Lee (Barbara) Papers

Barbara Lee sitting at her desk
Barbara Lee sitting at her desk, circa 1990s, African American Museum & Library at Oakland Photograph collection, MS 189, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

The Barbara Lee Papers consist of legislative bills and working files, correspondence, speeches, constituent case files, audiovisual material, subject and administrative files documenting Barbara Lee’s six years as state assemblywoman for California’s 16th District, two years as a state senator for California’s 9th District, and records created by the California Commission on the Status of Black Males (CCSBM).

Dates: 1977-1998
Bulk Dates: 1991-1998
Collection number: MS 086
Creator: Lee, Barbara, 1946-
Collection Size: 80 linear feet (80 boxes)

Guide to the Barbara Lee Papers

Available at the African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO)

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