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Day 1 of the honorable Elaine Bloom’s oral history contains memories that span from her childhood to her time as a Florida Representative. The honorable Elaine Bloom recalls fond memories of her mentors, campaign to the Florida House of Representatives, and marriage to the “larger than life” Judge Phillip Bloom. She further elaborates on the adversity she faced as a female Representative in the late 20th century as well as her other professional endeavors outside of Congress. Day 1 of the oral history concludes with specifics regarding her family life, final term as Florida Representative, and current undertakings.
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Bloom, Elaine, "Day 1" (2018). Elaine Bloom Oral Histories. 1.
Representative Elaine Bloom was interviewed by Dr. Daniel Royles, Professor of History and Frisia Corrales, History Intern, FIU, at the offices of Plaza Health Network in North Miami Beach on July 31st, 2018.