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Fred Farr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-09
Overview Materials related to the political and civic career of Senator Fred Farr. The papers cover 1941-1995. Farr was elected to the California State Senate in 1955, becoming the first Democrat in 43 years to represent Monterey County. His legislative efforts focused on environmental protection, authoring significant environmental and state planning legislation, and establishing California's scenic highway program. Other issues covered: abolishment of the death penalty, civil rights and conservation.

Sam Farr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-12
Overview Materials related to the public service career of Congressman Sam Farr and the impact of his work throughout the state of California and across the United States. Documents from his Washington D.C. and Salinas offices detail his work as a Congressman representing California Districts 17 and 20 from 1993-2016. The papers include his role as a member of the Monterey County Board of Supervisors from 1975-1980 and as a California State Assemblyman from 1980-1993. Also included are materials from...

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