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Women's History: Reformers and Radicals (Early Twentieth Century)
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(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
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Historically, women's reform and radical activities have taken various forms. Some women worked in organizations that specifically focused on the position of women in society, such as the fight for woman suffrage (see Suffragist Series) while others worked in organizations like the National Council of Negro Women,...
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American Indian Studies: American Indian Lives
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Founded in 1969, the American Indian Studies program at CSULB attracted a wide range of native community-based activists as well as non-native students interested in American Indian culture and society. Women played a very prominent role both in departmental activities and in planning campus events. Although there...
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Labor History: Individual Labor Activists
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This series is comprised of several individuals who were active in the labor movement and/or were participants in historic moments in labor history. In contrast to those included in the other labor history series, they are the sole narrators about the particular union(s) in which they were active and/or events in...
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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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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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Long Beach Area History: The Development of California State University Long Beach (CSULB)
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South Los Angeles-Orange County State College opened in a Long Beach apartment building in 1949. It was planned to serve the expanding suburbs in the area. First, however, it trained teachers for the schools in those suburbs even as it moved to a permanent campus and began to occupy permanent buildings. As its fac...
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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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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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Women's History: Rosie the Riveter Revisited
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The Rosie the Riveter Revisited project, funded by NEH Grant (RC 00019-80-1459) and Rockefeller Foundation Grant (GA HUM 7924 and 8139) grants, was designed to do just that, using the medium of oral history. A total of forty-four Los Angeles production workers and two Women's Counselors were interviewed for the pr...
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