HAWKINS, Augustus Freeman (Gus), 1907- 2007


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object

Guide to Research Collections

University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Special Collections
Los Angeles, CA
Papers: 1935-1990, 137 linear feet.
The Augustus Hawkins collection contains the following series: Legislative Files, Subject Files, Correspondence Files, District Office Files, Education and Labor Committee Files, California State Assembly Files, and Miscellaneous Material. The papers cover subjects such as civil rights, employment, equal opportunity, education, job training, and child care. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


California State Archives
Sacramento, CA
Oral History: In the Paul J. Lunardi interview, 1989, 356 pages.
Subjects include Hawkins.

Oral History: In the Allen Miller interview, 1987, 185 pages.
Subjects include Hawkins.

Oral History: In the Thomas M. Rees interview, 1987, 388 pages.
Subjects include Hawkins.

Oral History: In the Laughlin E. Waters interview, 1987, 180 pages.
Subjects include Hawkins.


The HistoryMakers
Chicago, IL
Oral History: 2003, amount unknown.
An oral history interview of Hawkins conducted on September 12, 2003.


Howard University
Manuscript Division, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Washington, DC
Oral History: 1969, 26 pages.
An interview with Hawkins, conducted by Robert Wright on February 28, 1969. In the interview, Hawkins discusses the history of Title VII (equal employment) of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, anti-poverty programs and their relationship to the 1965 Watts riot, and the operations of congressional committees.