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Mexican American/Chicano History: The Mexican Revolution
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(In Spanish) The Mexican Revolution began in 1910 and opponents of the regime of Porfirio Diaz organized in various parts of the country to fight, first against the Mexican Army, and later among themselves for control of the country and its government. In northern Mexico, adjacent to the United States, the various...
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Mexican American/Chicano History: Chicano Student Movement
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The 1960s was a time of change. The Black civil right movement, opposition to the war in Vietnam, student protests for more relevant classes, farm workers organizing unions, New Mexican farmers asserting ownership of public land, hippies advocating love were among the agents of change. In the midst of all of this,...
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Margaret Blair
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Margaret Blair was active in many progressive groups in Long Beach. Before coming here, she was a political activist who left the United States when her English husband was deported for labor organizing and anti-Nazi activities before the United States entered World War II.
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Sol Alexander
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Sol Alexander bought and sold crude oil for oil refining companies. He worked not only in southern California and the central valley, but in other oil fields, including those in Mexico. He also invested in producing oil wells and bought and sold oil on his own account. At the time of the interview, he was still in...
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Angelita Reyes Sisneros Mariscal
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Angelita Reyes Sisneros Mariscal lived at Rancho Los Alamitos from June, 1934 until the summer of 1963. She moved to the ranch when she married Joe Sisneros, who worked there, and they became the parents of four children. Both of her parents emigrated to the US from the same small town, Santa Maria de Los Angeles,...
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Marisela Chavez
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This brief radio interview with Marisela Chavez focuses on her research on the impact of the 1975 Mexico City UN Conference on Women on the Chicana activists who attended.
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Anita Veale Robbins
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After studying law, first at USC and then at George Washington University, Anita Robbins eventually went to work in the early 1920s for the city of Los Angeles as a deputy prosecuting attorney for the Woman's Court. However, typical of married women at the time, she left this post in 1924 to raise a family. She di...
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Victoria Casilles
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Victoria Casilles was a longtime resident in the Mexican neighborhood of Santa Monica, where she maintained close ties.
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