Administration organizational chart. Originally with material in Box 20, Folder 8, Series 2, Subseries B
Los Angeles Municipal League Bulletin, vol. 11, no. 8. Originally with material in Box 20, Folder 18, Series 2, Subseries A
Organizational chart for State Works Progress Administration
Subseries B: Subject Files back to top
Social Service Auxiliary history
State Relief Commission: meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, memoranda, reports and statistics, administrative bulletins. State Emergency Relief Administration bulletins. Originally in folder entitled "Mrs. Thomas E. Workman 8-22-35"
Mines Field lease controversy and Los Angeles County Relief Administration: legal opinion, correspondence, reports, newspaper clipping, proposal for airport renovation. Originally in envelope addressed to Mrs. Walter Van Dyke
Works Progress Administration handbook; State Emergency Relief Administration proposed plan for self-help cooperatives; State Relief Commission meeting minutes; correspondence re social work; Children's Hospital and St. Vincent's Maternity Home brochures
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, materials re Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies; First Century Families speech; Municipal League correspondence; social and community work correspondence and statistical sheets. Originally in folder labelled "A."
1940-1963 (dates broken)
Meeting minutes, schedules, organizational chart re Los Angeles Area War Chest. Meeting Minutes, reports, plans, correspondence, memoranda re Hollywood Studio Club, Citizen Public Welfare League, Council of Social Agencies, League of Women Voters. Originally in folder labelled "B"
Correspondence, brochures, minutes, newspaper clippings re social work, political and civic activities, and foreign relations. Bulletin of Council of Social Agencies of Los Angeles. Newsletter of Community Welfare Federation. Originally in folder labelled "B 2"
1936-1959 (dates broken)
Plans, minutes, correspondence, agenda re California Citizens Committee and White House conference on children. Speech, radio address re labor conditions. Paper by Mary Stanton on Los Angeles Children's Bureau. Originally in folder labelled "C"
California State Relief Administration and Commission materials, including meeting of minutes of Commission. Committee on Migratory Workers and Transients minutes. Calif. Conference of Social Workers correspondence and minutes. Originally in folder labelled "C 2"
1936-1945 (dates broken)
Correspondence re Office of Price Administration; correspondence, meeting report re Works Progress Administration; memoranda, National Conference of Christians and Jews; correspondence, applications re National Youth Administration. Originally in folder labelled "D"
1936-1955 (dates broken)
National, state and County Democratic Party correspondence and materials, especially Helen Gahagan Douglas and Women's Division of Dem. National Committee. Other political and social work correspondence; political speeches. Originally in folder labelled "E"
Proposed planks for 1940 Democratic Party platform. Roster, plank proposals, reports, correspondence of Democratic Women's Advisory Platform Committee (1940). Correspondence, telegrams re 1938 California state races. California State Democratic Party correspondence Originally in folder labelled "E 2"
Welfare Federation meeting program; correspondence and informational sheets re conference on California youth; standards for institutional care of children; meeting minutes re Executive Comm. Of Council of Social Agencies of Los Angeles; annual report, Council of Social Agencies, Los Angeles; by-laws of Southern Cal. Region of National Conference of Christians and Jews
1933-1951 (dates broken)
Minutes of State Relief Commission meetings. Correspondence re same
Minutes of State Relief Commission meetings. Correspondence re same. Program plan for state self-help cooperatives
Annual report. Council of Social Agencies of Los Angeles
Minutes and correspondence re State Relief Commission meetings. Copies of federal and state bills and regulations, and county ordinances re relief. Correspondence, reports, telegrams re state self-help cooperatives
Minutes and correspondence re State Relief Commission meetings
Subcommittee report on State Relief Commission Dept. of Self-Help Cooperatives. Subcommittee, of Self-Help Cooperatives, agenda, minutes. Correspondence and memoranda re self-help cooperatives. Originally in folder labelled "Cooperative--Sub-committee"
Correspondence re White House Conference on youth. Originally in folder entitled "Torrance, California"
Correspondence telegrams re Manchester Boddy/Helen Gahagn Douglas Democratic senatorial primary election. Radio address by Senator Sheridan Downey re election
Brochures, essays, correspondence re Roman Catholicism and social work. Originally in folder labelled "G"
1938-1968 (dates broken)
First Century Families programs; miscellaneous invitations. Originally in folder labelled "J"
1949-1997 (dates broken)
Las Madrinas charity ball programs, financial sheets, correspondence, membership lists, newspaper clippings. Originally in folder labelled "M"
1937-1981 (dates broken)
Correspondence, newspaper clipping re national and state Democratic Party matters, eg, cabinet appointments. Correspondence and photographs re National Conference of Christians and Jews. Correspondence re National Youth Administration. Originally in folder labelled "R"
1941-1949 (dates broken)
Programs for educational, political, and charitable functions. Miscellaneous pamphlets, speeches. Originally in folder labelled "S"
1913-1959 (dates broken)
Obituaries of family friends. Originally in folder labelled "obits"
1958-1978 (dates broken)
Newspaper clippings re social charitable activities of Margaret Workman. Correspondence re community activities. Historical essay and budget re Hollywood Studio Club. Originally in folder labelled "MKW Activities"
1936(?)-1958 (dates broken)
State Relief Commission organizational charts, administrative papers, correspondence, minutes, agenda re meetings of same. County relief organization officials. State Emergency Relief Administration materials: budget; circular letters and bulletins; newsletter. Originally in folder entitled "3-9-35 Workman, Mrs. Thomas E"
Minutes of State Relief Commission meetings. Resolution of SRC. Mines Airport Lease controversy report. Conference papers on relief
Minutes of State Relief Commission meetings. State Relief Administration report on transients. Statements of resignation from State Relief Commission heads. State relief allocation statistics. Correspondence, telegrams re State Relief Commission and Subcommittee on Self-Help cooperatives
Correspondence re work of the National Committee Against Nazi Persecution and Extermination of the Jews. Originally in folder labelled "W."
Correspondence re state politics, Democratic Party, especially Women's Division of California Democratic Party. Fact sheet on Women's Division of California Democratic Party. Originally in folder labelled "I"
1937-1941 (dates broken)
Chronology, progress report, funding report re California Citizen's Committee, White House Conference on Children. Correspondence re National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. Personal notes. Newspaper clipping. Notice for talk re post-war employment
1941-1944 (dates broken)
Campaign flyers, brochures, pamphlets, stickers for 1940 Roosevelt/Wallace presidential campaign. Precinct organization handbook.
Funeral book for Margaret K. Workman
Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings re State Relief Commission. State Relief Commission meeting minutes; League of Women Voters flyer. Dinner program for Los Angeles Council of Social Agencies. Relief plan for Los Angeles
Correspondence, meeting programs, flyer, newspaper clippings re United Nations and UNESCO; personal correspondence; American Council on Race Relations publications
Flyers re politics; program for Social Service Auxiliary fete; membership list of Las Madrinas; invitation list for session on California migratory workers
1931-1939 (dates broken)
Organizational chart re Catholic Welfare Bureau of Los Angeles and San Diego; auditor's report re accounting practices of Catholic Welfare Bureau; Catholic Welfare Bureau brochures and business card; miscellaneous business cards
Sample ballot; election amendment booklet
Sample Democratic primary election ballot. Originally with materials in Series 2, Box 4, Folder 10. Fragile
Program for "Conference on Inter-American Relations." "Partners for Peace" brochure, prepared by Citizens for Victory
Community Chest allotment statistics. Originally with material in Box 18, Folder 6 of Series 2
Letter from Mary J. Workman to Margaret Workman re declaration of Partners for Peace; "Citizens for Victory, Partners for Peace" brochure
Record of board membership, Hearing Center of Los Angeles
Subseries C: Certificates, Account Books back to top
Account book for family budget: Thomas E. Workman
Account books: Thomas Workman
Margaret K. Workman certificate of appointment to State Relief Commission
Margaret K. Workman certificate of appointment to California State Board of Education, with accompanying letter
Margaret K. Workman certificate of election as delegate to Democratic National Convention
Plenary indulgence for family of Thomas E. Workman
Subseries D: Photographs back to top
State Advisory Committee reception for Eleanor Roosevelt at home of Helen Gahagan Douglas. Margaret K. Workman in audience. Letter re picture. Date: 1941
Culbert Olson. Inscribed to "Thomas and Margaret Workman." Date: ca. 1938. Fragile
James A. Farley. Inscribed to "Margaret Workman"
Thomas J. Workman and Stanford classmates. Fragile
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