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Asian Americans: South Bay/Los Angeles Nisei
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(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Issei (first generation immigrants) and their Nisei children were well established in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. Some raised fruit, vegetables and flowers on undeveloped land that they rented or farmed as sharecroppers. Others formed cooperatives or corporations to...
(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
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Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement
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(California: University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office),
Source: www.lib.berkeley.edu
(California: University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office),
Source: www.lib.berkeley.edu
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Healdsburg Museum and Historical Society Oral History Collection
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(California: Healdsburg Museum and Historical Society),
Source: www.healdsburgmuseum.org
The Museum’s oral history collection contains interviews with local wine industry pioneers, including Robert Young, Joe Vercelli and Steve Thomas. Most of the interviews have been at least partially transcribed.
(California: Healdsburg Museum and Historical Society),
Source: www.healdsburgmuseum.org
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Long Beach Area History: Responses to Subsidence and the Tidelands Controversy
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(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
In the late 1930s, oil was discovered under Long Beach harbor. Its production helped Long Beach recover from the Depression and provided revenue to support expansion and modernization of the harbor as well as enriching individuals who owned land in the area. As a result when land near the oil field began to sink,...
(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
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Musical Development in Southern California: Jazz Composers, Arrangers and Performers
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(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
The Hollywood film and recording studios served as a magnet, attracting many talented jazz and commercial musicians to Los Angeles. Yet, little is known of the role that Los Angeles played in the development of jazz, especially the early extension of New Orleans, Chicago and Kansas City jazz. For example, Paul Whi...
(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
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Women's History: Welfare Mothers, Welfare Rights
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(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
The welfare mothers movement in Los Angeles can be traced to 1963 and the founding of the ANC Mothers Anonymous of Watts. Initially it had little connection with the larger women's movement, and its members did not view themselves as part of that movement.
(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
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Women's History: Women's Lives, Women's Work, 1900-1960
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(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
This series is comprised of a range of women whose work and lives are not easily classified. With only one exception, they constitute a cohort born in the period from 1885 to 1900, and although they all eventually ended up in southern California, their work, family and community lives often played out elsewhere. L...
(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
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Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
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(California: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room),
Source: contentdm.marinlibrary.org
From 1974 to 1984, Carla Ehat, with partner Anne Kent, and later Genevieve Martinelli, traveled from one end of Marin County to the other, interviewing a broad spectrum of Marin's long-time residents, ranging from ranchers to politicians and including descendents of early pioneer families. This program was co-spon...
(California: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room),
Source: contentdm.marinlibrary.org
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Flying Tigers Project
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(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
At the Flying Tiger reunion at Ojai, California, in 1962, pilots, mechanics, radiomen, administrative, and ground crew personnel reminisced of their experiences with Chennault's American Volunteer Group in Burma and China, and with the China National Aviation Corps, during and after World War II. They detail adven...
(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
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Labor History: Desegregating Unions during WWII
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(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
While CIO unions were committed to organizing all workers, regardless of race, ethnicity or gender, and had a relatively good record on civil rights, most AFL craft unions engaged in a variety of discriminatory practices. Consequently, although the expanded job market resulting from the wartime industrial boom in...
(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
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