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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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Women's History: Asian American Women's Movement Activists
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Although not widely known outside the Asian community or among feminist activists and scholars outside of the Los Angeles area, there was a thriving, militant Asian American women's movement in southern California starting in the late 1960s/early 1970s. Like other movements among feminists of color, it both grew o...
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Women's History: Chicana Feminists
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Chicana feminists in Southern California engaged in a range of groups and activities, both on college campuses and in their communities - often both. Regardless of the specifics of their politics or focus, most were initially politicized in the Chicano movement of the late 1960s
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Women's History: Los Angeles Feminists
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While some 1960s/1970s women’s movements in Los Angeles were inextricably linked to ethnic or national communities and movements, many White Anglo women from different communities came together to participate in groups that, taken together, was often referred to as “the women’s liberation movement.” These...
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Women's History: Suffragists
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With the ratification of the 19th amendment in August, 1920, woman's suffrage was granted to most women in the United States. This marked the culmination of a long organized struggle that began at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. For the next seventy two years, women participated in a host of organizations and...
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Labor History: Oil Workers
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The discovery of oil on Signal Hill, north of Long Beach in 1921, was part of an oil boom that opened up new job opportunities throughout southern California in both oil fields and refineries. Because the work was dirty and often dangerous, both oil well drilling and refining paid premium wages.
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Long Beach Area History: Community Builders
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Long Beach is a large and diverse community. It has a large urban university, an international port, tourist serving hotels and a convention center, water sports and recreation petroleum production and refining facilities, aerospace and other manufacturing and industrial plants as well as commercial offices and re...
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Mexican American/Chicano History: Rancho Los Alamitos - Hotchkis Collection
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Rancho Los Alamitos is located on the boundary between Los Angeles and Orange counties in southern California. It's a portion of a Spanish land grant that, late in the nineteenth century, was purchased by members of the Bixby family who lived there and farmed the land. The ranch was surrounded by one of the riches...
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Women's History: Feminist Health Movement
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From its earliest days in the 1960s, the women’s liberation movement focused on abortion and women’s right to control their bodies. Some of the more radical groups engaged in underground abortion clinics, most notably in Chicago
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Women's History: Professionals and Entrepreneurs (Early Twentieth Century)
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By the early 20th century, women increasingly were entering into a variety of professions, including law, medicine and journalism although teaching and nursing still provided the most common options available to them. Although they had entered medicine in the 19th century, two hundred years later they still faced...
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