Citizens Organized in Search of the Truth campaign records,1999-2000

Descriptive Summary

Title
Citizens Organized in Search of the Truth campaign records,1999-2000
Creator
Citizens Organized in Search of the Truth
Extent
.25 linear feet
Subjects
Political participation.
Citizens' associations.
Louisville --Government.
Jefferson County (Ky.) --Government.
Citizens Organized in Search of the Truth.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Katherine Burger Johnson; machine-readable finding aid created by Carrie Daniels
Repository
University of Louisville

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Citizens Organized in Search of the Truth (C.O.S.T.) was a coalition of organizations and individuals opposed to and working for the defeat of the referendum on the November 2000 ballot mandating the merger of the governments of Louisville and Jefferson County, Kentucky. The item received an affirmative vote and the two governments are set to merge in January 2003.
Scope and Content
This .25 linear feet of records include organizational and strategy files, media and campaign materials, finance reports, clippings, and some research material on earlier governmental reorganization efforts. There is also a sampling of items in support of the merger issue.

Contents of the Collection

History

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Merger proposal

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Organizations

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Legal

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Finance

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Letters to the editor

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Mailing lists

  • Box 1, folder 7
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Advertisements, phone banks, and signs

  • Box 1, folder 8
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Opposition studies

  • Box 1, folder 9
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Opposition pieces

  • Box 1, folder 10
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Kentucky Educational Television

  • Box 1, folder 11
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Clippings

  • Box 1, folder 12
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Pro-merger campaign

  • Box 1, folder 13
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