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Don Edwards Congressional Papers document his thirty-two year tenure (1963-1995) in the United States House of Representatives (Calif.). Elected in 1962 (D), Edwards represented San José, Gilroy, and Morgan Hill, and parts of Milpitas and other unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County. During his 32-year career, he represented voters from the 9th District (1963-1975), the 10th District (1975-1993), and the 16th District (1993-1995). The papers include biographical material, speeches, committee files, hearings and reports, press releases, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, office files, correspondence and memorabilia. The collection consists of five series: Series I: Personal; Series II: Legislative Files; Series III: Public Relations/Press Files; Series IV: Office Files; Series V: Constituent Files.

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Edwards, Don, 1915-
United States. Congress. House.
Democratic Party (U.S.)
United States. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
United States. Civil Rights Restoration Act
United States. Fair Housing Amendments Act
Legislators -- United States
Civil rights -- United States
Veterans Affairs -- Law and legislation -- United States
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993
California -- Politics and government -- 1951-

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