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Asian Americans: South Bay/Los Angeles Nisei
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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...
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Southeast Asian History: Cambodian Life Histories
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Starting in the late 1970s, after the fall of Khmer Rouge, the Cambodian population of Long Beach swelled and the city became home to the largest Cambodian population outside of Cambodia. The origins of the Cambodian community in Long Beach, however, date back to the late 1950s, when an exchange program brought st...
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Long Beach Area History: Terminal Island Issei/Nisei
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When the Los Angeles Terminal Railroad connected the city to the coastal communities of Long Beach and San Pedro in the 1890s, Rattlesnake Island, the narrow strip of land in the channel across from San Pedro became linked to Los Angeles and was renamed Terminal Island. A lively recreational area known as Brighton...
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Southeast Asian History: Hmong
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The Hmong are subsistence farming mountain people who live in China and Southeast Asia. Many of those in Laos allied themselves with the US during the Vietnam war, hoping to protect their way of life. They are one of the montangard groups referred to in discussions of the war. Many worked directly with the CIA in...
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Southeast Asian History: Life in Cambodia, 1979 to 1993
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In contrast to most oral histories of Cambodians that focus either on the Khmer Rouge period or the immigration experience, this mainly Khmer language series documents life in Cambodia in the post-Khmer Rouge years, up to the time of the 1993 national elections. The interviews were conducted as part of a research...
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Labor History: Garment Workers
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Starting in the early 20th century, women worked in both men's and women's garment manufacturing, and were members of the unions that eventually represented these two industries. The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America represented the workers in the men's clothing industry and aligned immediately with the newl...
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Earl Beebe
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Earl Beebe worked for the Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce for more than twenty years. Both large, international and small, independent oil and supply companies belong to the Chamber. It focuses on solving problems common to all of its members. Beebe also grew up on Signal Hill and remembers the early days of the o...
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Long Beach Area History: Signal Hill
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Oil was discovered on Signal Hill, north of the City of Long Beach, in 1921. Soon more wells were brought it and the field spread into the City. As more people moved into the area to work on the wells and the developments that followed them, people in pre-existing neighborhoods worried that the field's spread migh...
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Marvin Haney
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Marvin Haney was active in the early development of the Alumni Association when they began sponsoring booster activities for athletic teams and other aspects of campus programs.
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Amalia Conray
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Amalia Conray, was a dedicated educator and public health advocate.
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