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Guide to the Harrison Sheppard Secession Movements Collection, 1961-2002
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Description
A native of New Jersey, Harrison Sheppard worked as journalist and city editor for the Daily News of Van Nuys, California, from 1999 to 2014, where he covered numerous secession movements around Los Angeles in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The collection documents Sheppard’s work as a reporter for the Daily News, and covers the grassroots efforts of the citizens of the San Fernando Valley, Hollywood, and Los Angeles' Harbor City area to secede and form independent cities between 1999 and 2002.
Background
A native of New Jersey, Harrison Sheppard worked as journalist and city editor for the Daily News of Van Nuys, CA, from 1999 to 2014. He has also written for several papers in the suburban Boston area and for the Los Angeles Times. The Daily News, founded in 1911, focuses its news coverage on the San Fernando Valley. Sheppard's assignments for the Daily News included serving as Sacramento Bureau Chief, as well as covering Los Angeles City Hall, the Los Angeles Unified School District, and the San Fernando Valley secession drive of 1999-2002.
Extent
5.42 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.