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Joseph John Moreno
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Moreno was raised among the Kumeyaay (Diegeno) and Payoomkachoom (Luiseno) people in the present day Pala, Escondido, and San Diego area. After his parents separated, when he was four years old, he was placed in an orphanage in Anaheim, where he remained for one year, during which time he had learned some English....
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George Ishibashi
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George Ishibashi grew up on a farm in Palos Verdes, California. His father immigrated to the US in the late 1890s and leased his first farm in 1906. The family successfully grew peas and other crops without irrigation or tractors. Following Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor, the family's lease was unceremoniously en...
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Red Carey
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Ivan ""Red"" Carey described himself as a ""boomer."" He worked in oil booms in southern California during the 1920s and 1930s. When he couldn't find an oil related job, he took other temporary work to support himself and his wife. After World War II, he did maintenance work for Long Beach Oil Development until th...
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Robert Kimbro
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Robert Kimbro grew up in Douglas, Arizona, right across the border from Agua Prieta, Sonora, and some of the violence of the Mexican Revolution as it occurred across the border from his home. Kimbro was born in Tennessee but his family moved to Douglas in 1905 where his father worked in local metal extraction and...
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Joan Robins
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Joan Robins, an early guiding force in the Los Angeles women's liberation movement, was one of the key movers in establishing the Crenshaw Women's Center. With Dorothy Bricker, she started one of the first consciousness raising groups, ""Women's Liberation One,"" and with others helped to organized the first Inter...
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Mildred Hutchinson
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Mildred Hutchinson was interested in social issues and ""underdogs"" all her life. She focused her energy in the PTA, YWCA, and particularly the United Methodist Church, which she viewed as more liberal than the Congregational Church in which she was raised.
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