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Reminiscences of India Edwards : oral history, 1978.

Creator: Edwards, India.
Project: Douglas project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 35 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Political activist.

Scope and Contents

Helen Gahagan Douglas ̀involvement in Womens̀ Division of Democratic Party; National Committee of Democratic Party in the 1940s; Franklin D. Roosevelts̀ view of women; Douglas ̀Senate campaign, 1950: Catholic and Communist issues, attitude toward her campaign; women in politic; "dirty" campaigns in early 1950s; vice-presidential consideration for Douglas, 1948, and Edwards, 1952; Elizabeth Snyders̀ election as first women chair of California Democratic Central Committee, 1954-56; California Democratic Council: formation of, gubernatorial campaign, 1954; California politics: leading politicians, regional differences; changes in Democratic party.


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